Sonny Shotz is a rapper from Boston, MA. Sonny Shotz, originally born in Côte d'Ivoire, Africa, is an up and coming rapper and producer. In 2008, he teamed up with DJ Mendoza and visual artist Kevin Murphy Walunas, who grew up in the same hometown as he did. Sonny then eventually joined up with other producers and singers, such as producer Mik Beats, singer Jordan Brown and singer Sid Sriram. This group of singers, producers and artists lead to the formation of the Boston based music production group It's The Dean's List.