Born and raised in Upstate New York now living in Bluffton, SC, Tay was destined for a life in music. From an early age, Tay’s musical literacy was well-defined and curated by his parents, whose collection included everything from Stevie Wonder to Pink Floyd. The eclectic nature his upbringing helped shape Tay’s appreciation for music as a whole, and would later become apparent in hisIt didn’t take long for Tay to discover hip hop. In fact, he fell in love with it in elementary school, and he immediately became a student the game. With a steady diet lyricist like Nas, KRS-ONE, Blackstar, Kool G. Rap, along with the producers such as DJ Premier, J Dilla, and Pete Rock, Tay was inspired, primed, and ready to become an artist in his own right.From the moment he put pen to paper, Tay was telling his story. Tay’s music, at its core, is autobiographical. With each track, you’re experiencing an entry into journal a person who has withstood all obstacles, coming so close to defeat and yet holding on and pushing through. Tay’s compelling, razor-sharp lines oscillate between personal narratives and social commentaries. His cadence and approach are confident and incendiary. There are no gimmicks, no trends, and no desire to adapt to what is deemed commercially viable. For Tay Evans, music is life, and vice versa. With every twist and turn, Tay continues to tell his story.