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Young Bo is easily one of the most distinctive hip-hop artists coming out of Atlanta, GA. With a unique sense of fashion and a flow described as "intellectual yet laid back," he captivates any audience. Known to the Atlanta hip-hop scene as a blend of Curren$y, Pharrell and T.I. with a touch of Rick Ross, but definitely riding his own lane Young Bo is quickly making a name for himself as a genre force.
Raised on the hardworking Westside of Atlanta, Bo a natural born hustler was able to financially support his closest friends and family while putting himself through school at Georgia State University where he earned a degree in Marketing in 2013. This same love for the grind has led to various features and notoriety within rap’s upcoming elite and talent to watch.
Young Bo credits Big K.R.I.T., DipSet and rap greats, Jay-Z and Outkast, among his influences. Inspired by the lyrics and delivery on Cam’ron’s album “Purple Haze,” Bo was determined to make a promising future rapping full time. Since launching his music career in 2009, Young Bo has been making power moves and consistently releasing music for his fans. To date, Young Bo has dropped multiple mixtapes on Livemixtapes.com including “Bo Knows”, hosted by the academy/Hot 107.9 DJ Ice Berg, DJ Jay T, & DJ Genius, “Concealed”, hosted by DJ Jay T & DJ Plugg, “S.O.L.I.D”, hosted by DJ Ice Berg, "Original" Hosted by Dj Esudd GuyATL & Dj PrettyBoyTank & his lates project the "V-12" Ep with GuyATL & Dj LavishLee. Recognized by DJs across the nation his features include artists such as Rich Homie Quan, Travis Porter, K-Camp, Jace of (Two9), Trinidad James, Clay James, ReeseLaFlare, Money Makin Nique, Johnny Cinco and OG Maco.
Performing at various venues throughout Georgia and taking the stage at acclaimed music festivals such as A3C, SXSW and Atlanta Hip-Hop Day, Bo has started to gain the recognition needed to rock alongside some of the most notable rappers out. Keenly aware of his humility and calling in music, Young Bo views himself as an open book for the masses and leads with this notion: My only goal is to be successful.