For as long as he can remember, music has always been an integral part of Courtney Waugh’s life. At 16, he formed a music group with a few friends called, Boys In Effect.
Born and raised in the midst of the sunshine city of Portmore, prolific singer – songwriter Courtney Waugh is intent on using his music to heal. He goes by the stage name, Him-pac, the name is inspired by his all time favorite – American rapper, activist and actor 2PAC.
Waugh pay homage by creating his name from the word impact (H.I.M.P.A.C representing Haile Selassie Imperial Majesty and 2PAC).
Him-pac’s music be categorized into Dancehall, R&B and Reggae infused with smooth R&B vocals and close harmonies into contemporary rhythms. His hopeful lyrics and melodies reflects on unpredictable real-life situations.
After surviving a fatal accident in 1998, Him-pac has since dedicated his music to uplift and empower the new generation. He has worked with well – known producers in the music industry such as Mikey Steer of Walkway 30
Productions – Steer has produced for the likes of LUST group and Mad Cobra. Him-pac passion for music was kindled the revolutionary sounds of artists like Bob Marley, Dennis Brown and Sizzla.
Building a conscious reputation for himself, Him-pac is signed to his own record label, Warriers Production along with his artist D’emhar. Him-pac has been on the music scene professionally since 2001, steadily making strides with his music. He also owns a clothing brand of the same name. In 2021, Him-pac released his first of seven EP titled, Natural Mystic Vol 1. –
His philosophy in life is Don’t just exist, transform lives.