Young.B Mr.901 ushers in an official Lark Films video for his boss anthem, “24 Factz”. Produced by Gross God, the video can be viewed on YouTube.
Born June 12th, 1992 in Covington, TN, raised throughout Tipton County, he goes by the name Young.B Mr.901. Discovering his passion for Poetry early in life, he began to take notice of his interest in combining words of expression.
Inspired by a Junior High friend who was producing music at the time, it was then that Young.B decided to transform his Poetry into music. He began recording on an old tape player, purchased by his Mother. After recording a series of songs, it didn’t take Young.B long to realize that he had gained a strong love for what he was doing. He enjoyed creating music! He later felt the need to upgrade his equipment to improve the quality of his sound, purchasing an old computer from a cousin, along with a computer mic, he then installed a studio recording software, Cool Edit Pro 2.0, even producing his own instrumentals with the FL Studio 6 software, all at just the age of 12.
After gaining access to the Internet at the age of 15, Young.B.Mr.901 creating himself a MySpace profile which helped expand his fan base as he began to promote & network himself online as an upcoming artist.
In 2008 Young.B released his first self produced, well known Twerk single entitled, “Wham”. The single was a big success and did thousands of numbers throughout the Internet on sites such as YouTube, Myxer, MySpace, & more! Young.B began receiving air play on several online radio stations, along with a few commercial stations as well. From the success of the single and fan videos, Young.B YouTube account gained a total of a million plus views and thousands of subscribers before the deactivation of that particular channel, leading him to the Nomination for “Teen Artist of The Year” in 2009 for the KnocDown SCM Awards in Memphis, TN.
During 2011, Young.B.Mr.901 dropped one of his most anticipated projects yet, “Julius Erving” The Mixtape . The project did thousands of plays and downloads via Mix Connect, which led him to be opening act for Memphis,TN legend, Playa Fly at Club Maserati in Mason, TN. “It was an honor to be able to do that show, having the opportunity to experience performing on the same stage with a true legend really meant a lot to me.” says Young.B.
In the Summer of 2012, Young.B linked up with Mississippi rap artist, Bee Dee Swaggna. Together they recorded the hit single, “Supa” produced by June G. After leaking the track via Facebook, Young.B. received a Twitter Notification from Radio Takeout in Dallas,TX that they were playing “Supa” heavily in rotation the very next day! He then took the single to local radio station Hot 107.1 in Memphis,TN. After 2 to 3 weeks, he received a call from a cousin of his one night saying, “Your song is on the radio they’re playing it now, you’re in the competition!” The competition was entitled “Hot 901 @ 9”, Young.B’s single “Supa” featuring Bee Dee Swaggna, won the competition 3 nights in a row, landing him a live interview at Hot 107.1! Following the success of the victory, “Supa” then began to receive air play every day in Memphis, along with cities such as Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, and Nashville, gaining the hit 25,000 plus hits on YouTube!
On December 13th, 2012, Young.B.Mr.901 released his sixth mixtape, “GM:1 Grind Mission”. Landing three features on the “901 Boyz” Movie soundtrack, directed by filmmaker Christopher Lark, “GM:1 Grind Mission” went bronze on Datpiff, with over 26,000 plus downloads all under the umbrella of All Star Entertainment!
Leading him to a nomination of “Bout 2 Blow Artist of The Year” for the 2012 KnocDown SCM Awards hosted by: Bigga Rankin, the mixtape was definitely a success!
Early 2013, Young.B released his seventh mixtape “901 Love 2: Reloaded”which would be featured in Get Right Music’s Top 100! The tape was lead by the single,“Hidden Emotions”, with over 58,000 plus hits on YouTube, becoming Young.B’s first official music video to air on National TV via SPV Network, We Up Next TV Show the following year!
Young.B.Mr.901 was also Nominated for “Slept On Artist of The Year” for the 2014 Knocdown SCM Awards.
In August of 2014, Young.B.Mr.901 dropped “Silence” which gained him over 24,000 views on You Tube and another prime time slot on the “We Up Next” TV show on SPV Network.
In March of 2015, Young.B.Mr.901 dropped “Sh*t Real” a single featured on “The Illustration” and received a great response from fans and blogs. “The Illustration” was released on April 30th, 2015 and within just a couple of months listed in the “Top 50” Mixtapes on “Indy Live Mixtapes” with over 17,000 + views.
On October 7th, 2015, Young.B Mr.901 released his Remix for “Planes” by Jeremiah Ft. J.Cole on Facebook before the initial release of his Dual Mixtape Project “12|15”. The video is currently at 16,300 plus views!
On November 12th, 2015, Young.B Mr.901 released his first ever Dual Mixtape Project “12|15”. The Mixtape is currently listed exclusively on “Spinrilla”! Shortly after the release of “12|15”, Young.B Mr.901 released a music visual, “Triple Threat” which includes 3 tracks from the Dual Mixtape Project “12|15” and it currently has over 5,000 views via Facebook.
On March 19th, 2016 during SXSW in Austin,TX, Young.B Mr.901 graced the “Media Matters Soundstage” located inside the “Voodoo Room” with a very energizing performance of “Flip Up The Comma” & “The Documentary.” The event was sponsored by Makin’ It Magazine based out of Atlanta, GA. Young.B stated that attending and performing at SXSW was “One of the greatest accomplishments of his career to date.”
On July 5th, 2016 Young.B Mr.901 released his first digital single “Today” via Spotify, iTunes, Amazon, Tidal and Google Play. Young.B Mr.901 in collaboration with artist M-Co just released their first project together entitled “Time Is Up – The Rest Is History” which was released August 28,2016. On August 23rd, 2016 Young.B Mr.901 reached a major milestone when his single “Today” was accepted by Pandora Radio! His Pandora Station entitled “Young.B Mr.901 Radio” will include his latest releases as well as other Indie and Major artist in rotation.
October 23rd, 2016 Young.B Mr.901 released his 16th project entitled “IV” via Live Mixtapes. The tape is currently exceeding all expectations, peaking as high as the #9 spot on the Indy Charts via Live Mixtapes with 38,000+ hits.
Shortly after his release of “IV,” on December 25th, 2016, Young.B Mr.901 released his second digital single entitled “On To The Next” via iTunes, Google Play, Spotify and Tidal. On January 6th, 2017 “On To The Next” landed a spot on the air via Power 106.1 FM located in Tampa, Florida, which also lead to an exclusive interview with the station!
His music has opened other doors for him such as landing a position as Brand Ambassador for Poppy Apparel in April 2017. Releasing his 17th project “Julius Erving 2” January 23rd 2018, Young.B continues to incline as an Independent artist. “Julius Erving 2” is now currently nominated for the 2019 Atlanta Independent Awards.