Sol Moravia-Rosenberg, aka Sol, is an independent rapper based in Seattle, Washington. He recorded his first releases, Murda on the Mic (2008) and The Ride (2009), while in high school. The three-volume Dear Friends series was released from early 2009 through mid-2011. Yours Truly, his first proper album, was released in January 2012. It reached number 73 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, as well as number 24 on the Heatseekers chart. A fellowship awarded by the University of Washington allowed him to travel for ten months. The journey involved visits to several countries, including Haiti, his mother's homeland. Freshly inspired, he wrote and recorded upon his return. An EP, Open Eyes, was released in September 2013.