Sean Forbes

By: Maddie Bolejack


Sean was born (and raised) February 5, 1982 in Detroit. He became deaf from spinal meningitis when he was only a few months old. He attended R.I.T/N.T.I.D which is the worlds first and largest technical college for the deaf. Sean has been involved with music for all of his life, he started writing songs and playing the drums when he was ten, which sparked his interest in rap. Sean is now 33 and has 2 albums.

"The man who has done his level best... is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure."

Interesting facts

Effect on the Deaf Community

Sean Forbes signs as well as sings all of his songs in concerts making his music fun for both hearing and deaf people. He positively impacted the deaf community by giving them this type of opportunity.
Sean Forbes "I'm Deaf"