Carolina Street Connect: Fly Guy
Our Carolina Street Connect artist of the week is a group out of Gaffney, SC called Fly Guy. Be sure to catch their new single “Off The Chain” all week at 9:30pm with Danny Diaz.
Born Dante Jackson & Kennard Wilson, Cloud Gang Music Group (CGMG) creators and owners are keeping the Carolina’s on the map. Credibility is not an issue for these Gaffney bred artists. With their heavy gut checking punch lines and slick use of metaphors, Fly Guy Cloud Gang are the Method Man and Redman of the new Wu-Tang Clan, The new millennium Outkast along with their own version of the Dungeon Family.
The two young artists have been together since the age of 13 developing an unbreakable chemistry and incredible love for music. By the age of 22 they released their first official mix tape along with Street Executives Dj Esudd (2 Chainz Dj) as a host. The mix tape exceeded their expectations landing a smash hit by the name of “She Bad” on Charlotte’s, North Carolina’s station Power98 which quickly spread to surrounding radio stations up and down the east coast from Miami to Philadelphia. The young artist precedent success was a beacon of light to let them know that they had what it took to make noise in this over crowded industry of artists.
The two artists have a complete arsenal of music which is sure to captivate any age group. There unique love for hip hop allows them to tap into places most artists cant reach. Fly Guy’s style seems to be more of a spoken word not just catchy or flashy song lyrics but songs with actual meaning and substance. Which can be heard on their newest mix tape The Come Up. It consists of the two artists life stories from the struggles of rising from poverty to being self made men who made a name for their selves along with experiences in there home town to being on the road for months on end. Fly Guy has undeniable raw talent, remarkable stage presence, and creative chemistry which shows on and off stage.
Fly Guy has performed at a plethora of venues all over the country. With them receiving positive feedback and being featured in hip hop publications such as Ryder’s Magazine, Hype Magazine, XXL and Starpulse. The two are surely on the rise despite them being from a small town in South Carolina, the only thing Fly Guy seems to be lacking is the correct amount of exposure. Still being able to grip die hard fans from all over, the two artist are sure to make a major impact in the future of hip hop…