Los Angeles, CA – Competing towards six different artists for the So So Def chain on Season 5 The Rap Sport was lite work for 16-year-old Tyeler Reign. From the way in which she speaks, to the model clothes, right down to the cadences in her raps the West Coast represented.
After 10 weeks, the creator the present, Jermaine Dupri, knew who’s neck he could be placing the long-lasting So So Def chain on – Tyeler Reign. She proved herself week-after-week with essential challenges consisting freestyle battles, studio classes, press runs, and even a music video that includes season three’s winner Nova.
“Once I bought the decision it was surreal,” Tyeler Reign admits to HipHopDX. “Very first thing I did was scream and cry then I thanked God himself. I labored so onerous to get to this sort alternative in my life and this was one other stepping stone in my testimony.” Tyler was the choose the litter all alongside. “I needed to be myself and never conform. I needed to showcase my completely different move, stage presence, work ethic and at all times be sure that I stayed prepared so I didn’t need to prepare.”
Tyeler Reign’s “momager,” London, who additionally performed a pivotal half in the Lifetime show, labored along with her every week (exhibiting powerful love), with no tolerance for mediocrity.
“The expertise with my mother was wonderful truly!” Tyeler exuded. “Going by means of that for 10 weeks along with her actually simply introduced us nearer and made the expertise simpler as a result of she was there each step the way in which and stored encouraging me it doesn’t matter what the circumstances had been.”
Though one episode took a flip for the more serious, revealing London’s well being scare proper earlier than our eyes, Tyeler Reign discovered the power to proceed preventing for the So So Def membership. “It was very onerous…the world may be merciless so I didn’t know the way everybody else was going to answer the episode truly. It was good to see and really feel the love from everybody.”
Tyeler Reign had some powerful competitors to beat out, particularly crowd-pleaser, Sire, who might have walked away with the So So Def chain and plaque. Sire continued to wow us every week along with his plain lyrics and spontaneous backflips. Nonetheless, the home wasn’t at all times fond one another and there have been difficult instances.
“The toughest factor or probably the most difficult half was ignoring the feedback in the home and simply holding my head within the recreation and worrying about me and my mother,” Tyeler tells DX. “I’m nonetheless pals with some the solid truly … Sire, Richye, and Nya are my gang for certain.”
For the ultimate efficiency, which included different contestants Nya and Sire, Tyeler got here out energetic with an plain stage presence. Capturing f her golden cash gun, the group went loopy. A satisfied Jermaine Dupri chained Tyeler Reign and welcomed her to the So So Def household with a plaque later that night time.
Since then life has moved quick for Tyeler. “Life after the present has been wonderful,” Tyeler expressed to DX. “I didn’t let the truth that the present was over make me cease working. I stored working and stored grinding as an artist ought to.” Tyeler then revealed, “I’m engaged on my EP and dealing on my second line sneakers – it’s rather a lot within the works and I actually can’t wait to point out the world my ReignGang course.”
It’s no shock that she aspires to work with Hip Hop pioneer, Missy Elliott, sooner or later. “Her creativity and the way completely different she is and the way wonderful her vibe is… suppose we’d create some progressive music,” Tyler shared with DX. Talking inpirations, Tyeler revealed how she finds her’s when writing: “I pull from private experiences and from what’s occurring in my viewers right now and I be sure that I keep present with subjects that everybody can relate to.”
Additionally, first-hand information and recommendation from Hip Hop trade vets like Jermaine Dupri and Will.i.am throughout these intense weeks helped form her into the winner The Rap Sport season 5. “One factor that made me excited was the prospect to get recommendation from them and study and develop from the entire expertise, and in addition with the ability to acquire new methods to go about being an artist,” Tyler says.
Together with her newfound So So Def residence, Tyeler Reign simply dropped her newest single, “Yeahhh,” and can be engaged on her second line sneakers, (after gaining an preliminary endorsement cope with Vlado Sneakers). “One factor I can is that you simply haven’t seen the remainder me and I’m completely happy that this platform gave you guys an opportunity to take a peek into who I actually am, and I welcome everybody to the life Tyeler Reign.”
Stream Tyler Reign’s new Indian Entice-featured single “YEAHHH” beneath and comply with her on Instagram @reigntyeler for extra constant updates.