BrayLinn Ra-Shahn Simmons whom goes by the stage name BrayLay Da Bitniz, was born February 12,1990 at Brackenridge hospital In Austin,TX.
He is the youngest of three brothers and a half sister. As a child he grew up in the Northgate Housing Projects. At the age of 3, Braylinn and family moved to Ft.Pierce, FL. They would move between the states for most of his childhood eventually settling back home in Austin at the age of 9.
By the age of 14, BrayLinn had excelled in singing , winning a UIL competition, and best tenor and vocalist 2 years in a row in school. He was signed to his first indie label later that year as a freshman in high school. A 17, He began recording , and writing hooks with local producer/rapper K-mart, and Dunny TX.
In 2014 Bray released his first self- produced EP, "The Life EP, and the double- EP "HouseParties and HeartAche". In 2015, he released "#Est1990" and the compilation Album "B.R.A.Y." Which made the "50 most important albums of 2015" on Orvld.com.