Byron Horton, p/k/a Skypp (pronounced Skip), was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana some 20
plus years ago. The lessons of life combined with its struggles has most certainly had an impact on his
flow as an emcee with impressive lyrical skills.
An avid fan of r&b music, it is somewhat odd that he ended up being a rapper, but I guess one can say it
was a sign of the times as hip-hop music and its culture was the defining element of his generation in
He has been making rhymes since he was about 13 years of age. He would later develop a weekly
series called SKYPP SATURDAYS where he would flow over industry beats of known songs. It got a
little too good as some of the original creators complained and due to copyright issues, the series
His previous single “Bottled Water” made noise nationally and internationally and resulted in him winning
the coveted Most Promising New Artist Award at last Fall’s West Coast Hip Hop Awards ceremony in
Portland, Oregon .
Already the young emcee has appeared on shows with: Babyface, Charlie Wilson, DMX, Mystikal,
Floetry, Toni Braxton, Yo Gotti , DJ Quik and Anthony Hamilton to name a few.
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