Ty'Shawn Gregory Gaines (Born December 23rd 1987), is a African American Hip-Hop/ indie artist From Cleveland, Ohio.He is the son of Diane Gaines 2nd oldest of 4 children. He was raised with his brothers Jerome Gaines, Neil Johnson, and his sister Sa'Chae Johnson. Due to family complications, it lead his family to constantly change locations within Ohio every few years.
On November 29, 2012 Ty'Shawn self-released his first EP under the his previous name Steel Fase called "Face - To - Fase". It didn't gain as much attention wish by Ty'Shawn but it gather believers within him.
June 15, 2013 Ty'Shawn self - released his second EP "Born The Kid, Die the man" but under his actual name this time.