History of HaStyle
HaStyle was born and raised in Flushing, Queens.Growing
up, summers with his grandmother in Queensbridge
Housing Projects creatively influenced the young musical and visual artist. His father was also a strong influence, developing the young man culturally with lessons of history, knowledge, and political awareness. Throughout high school he wrote poetry, which evolved into the Hip Hop lyrics that
led him to perform in showcases and open mic venues throughout New York City.
After graduating high school in the 90s, HaStyle earned his Master License in Barbering, a trade and skill he uses when he’s not still teaming up with the Queens NYC underground
rap group “DMO” (Dead Men’s Organization). Consisting of Apani B Fly Emcee, Mike One, and “L.I.F.E. Long,” the group enabled HaStyle to expand and openly express his talents. DMO performed at various shows across New York and aired a radio show called “The Graveyard Shift on 105.1 FM (WNWK).”
HaStyle’s unique flow and talent led him to form a group
with UK Hip Hop Producer/Artist Configa. Under the name Configa & HaStyle, they released a single and video “Wut You Got,” catching the attention of Chuck D’s ‘And You Don’t Stop’ radio show where the song found heavy rotation. HaStyle
was prominently featured in “SLAM Live & Direct” performance events, which also featured Legendary Producer and Grammy Award Winner Easy Mo Bee. HaStyle was signed as a Hip
Hop Artist to Supernatural INC Music (formerly SLAM Worldwide) and in October 2018 released his debut album “Universal Fear,” with the featured video and single
“Revolution is HaStyle.”
In 2019, HaStyle began collaborating with the Hip Hop Producer/Artist collective “The Revolt.” He co-wrote the
song and video “The Red Card” and the follow-up single and social anthem “Power,” which debuted in Spring 2020 as part of Show Racism The Red Card’s music project “The Red Card.”
HaStyle continues to make an impact in the world by utilizing his talents through music and visual arts.