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YUNG Ayee

YUNG AYEE

 
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In an industry that has seen its share of fly by night acts and carbon copy followers, Shajuan Butler aka Young A is the real deal Holyfield when it comes to making hits. The St. Louis born rapper now just 22 years of age, has put in more than enough time on the grind. Inking with his brothers label, Street Team Entertainment in 2004, he was a major feature on the 2006 compilation, “Street Sweepers Volume 1.” Spending the last couple years perfecting his craft doing countless freestyles and songs, it’s his time to take the forefront.
Locked in the studio for the next couple months with in house producer Duke Lamarr, he’s looking at a first quarter release of his Solo mix-tape titled, “The Renovation.” This will be the breath of fresh air the St. Louis music scene needs! It will feature his new single Go For What You Know, which is quickly becoming a fan favorite. With the ability to make club bangers and songs for the streets this project will not disappoint. This is just the beginning of a lot to come from the young up start in the near future.
After spending years on crafting and molding his style, he has finally found his proper lane too stick with. With the upcoming release of Yung Ayee’s mix-tape, “The Renovation,” the object is to give you nothing short of great music as he paints a perfect picture with his lyrical artistry.


Press Release
Yung Ayee and Street Team Entertainment
Forget the pretenders and the followers – the real deal is here, St. Louis! Rising faster than ever and ready to become the next challenger to the Midwest hip hop throne, Yung Ayee is making waves throughout the indie community with his latest single “Go For What You Know.” A dangerously captivating combo of thumping beats, eye-popping swag and an impeccable flow, this is the next sensation to keep tabs on.
A lifelong music fan and bonafide hip hop addict, Yung Ayee spent years honing his craft – writing, practicing and freestyling his way through his teenage years. By 2004 he landed on his brother’s own Street Team Entertainment record label, earning a major feature on the Street Sweepers Volume 1 compilation in 2006.
“Go For What You Know” hit the internet on August 8, 2013, immediately garnering attention throughout the indie hip hop scene as well as eventual airplay from college radio stations and select FM markets. High profile performances quickly followed, including opening slots for Chingy, Fresco Kayne, Murphy Lee and others.
Derrick “Retro Jordan” Jackson touted the up and comer’s style, saying “So I tried to warn all non-believers a short while ago but I guess my words fell upon deaf ears, but here he is poised to take over the local music scene and also making an attempt to take over nationally is Street Team flagship artist Young A.”
After drawing comparisons to Big Sean, J Cole, Wale and other heavy hitters, Yung Ayee continued to build his song catalog in preparation for his highly anticipated solo mixtape. The Renovation will be the dynamic, versatile lyricist’s first major release, slated to hit the streets on December 29, 2013.
Dedicated, motivated and 100 percent committed, Yung Ayee is ready to take on the world from his humble beginnings in St. Louis. Streaming audio including “Go For What You Know” can be found on his official Sound Cloud page, along with performances from other members of the Street Team Entertainment crew. Connect with him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for all the latest news and updates, as well as the upcoming release of The Renovation.





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