He's not in this to be average, Timmy Brabston is making music that takes risks and blows minds.
And he's bringing tracks with the kind of firepower that will lyrically infuse your headphones and move dance floors.
Wearing a clean-cut charm, Timmy steps out of the mold with a hip-hop style all his own.
He proved his prowess in his debut single, "
Only Thing Poppin'," featuring Chinx, which played on over 10 radio stations across the country this winter.
It took me to a whole other world," Timmy said of being introduced to hip hop through the Marshall Mathers LP at a young age.
Since then he has been inspired by many of his favorite rappers like J Cole, Kid Ink and Logic. "
I love all kinds of rap, and, as an artist myself, I try to incorporate a lot of styles."
As a young rapper who's new to the game, Timmy's not afraid to step up to the stereotypes and stomp out any doubts that he can spit with the best of them.
Penning his own rhymes since the age of 10, Timmy set out to expose his emotions and draw his listeners into his original take on the genre.
His lyrics are thoughtful and creative, and his focus on raising his bar is what propels him.
Timmy began recording at 14 and has since released two mixtapes, along with his self-titled EP and latest single, "
On It," both on i
I definitely want to make an impact.
I want to appeal to all people.
I want to be radio friendly, club friendly and appeal to bigger audiences," said the California born, New Jersey-raised rapper.
His tracks are indicative of that desire; he's serving up deep, passionate tracks, "mixed feelings and a whole lot of party hits." "
I always try to express what I'm feeling…sometimes I feel like a completely different person when I'm rapping."