(M) Ay-Tee (pronounced EM AY TEE) in the early days of 2006, came about when a lot of MIX TAPES and non-creative music began to surface the industry and his hometown. His brother CMACK is a big influence in his life and music. (M) Ay-Tee took his key after him, since his brother was emceeing since 1999. Saginaw, MI is a little town with alot of violence therefore spawned alot of quote unquote local GANSTA Rappers releasing their played out SHOOT EM Up rhymes talking bout "killing dis person or fucking this girl". And he was fed up especially with all the garbage trash music in the industry right now. THE name (M) Ay-Tee was came from the military.....in which they used them (M80) for dynamite or explosive behaviors!!! The M80 is also known as a firecracker, so if you take the abilities of what a M80 can do.....you'll understand the abilities of him. Sometimes when you buy a firework.....the firework can sometimes be a DUD......and its never worth the money......waste of money and never worth the time! But then on the positive side if you buy a firework.........it sometimes could be the most beautiful work of art you've ever seen, so amazing, breath-taking, refreshing, and innovative! Its short, small, and stubby, but then again is VERY EXTREMELY powerful! Everyone is coming out.....talking about the same things (money, cars, drugs, clothes, and hoes).....and no one is trying to perfect their CRAFT.....!!!! No one wants to talk about the real shit anymore!!!! Although he despise that watered down mess out now, he says if it is made for the club, let that shit stay in the club. Most people says that EIGHTY has the heart and courage of a EMCEE that has been rockin' the mic for a very long time. He's only 18 years old trying to profess and proclaim HIP HOP onto his young but BRAINWASHED generation. The young generation of today really doesn't know or care for HIP HOP since they don't know about it.....so he feels obligated to teach them all about it. Unlike some rappers in the industry, who raps about the materialistic life.....who raps for money; EIGHTY does it for the LOVE, the PASSION, the everything, the FREE EXPRESSION!!!! He loves to make positive music that will influence others in a POSITIVE WAY!!! He loves criticism.....he eats it up.....and its fuel to his FIRE and continues to make him more HUNGRY and more potent as EVER!!!! His style different for his age because the usual people at this age rap about money, cars, clothes, violence, and girls but he spits real knowledge, wisdom and TRUTH.....and thats some of the elements that are missing from the industry today!!!!! No uniqueness or individuality!!! Almost everyone is the SAME!!! The Saginaw area has a sort of RIP OFF style that is similar to THE SOUTH therefore separating himself from theirs. He is now......working on his.....2nd album "The ReAdjustment" which is expected to drop....in 2008!!!! He also hopes to collaborate with some of his biggest MUSICAL INFLUENCES in the future.
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