Introducing this week’s Featured Artist Young Lye!
Born in the birthplace of Hip Hop, the Boogie Down Bronx, rising Hip Hop MC Jimmell Clarke aka Young Lye is a 21-year old recording artist for 14 years now, whose stage name is a play off of the strength and respect for the king of the jungle. Young Lion as it stands for, his latest single Whip It is the subject of a to-date 6 month campaign based on the premise of heightening awareness of his brand, and the release of his Sick Dope Vol 1 Mixtape now available. The perfect compliment to his Jimi Kendrix (Grammy Award Winning) produced Jordan #1 as he sought to follow up the success of his viral success seen with releases Drop It 2 Da Floor, and Don’t GIve Up. His resume includes performances as opening act for well known performers the likes of Maino, Freeway, Styles P, Jada Kiss, Sheek Louch of The Lox, Cory Gunz of Young Money, Remy Ma and Papoose, French Montana, DJ WebStar as well as G-Units own Tony Yayo and Lloyd Banks. Backed by $tack Large Empire Entertainment via a distribution agreement with Universal Music Group / Concore Entertainment which has propelled him to the next level in his career, after amassing countless commendations as the next star in Hip-Hop. His mixtape placements include: Coast 2 Coast Mixtape Vol. 212 hosted by DJ PREMIER. His track ”Shorty Got Me Cuffin” as well as ‘The Indie Top 50 Vol.106’ Mixed by DJ Cannon Banyon, Young Lye’s latest mixtape is call ”Sick Dope VoL1”, his first mixtape is call ”STL VoL1” he made it when he was 15 years old.
Young Lye’s music is featured on the mixtapes: ”Indie All Star VoL5” with track Whip it, ”The Far From Pretty Mixtape,” ”Dope Souf VoL3”, ”We Got The Hookup VoL2” with track ”Jordan” featured, ”Indie All Star VoL6”, ”Rookies On The Block VoL1,” ”No Days Off” with his hot single call ”Money Route” and many others.
His newest track ”Stop Faking” is out. He’s currently working on a new 14-track album.
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