FlamBey is a rapper, producer and songwriter born in Harlem, New York. He spent the majority of his life living between New York City and Washington, DC. He is the CEO of independent music company Bright Vision Entertainment. FlamBey began his professional career in the music business in the late 1990’s and has written and produced five rap albums, (Full Circle; Bronx Resurrection, Destiny, The Flamerous Life, The Best of FlamBey; Vol.1 & Sex Money & Hip Hop; Vol.1) which were all independently distributed through Bright Vision Entertainment and 101 Distribution.
In 2005, FlamBey won the prestigious Underground Music Award for Most Original Male Hip-Hop Artist and was one of the first solely independent artists ever sponsored by a major liquor brand. (Effen Vodka) Dubbed as one of the original kings of the indie rap movement, FlamBey was also one of the first indie rap artist ever to be in heavy rotation on both Sirius XM radio and the infamous BET UNCUT video show. His classic Hot Girl Remix video was voted one of the best “uncut” videos of all time.
In 2006 and 2007, FlamBey’s records “Hot Girl” & “Hot Shhh...” were featured songs in MTV’s hit reality TV show My Super Sweet 16 making it another milestone achievement for FlamBey and Bright Vision Entertainment.
In 1993, under his original rap moniker “MC Hype”, FlamBey was recognized by The Source Magazine and DJ Clark Kent/Supermen Productions as one of the world’s best emcees where he competed in the legendary New Music Seminar’s battle for world supremacy against notable rappers Mad Skills and Supernatural.
FlamBey also spent a short time working as a “street team promoter” for Puff Daddy’s Bad Boy Entertainment in the mid 1990’s.
To date, FlamBey and Bright Vision Entertainment have sold over 50,000 records independently worldwide.
1. Full Circle; Bronx Resurrection- 2001 (out of print)
2. Destiny- 2003
3. The Flamerous Life- 2005
4. Uncut Raw; The Best of FlamBey- 2013
5. Sex Money & Hip Hop; Vol.1