Los Angeles-based emcee F.Y.I. presents the HighTop Bully-directed music video for “SYS”, his new single produced by Sir Jon Lee. The single appears on Herecember 20NOW, F.Y.I.’s new album which also features “Boom” (stream)produced by J Cole collaborator !LLMind. F.Y.I.’s previous album ameriBLACKKK (iTunes) spawned visuals for “These The Times (Don’t Judge)” (Youtube), while his previous album F.Y.I. Invented Green generated videos for singles “Legend of G.O.A.T.” (watch) and “Trust Me” (watch). F.Y.I. first gained notoriety in 2010 as part of trio Those Chosen and their collaborations with Grammy-Award winning producer, IZ Avila, earning them a slot on URB’s 25 Artists To Watch. In 2012 F.Y.I. collaborated with Ab-Soul on “Dopamine” (Bandcamp). In 2014 he dropped his first solo mixtape Yo! The Places You’ll Gowhich hit #1 on CMJ’s Hip Hop Charts (Bandcamp). He dropped an exclusive freestyle for HipHopDX (Youtube) and has also appeared in the European reality show Holland in Da Hood (Youtube). “I want to take a sound that’s so prevalent in rap and show that you can be creative, come with lyrics and still bounce all at the same time,” F.Y.I. says.” These Soundcloud trap rappers had they shot and its time for the real to reign supreme again.”
F.Y.I. – “SYS” (video)
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