Optimiztiq Aka Alex McDonald born October 24, 1990. Born and raised in Placerville, CA. Inspired by music at an early age Optimiztiq knew what became very passionate and motivated to pursue music as a career and lifestyle. after graduating high school he had already released 2 albums. taking his career seriously he went to Pinnacle College for sound engineering and graduated with honers in september 2010. Optimiztiq moved to L.A. in 2011 to build a stronger fan base and network. Optimiztiq has shared the stage with artists such as: Snoop Dogg, Tech N9ne, Andre Nickatina, Smoov-E, Brotha Lynch, Too $hort, E-40, Afroman, Keak Da Sneak, Kurrupt, Warren G, Krizz Kaliko, Kutt Calhoun, Cognito, Prof Etc.