Curtis Heru was born in Raleigh, NC but raised in Kingstree, SC. He is the owner of the free enterprise Hakuna Matata Unlimited, which offers Vibrational Therapy, African Fashion, African Dance, Art, Meditation, Cultural Discourse and their Spiritech products. At Benedict College he served as an instructor for the School of Business and Economics, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music with an instrument specialty in saxophone, and is currently an Associate Artistic Director for an African cultural performance troupe. Curtis is also a candidate for a Master of Arts degree in Ethnomusicology from Kenyatta University, in Kenya. In 2011, Curtis was featured on a nationally broadcast musical TV series in Nairobi, Kenya, and has also been honored with the key to the City of Quibdo, Choco in Colombia for his leadership skills and work towards the ongoing fight for the enlightenment of the African Diaspora.