When Sippi made his way back into his hometown in the summer of 2011, he was graciously introduced to Retro South Music Group. Krucial, Gettyberg, JC, and manager Orlando welcomed him into a studio, something he had yet to experience as an artist. After many appearances at shows throught MS and AL with the group, Sippi decided that the stage name “Sippi” was too common among local rappers in the area. With the help of Retro, the name William Faulkner was brought up. The name came from a very famous short story author who was; in fact, born a Mississippi native. Taking a liking to the name and the concept behind it, He shortened the name to “Willie Faulk” which gave it its own original feel.
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