The art of song-writing and music production on the level that Hylynd does it is not easily attained. He is no mere “bedroom producer”. The collection of skills this seasoned recording artist possesses has developed over the course of two decades and it’s a current you feel and hear in his work.
Born and raised in North Carolina, Hylynd is a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist whose passion for music manifested early. At two years old, the musician was already playing drums, showcasing his talent and foreshadowing his later career. He would grace the stages in singing competitions by thirteen, winning at state and national levels. Hylynd would take his talent to clubs, festivals, and venues, performing and engaging with crowds. While other musicians rely solely on their talent and ability to play instruments, Hylynd has centered himself on mastering various branches of music production and is a highly sought-after vocal producer and arranger. When it comes to music directing and putting together his live shows, Hylynd has an intriguing & lively approach where you will find him moving seamlessly from the mic to piano, guitars, and synths. Hylynd truly is a Swiss army knife.
As an artist, Hylynd embodies the soul and energy of your favorite 90’s artist with a collection of sonic characteristics from pre-millennium arena pop to early 2000’s smooth r&b with a forward leaning finish. While his base isn’t inherently religious, they carry a sense of spirituality that listeners can feel within the melodies and colors of the sounds. This is especially felt in his newest single, ‘Crossfire’, where he paints the picture of loved ones & battles lost and how it feels to carry what feels like the weight of the world but refusing to give up, with a simple directive to himself and others: ”you can find me in the crossfire”.
Hylynd has worked with many talented individuals in the industry throughout his career. He has worked with Grammy-nominated and Hall of Fame vocal coach Jan Smith, who calls him, “a ridiculous talent and vocal athlete”. In the last two years, Hylynd signed non-exclusive publishing deals with Sonata, a branch of Soundscape Agency in London, 411 Music Group in Los Angeles, and Audiio Music Group in Nashville.
Hylynd is currently collaborating and co-producing new music with Grammy-nominated King Michael Coy, who has worked with Dr. Dre, H.E.R., Anderson Paak, and more. With more than 50,000 monthly online listeners, this is an artist to watch in 2022.