Paulo Rodriguez (born May 7th, 1991), better known as P-Lo, is a Filipino-American Rapper and Producer based in San Francisco. He is a member of The HBK Gang along with Iamsu! and Kehlani.
Rodriguez was raised in Pinole, CA and is of Filipino heritage. He grew up in a large Filipino household and his father collected vinyl records of the likes of Carlos Santana, Eric Clapton, and The Beatles. In 2011, P-Lo began to become involved in the Hyphy San Francisco scene and joined The HBK Gang. His early influences were The Neptunes and Kanye West whose intiricate sampling and orchestration on albums like Late Registration would deeply affect P-Lo's style. Some of P-Lo's most notable credits include Wiz Khalifa's "Bout Me" and Yo Gotti's "Act Right." [+]