Peter William Nelson, better known by his stage name Copywrite, is an underground hip hop artist from Columbus, Ohio. He is a member of MHz Legacy (formerly known as MHz). He was a member of The Weathermen.
In 2002, Copywrite released his debut album, The High Exhaulted, on Eastern Conference. Production was handled by RJD2, Intalec, Mighty Mi, Camu Tao, and Copywrite himself. It was followed by Cruise Control Mixtape: Volume 1, which featured production from J-Zone, Jake One and Jay Dilla.
In 2010, Copywrite released his second album, entitled The Life and Times of Peter Nelson. The album featured guest appearances from Dilated Peoples, Sean Price, and Middle Distance Runner. It was produced by RJD2, Twiz the Beat Pro, and Surock, among others.
In 2012, Copywrite released his third album, God Save the King, on Man Bites Dog Records. It featured guest appearances from Mac Lethal, Roc Marciano, and Torae.
Copywrite is the grandson of the late singer Skip Nelson (born as Scipione Mirabella) who most notably sang and played piano/guitar for the Glenn Miller Band in the 1940s.
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