Ride With Me
Kay’O is a songwriter and hip hop recording artist from Lynchburg, Virginia. Upon releasing his first Independent Album ‘The First 48’, he was featured in Hip Hop Weekly Indie Grind Spotlight which highlighted the song "Lane Switchin'”, this track along with 13 others on the album were produced by Dope Boi Beatz producer of "Don't” by Bryson Tiller. It was this album that won Kay’O the 2015 MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR award presented by All-Star Mixtape Awards. Kay’O was born in California where he began learning the trades of the music business from his father during his adolescent years in Los Angeles. Eventually he would make the transition to Lynchburg with his family. During high school Kay'O began his musical endeavors and taking his music career serious. December of 2011 he released the mixtape ‘Let Me In’ which was his pitch to the music industry that he was ready for the game. This mixtape was followed up by ‘Let Me In, Vol. 2’ in May 2012. Kay’O decided to take his knowledge of the music business as well as his talents of crafting his own music and released his first Independent album titled ‘The First 48’ on October 20, 2014. During this time Kay'O established his own record label, Kay'O Musik LLC and it was under this imprint he release his first official album. Kay’O has also signed 3 artist to the label notably Richie who has gained a buzz in his hometown of Lynchburg, Virginia. The label is also in talks with four more artists who are eager to become a part of the team. Since this time Kay'O has worked with Hip Hop/ Pop/EDM/Progressive House record producer and DJ Zoe Buddha and was featured along with Ilisa Juried on the dance single "Let Go”. This year Kay’O follows up with the EDM banger "Mind Blown" and the single “Teach You” featuring Quis Vandross which was featured as a HEATSEEKERS on HotNewHipHop.com has set the tone for the upcoming release ‘Everlasting Summer’ a 6 track EP that is highlighted by a remake of the classic “All Night Long” feat. Raheem DaVaughn, is set for release Nov. 29th. Kay’O is a force all on his own and is fearless in his creativity leaving open the possibilities for new endeavors and new sounds.