Biography / Info
Aych was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware. Living in a household of just his mother and sister, he learned very quickly the meaning of independence from his mother. Spending a lot of his childhood years in the Jackson St. Boys Club, his attention was strongly geared towards basketball. Until he heard Rakim's "I Ain't No Joke". It was then he began adding his own words to the equation.
In his early high school years, he started getting into music on a larger scale, battling other rappers at lunch tables and parties. Basically, if they were rapping, Aych was there. After gaining the respect of his peers, in 2001, he began recording with a few of his friends. Then in the summer of 2003, Aych took a trip to Tampa, Florida that would change his life substantially.
With a 3 month visit to Tampa, Florida under his belt, he also gained the interest of Jamal Peacock who seen great potential in this raw musician from Delaware. Jamal who is now Aych's mentor offered him a place to live, giving him an opportunity to rap for rent.
From there it started! Aych attended an open mic night so much and gained the respect of his peers that the club manager gave him his own night to do events. So with the artists behind him along with a few influential djs he started his own open mic night in 2006 called “Da Cypher”. It started as just a way to bring in a couple extra dollars then quickly became the place to be for the underground scene on Tampa. Aych’s name flourished as well as his music. Opening for various multi platinum album selling artists and two appearances on BET’s 106 & Park Aych became pretty popular pretty fast.
Aych is currently touring in the United States, Asia and soon France. He is also currently the host of a local television show called Flip TV, still running “Da Cypher” open mic night in Tampa and Atlanta, as well as maintaining his non-profit organization called “Enterprize Sports & Entertainment”. The hard working musician has a humble presence and a hunger for greatness. Should be interesting to see whats next.
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