Rhyme Report Andy Tyler - When You A Rare Bird

Published on March 26th, 2024 | by Dr. Jerry Doby


Andy Tyler: Multifaceted Dynamo Releases “When You A Rare Bird”

Andy Tyler hails from the vibrant streets of Paris, France, and is emerging internationally as a versatile musician with a kaleidoscope of talents spanning rap, singing, songwriting, and record production. With a masterful plan to captivate global audiences, Tyler’s music draws upon a rich tapestry of influences, blending rhythms, melodies, and urban cultural experiences from across the globe, including Eastern, Southern, Mid-Western, and Western American Hip Hop, African rhythms, Torontonian Hip Hop, soul, R&B, Negropop, grime, dancehall, Caribbean music, and pop styles.

Andy Tyler - When You A Rare Bird

Tyler just unveiled his inaugural single and video from his project, titled “When You A Rare Bird,” released under the 2024 Andy Tyler label and distributed by DistroKid (UPC). Currently, he is gearing up to drop his next track, “Palindrome,” a captivating fusion of Hip Hop and trance.

Tyler’s 2023 album, “Immersed in the Fog,” serves as a testament to his creative prowess, blending atmospheric and industrial sounds with computerized synths, basslines, and rhythmic drums. His lyrical finesse shines through, seamlessly navigating from shrewd social commentary to moments of comical bravado, all accompanied by powerful wordplay.

The striking video for “When You A Rare Bird,” shot in Atlanta, GA, and produced by HRTRBK, brbko, and Tyler himself, draws inspiration from Southern Hip Hop icons like Cash Money, Lil Boosie, and Three 6 Mafia, with influences from UK grime and garage. Tyler’s portrayal of a bird in a jungle-like environment serves as a metaphor for the challenges of individuality in a conformist society.

Describing his sound, Tyler reflects on his Caribbean roots, drawing inspiration from his Martinique heritage and the rich traditions of raggamuffin music, a precursor to rap closely tied to dancehall. This fusion of cultural influences fuels his passion for music and shapes his unique artistic identity.

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As a creative director, Tyler meticulously guides the artistic direction of his songs, videos, and label brand, blending his expertise in music, photography, and visual design. His hands-on approach ensures the realization of his artistic vision across every facet of his work, enriching the tapestry of his artistry.

With roots that run deep and a vision that knows no bounds, Andy Tyler stands at the forefront of musical innovation, weaving together diverse influences to create a sound that is uniquely his own.

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