Charismatic Southern rapper Cyhi da Prynce, began his industry ascendance as a member of Stone Mountain, Georgia’s infamous rap group, Hoodlum, a short-lived Def Jam Records group. After establishing himself as a successful solo artist, he has grown to become a critical favorite, known especially for his entertaining, yet truthful musical rap lyrics. Born Cydel Young, on September 15, 1984, in Atlanta, GA, Prynce grew up in the city of Decatur, GA, in Atlanta’s Stone Mountain region. There he developed relationships with L.A. Reid, Clive Davis, Mark Pitts, Ludacris, Lil John, Jazzy Phe, Scarface and Keith Sweat. He soon joined the group Hoodlum, a rap group, also hailing from Decatur.