C.C Merit is a rising hip-hop influence from Orangeburg, SC. Chasing his dream, C.C Merit arrived in Charlotte in 2007, attacking the club scene and hip-hop venues growing his network as well as his following. His motivation for success is to provide a better life for his family he cannot stop until he reaches his goal. C.C Merit has an ear for music trends he stays on top of what is relevant and marketable. C.C.Merit is also a model. He’s been featured on blogs, magazines, and other forms of media .During CHARLOTTE FASHION WEEK he performed and soon as he got off the stage he had to run to get changed so he could walk the runway for a designer. “My mom always told me I should model” Merit says, " I finally understand why she told me that". Chasing his dream of being a rapper he saw other avenues opening so he traveled them so he could reach his full potential.