Paris Bryant has already recognized the power of a positive perspective against any and all adversity. The Maryland-born and Brooklyn-based rapper spreads light through the culture with an uplifting message lifted even higher by verbal gymnastics and soaring melodies. Despite a turbulent childhood, he embraced this outlook early on. As classmates drummed out beats on the lunch table, he developed his wordplay in real time during grade school. By nine-years-old, he picked up guitar before eventually learning keyboard. Music offered some stability as he bounced back and forth between living with his mom and dad. Following his mother’s second five-year incarceration, he moved to The Bronx with his grandmother at the age of twelve. New York felt like a culture shock as he dealt with bullying due to his southern accent and thrifted clothes.
He pursued music even harder, launching his own music club in high school and uploading early ideas online. Recorded after hours at his local church, he posted “Blessed” on SoundCloud and kicked off his career. “Heartbreak” gained real traction as his material made it into the hands of Cinematic Music Group who signed him in 2021. In 2021, his energy shines on a series of singles for Cinematic Music Group/Geffen Records. Music offered some stability as he bounced back and forth between living with his mom and dad. Following his mother’s second five-year incarceration, he moved to The Bronx with his grandmother at the age of twelve and quickly decided he wanted to pursue music.
He’s passionate about bringing a positive energy into the rap game and with “Mad Mad” you’re immediately sold on energy the kid bring. Music is so much deeper than him, he believes it’s about other people too, “When you listen to me, I want you to be happy, feel peace, and have joy instead all of these dark feelings. I want you to dance and sing along. I want you to feel this light that shines.”
Additionally, he announces his signing to Cinematic Music Group in partnership with Geffen Records. Check out his latest visual below for “Mad Mad”.
Distinguishing himself right out of the gate, the 17-year-old budding talent transmits positive messages over organic production. On “Mad Mad,” he weaves together thought-provoking bars and show-stopping vocals above a backdrop of acoustic guitar and 808s. The accompanying visual finds him rapping alone around New York in the middle of the night as it captures his palpable charisma on-screen.
We got a chance to chat with Paris about his his reaction after signing, his musical inspirations, dream collaborations, new music on the way + much more. Get into the interview below.
How’s Everything On His End.
Being Signed To Cinematic Music Group.
New Single “Tragedy”
His Track “Mad, Mad”
Names Top 5 Rappers.
Musical Inspirations Growing Up.
What RESPECT. Means To Him.
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