Shye, hip-hop artist hails from legendary Chicago growing up in the Harvey area where basketball was everything for the MC. Rapping most of his life putting out mix-tapes in school, Shye didn’t consider his dream until his senior year when he strayed away from basketball and moved to the West Coast to record and pursue his music career. Shye has worked with numerous acts such as Cardo,Rich Hil, Gerald Walker, Bj The Chicago Kid, GLC and has released three projects. First one titled “Shut UP Roll UP and Ride” hosted by Cali’s own Dj ILL Will and DJ Rampage in 2010 brought a lot of recognition his way and established legit fans of his music and movement with 7,000 downloads off Dj ILL Will’s HotNewHipHop website with no promotion. An ep tape which was released via iTunes and downloadable for free entitled “Lavish Dreams X Addictions” which is a favorable tape of the up and coming MC receiving over 10,000 downloads and two music videos via youtube with over 40,000 views on the single “6am”. “Follow My Lead” is the latest project released hosted by Chicago’s own Dj Victoriouz and Dj Twin where Shye shows versatility and growth as he gives you a bit of his life and experiences. “BLE” is the next album coming soon with a visual for the single “Jealousy” (BLE) out via youtube. Shye brings traditional flavor and culture to the indy scene you guys should be on the look out for him and to keep up with new music, getting to know more about the artist or to recap on music you’ve might have missed youtube @imshye twitter and instagram @imshye as well.

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