Ryan Vaughn(a.k.a. Strongboy) was born and raised in East St.louis,IL. Ryan since a young age has always had an ear for music. He particularly was moved by the music he heard in films. Ryan picked up his first instrument in the 6th grade which was the tenor sax. Shortly after he picked up the trumpet and violin. Later in his high school years he took a liking to what is now his main instrument the piano. Through the new innovations technology offered music, Ryan has been able to compose and arrange various genres of music. Currently Ryan is working on honing his skills so that he to can have his music featured in films.