William Stephanus aka 2nd Thought is a beatmaker, producer and DJ based in Melbourne. Growing up in Windhoek, Namibia, he moved back to Australia at the age of 16. He was inspired to create music after hanging out at ‘The Horn’; Melbourne’s iconic Ethiopian restaurant, which features weekly afro-jazz jam sessions. 2nd Thought is also the younger brother of MC One Sixth, a heavy of the Melbourne Hip Hop scene.
2nd Thought creates sample-based music on the MPC 5000, often playing his own bass and keys loops. He works freelance and is currently producing a variety of Hip Hop and Spoken Word projects which are due to be released in 2016.