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Urban Mystic

 

Urban Mystic

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Brandon Williams (born 1984), better known by his stage name Urban Mystic, is an American Hip hop soul singer. He is currently signed to the record label SoBe Entertainment.

Biography

Early years

Williams was born the son of a church minister in 1984 in Fort Lauderdale where he was also raised. In his early years, he developed an interest for music at his father's church.[1] He attended Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale where he sang at every pep rally, show and event that was held in order to get noticed. He even performed at the local "Sistrunk Historical Festival" held every year in honor of Dr. James Sistrunk, one of the first African-American Physicians in Broward County, Florida. He was looking forward to pursuing a musical career with support from his brother Christopher. He grew more familiar with the music industry and became active as songwriter and producer.

Career

In 2003, Williams gave himself the moniker Urban Mystic which reflects both his street mentality and his singing talent. In 2004, hip-hop producer Scott Storch offered Williams a deal with both The Roots and Stack$, a.k.a. Yannique Barker, for SoBe Entertainment, the label he is still signed to. His debut album, Ghetto Revelations, released on November 30, 2004, included the Billboard R&B hit single "Where Were You", produced by KayGee. He also had worked with Red Spyda and El DeBarge on the album. The first single from his second album, "It's You", was released in 2005 and featured Paul Wall. In the same year, Williams joined the newfangled Spitkicker collective. His second studio album, Ghetto Revelations 2 was released on March 21, 2006 and produced by Scott Storch, KayGee and Terence "Tramp-Baby" Abney. It reached #10 in the Heatseekers albums chart.[2] The second single, "I Refuse", produced by Scott Storch and released in 2006, reached #36 in the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. His third studio album, titled GRIII: Old School 2 Nu Skool, was released in 2009. The album featured a genre mix of Neo soul and Contemporary R&B. Urban Mystic is currently working on his fourth studio album entitled Love Intervention, the first single off his album is called "Name On It" It was released on April 3, 2012 via iTunes.[3] Urban Mystic released his second single "I Promise" on October 9, 2012 on iTunes, His album "Love Intervention" will be released sometime in 2013.

Discography

Albums

YearTitleSales
2004 Ghetto Revelations
2006 Ghetto Revelations 2
2009 GR III: Old School 2 Nu Skool

Singles

YearTitlePeak chart positionsAlbum
USUS R&B
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2004 "Where Were You?" 73 Ghetto Revelations
2005 "It's You"
(featuring Paul Wall)
61 Ghetto Revelations 2
2006 "I Refuse" 36
2008 "Can't Stop, Won't Stop" GR III: Old School 2 Nu Skool
"Main Squeeze"
(featuring Yung Joc)
2009 "Best Part of the Day" 66
2012 "Name On It" 45 Love Intervention

 

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