Coco Butter was born July 22nd, 1980 and raised in Flushing, Queens. At the young age of eleven years old, CoCo heard Metallica’s Black Album for the first time, and it was then that his love for heavy metal music. He started playing bass at the age of seventeen and was determined to master the skill of bass playing. Coco joined his first band, Down for Life. Later on, after joining several different bands, CoCo found his place in a band called Soul on Fire (SOF). Shortly after joining SOF, CoCo made his first appearance on the Andrew Zarian show in June 2009, and quickly after gained a permanent spot on the GFQ Network.