Born Darnell Stephon (DonDon)Wade, In 1986 Richmond VA. Artist Layz aka Young Layz, as a baby moved to Phoenix AZ. were he began his music career as a child. At the age of 5 Layz began performing in family talent shows on a stage which his father built on the back of his grandmothers house. Layz began performing in choirs and dance for Maxine O Bush Elementary School back in 1995, Layz developed his love for music and began pursuing rapping his 7th grade year back in 1999. Older uncles and cousins and Rappers like Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Heavy-D, Master P, MC- Hammer, and many other artist influenced Young Layz early on in his life. at The age of 11, Layz shoot his first TV commercial with baseball legend Ken Griffy Jr. This became the start of artist Layz Careers
In 2001 Rapper Layz began high school were he attended South Mountain High. Through out his 4 years in high school, he played basketball and was quarterback for his high school freshmen year football team. Layz always pursed his career as an artist through out high school years. Booking shows through booking agency known as Afton Shows ( www.aftonshows.com/younglayz ) & The Underground Rail Road ( www.theundergroundrailroad.com ) and many other agencies, Layz would perform and sale tickets and have huge and successful turn outs at all local bar & grill clubs and other venues such as the Celebrity Theater. Also Layz has performed as an opening act for other artist and bands. After graduating In 2005, Layz began a professional career as a artist/producer/Actor & songwriter and becoming a member of BMI. Layz then began recording his first album along side label mates on his record label HoldDownHustleEnt which was created in 2005. The album was called Straight With No Chase. Then In 2006, Young Layz released a follow up album called Southwest Coast'n which both albums were distributed world wide through some of top 10 music online sites
Then for the next 6 years Young Layz released a body of work creating a catalog of music. HoldDownHustle Compilation in 2007, L&L Compilation in 2008, Dedicated To The Game Compilation in 2009, Radio Station mix tape in 2010, 110 In The Shade Compilation in 2011, Far From A Rookie Mix tape in 2012, & Far From A Rookie Volume 2 Mix tape 2013. You can find all of Layz music on websites such as
Cdbaby : www.cdbaby.com/artist/layz1
I Tunes : http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/southwest-coastn/id423678263
Facebook : www.facebook.com/younglayz
SoundCloud : www.soundcloud.com/young-layz
Rapsody : www.rhapsody.com/artist/layz/albums
Last.Fm : www.last.fm/music/layz/southwest+coast"n
Reverbnation : www.reverbnation.com/layz10
Youtube : www.youtube.com/layzholddownhustle
Sonify : www.sonify.com/artist/layz/715989#.UfrpH-XCv5y ), Spottify music @layz , Nokia Music @Layz, I Heart Radio @Layz, Amazon MP3@Layz, MOG Music @Layz, Great IndieMusic @Layz, Deezer, live mix tapes, sound cloud @younglayz,l and many other digital distributors easily by going into the search and putting in Layz or Young Layz.
Currently, Layz has sold music all over the world including places such as Japan and Europe, France, Africa, Canada and many other countries, including all over the United states in many places like Miami, California, New York, Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, ATL, Colorado, Philadelphia, North Carolina, Virgina, Seattle, Nevada, and many other places. Layz continues to work hard and pursuing his career as force to be reckon with, in his many different talents in music, theater and performing arts. Currently releasing a new album that has yet to be titled, Young Layz has accomplish many goals and is still pushing forward to one day becoming a global star. You can reach out to Young Layz personally at firstname.lastname@example.org and sign up as an official fan @ www.reverbnatiion.com/layz10 sign up to his fan out reach and receive all media news first on Videos, Interviews, New Music, Merchandise, shows and Prize give away.