[Artists] - "Unsigned Hype" @YungReno

Yung RenoLocation: Washington DC
Genre: HipHop
Label/Unsigned: Unsigned

Originally born Nicholas Hamilton, the New York City native grew up in the crime and drug ridden streets of East Elmhurst, Queens. Rapper Yung Reno gives new meaning to the rose that grew from concrete. With his NY influenced sound and gritty lyrics he stands out amongst his peers. Growing up, Reno took interest in regular activities as a child but it was at a 6th grade talent show where he discovered his passion for rapping and performing. From that point he has worked on perfecting his craft; performing at local shows, participating in freestyle battles and appearing on several mixtapes and Independent albums. Wanting to not only better himself as an entertainer but also as a person he decided to attend Howard University in Washington DC. Howard is where he was able to really exercise his talent, performing at HU Homecoming Yardfest, opening for the likes of Marsha Ambrosius and being showcased as one of Howard’s top 10 emcees. It is also where he met his long-time friend and manager Brandon Mimms. Yung Reno pulls inspiration from life experiences and his surroundings. He wants to be known as an artist who gives his craft everything, whether he's in the studio, on stage or on record.

 Episode 1 : Fit For a King

TMC: Introduce Yourself. 
YR: Yung Reno, the prince of New York, the King of Queens aka Reno Brown.

TMC: What made you pursue music?  

YR: I grew up around music of all kinds. I always heard it in my household. My cousin introduced me to hiphop at a young age and I just became obsessed with it. I started writing and rapping my own lyrics in like the 1st or 2nd grade. Pursuing it just came natural.

TMC: What sets you apart from other artists?  

 YR: My life,my story. Nobody else lived the life I live. Nobody had my same exact experiences and I ain't have theirs. I also feel like I'm great in all dimensions, lyrics,content,ear for beats.


TMC: Tell us something people may not know about you? 
YR: I'm a excellent chef haha...ladies love that.

TMC: What projects do you have planned for the near future? 

YR: I've got the "Reno Brown EP" coming out in a few months. That's basically gonna be an introduction to my Reno Brown persona,bringing back that Gambino,Mafioso story telling style. And then I got "Crown Royale" coming after that in the summer. That's the 3rd installment to the King series I got going on right now.
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