Taccara Lawanson, also known by her online moniker, Taccara Rae/Ling, was born in Englewood, New Jersey, the daughter of Vernice Holmes and Carl Holmes Jr. Her father is of African-American and Native American descent and her mother, is of White/European, Portuguese and Jewish descent. She has one younger brother. She grew up and attended elementary school in Norwalk, CT and later moved to Stamford, CT, where she completed middle school and graduated from Stamford High School. Growing up, Taccara was a child model and actress. By her late teens, she had successfully acted in theatrical plays in school and theater houses, also appearing in television and film roles. She studied acting and theater at the prestigious Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute and Weist Barron Studios in New York City.
Yinka Lamboginny Lawanson, also known by his online moniker, Lamb, was born in Lagos, Nigeria, the son of Azubuka Peace Lawanson and Ayodele Koffi Lawanson. His father was of Nigerian and Ghanaian descent and his mother was Nigerian. He has three siblings. He attended elementary and middle school in Lagos, where he graduated from Media Merit High School. Growing up, Yinka was involved in theatrical plays and musicals throughout Lagos. By his early 20's, he had established his organization, S.A.L.T/I Believe in Prison Reform. Yinka is also an accomplished recording artist, having worked with the likes of DJ JImmy Jatt, Korede Bello, Stonebwoy, Elephant Man, and Olamide, to name a few. His most recent single, "Count Your Blessings" is currently featured on Apple Music and Spotify playlists around the world.