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Hybrid / Bio

HyBrid can described as the new vioce hip hop needs.His music reflects the struggle of living through poverty making a way to achieve sucess.Born Ryan Hamer Oct 3 1986 in columbia south carolina, Ryan would always have an attraction to music.With His single parent houshold and no siblings an his mother working often, he often indulged himself in his mothers CD collection, an zoned out to the tunes of Micheal Jackson, George Clinton an the Parliment, an The Isley Brothers.School life would also be lonely for Ryan as he was always picked on and riddiculed.This only drove him into music further.Ryans mother was from Queens NY, an had often traveled up an down the eastcoast, moving from diffrent schools an neighborhoods also played apart in introducing Ryan to new people an cultures, an styles of music.At the age of 17 in 2003 Ryan returned home from a 2 year stay in elizabeth NJ.His childhood friend Jason came to his house rapping an suggested ryan try.From then Hybrid was born.Ryan would go on to meet local sc recording artist collard greens in a rap battle tournament.Wowing the judges an Greens, winning the battle, Greens took Hybrid under his wing allowing Hybrid to be his opening act, an producing his first original track.Hybrid would then branch out in 2004 to the local recording label Gelly Tight, where he started to open up for bigger named southern rappers( Yin yang Twins, Pastor Troy).After the collapse of Gelly Tight in 2005 Hybrid found himself searching for a label, after taking time to learn more of the industury, an the frustration of looking for a label, He decided to try his hand independently at music. Around 2007 he met up with blind and extremley talented producer Jbreezey. Breezey had already been working with major artist, (shawnna DTP, princess CRIMEMOB), an had been looking to work with new raw talent, finding Hybrid, Taylor Boy, and Blind Fury. Booking his own shows, managing his own carrer, an funding himself.Hybrid is the new vioce of hip hop to those tired of the same cliche rappers. Studing artist like Mystikal, Bone thugs, an DMX,etc. HyBrid has a gritty energetic sound with mostly melodic hooks,along with energetic unforgetable stage performance he has a truley uniqe style.He has worked with many local artist, but works mostly with his long-time friends Taylor Boy, an Blind Fury. Along side performing on stage he also makes great commercials, such as for Cell King, an night clubs that are very effective.Determination and amazing raw talent are the words to describe HyBrid as he is set out to not only be heard, but to bring meaning an purpose back to southern hip hop!

General Info

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Hip Hop / Rap / RnB

Contact Info

Columbia, SC
Ryan Hamer

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