Lyriqs a native of Linden, New Jersey personifies what it means to be an artist. The multi-talented producer,songwriter, vocalist & poet embodies what creativity is. His music is a departure from what is being heard on the radio & in hip hop these days. That can be heard in his latest single Level 99. Lyriqs started his interest in music as a dj from the early age of 15. Taking cues from the elements of Hip-Hop and blending them with beats from old records acquired from his father's collection. As time & skill progressed Lyriqs self taught style of production utilizing cassette tapes and turntables gave him local notoriety. Lyriqs attributes his musical influences to talented greats; such as, A Tribe Called Quest, The Fugees, the funk of the 70's era and ranging to his aunt, jazz artist Antionette Montaque and many more. His musical foundation was grounded in the truest sounds of genuine melody that can still be heard in his music today. Lyriqs' music is reminiscent of early hip hop without losing it's relevance, thus staying current and fresh. It's music that tells a story. It's creativity at its finest.