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Last updated 5/11/2015 at 10:02pm
My name is Michael Thomas but I also go by Pensmoke, the name I record my music under. I'm a rapper.
I was born in the Smoky Mountains of Eastern Tennessee.
I am of Gaduwa (Cherokee) heritage. My family descends from Jim Cheoa, Ah-lin-nih Cheoa, and Ail-cih Cheoa on the Siler Roll and Oowahooskee on the 1817 Reservation Roll.
Within a couple of weeks after being born, my family moved from the Smokies all the way to the other side of the state-Memphis.
My father left when I was a baby and I've had contact with him from time to time and correspondence from him occasi...