Yung Gwop$ uses his pen and pad as a way to communicate his deepest thoughts.Posted by: Scott / Category: Blog
The bigger the better! Coming straight out of the “big easy” Yung Gwop is introducing him self to the music industry as a trendy big boy. He enters the music arena with big dreams and a vision to become one of biggest icons in rap. Yung Gwop started his pursuit in New Orleans, Louisiana where he grew up in the Lower 9th ward and relocated to Harvey, Louisiana (West bank).
Born Darryel Harrison, in 1985, he was taught at an early age to believe in himself and anything was possible. As a young man growing up on the streets of New Orleans in a city where crime is a way of life, Yung Gwop
found time to see life vicariously through the eyes and soul those who came before him. When others looked into a night of urban life in the city and felt hopeless and saw no way out, he looked into the same night and saw a glimpse of light at the end of a dark tunnel. Starting out writing Poetry Yung Gwop use his pen and pad as a way to communicate his deepest thoughts.
He’s Words to Paper, Lyrics to Rhymes and Melodies to Songs Yung Gwop Craft developed over time. Yung Gwop’s full speed drive took off in 2003 where he was giving the opportunity to open up for Lil Wayne at club “Upper Level” in Jackson MS. While studying Business Management at Jackson State, Yung Gwop also participated in many BET collage freestyle battles where he won first place in 2004. Continuing his studies at Jackson State, he also continued winning freestyle battles like the boost mobile freestyle battle in 2005 where he was offered a deal from def jam. Giving the opportunity to sign to a major label, yung gwop refuse because he wanted to see what college had in store for him.
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