Cyrus DeShield was born in Rhode Island to Liberian parents. He would spend two months there before spending the majority of his childhood in Liberia. A tumultuous civil war would force him and his family to the Ivory Coast, Ghana, and Liberia, eventually settling stateside in Boston, Massachusetts. Cyrus made his breakthrough in 2017, writing and co-producing half of the comeback album (Three Stripes) by the iconic group Bell Biv DeVoe (BBD). The album became a fan favorite, spawning two charting singles 'Finally' and 'I’m Betta.' Cyrus also collaborated with Hip Hop Soul legend Musiq Soulchild on his album(Feel The Real). He would co-write the eponymous lead single of the same name, peaking at #11 on Billboard’s Urban Adult Contemporary Chart. The album also debuted at #1 on the Urban AC
Latrell James is a hip-hop artist and producer from Boston, MA. James has become nationally recognized and built a loyal following thanks to his relatable songwriting and engaging live shows, which range from intimate performances in unique, fan-friendly settings to hitting big stages at the House of Blues and JAMN 94.5's Summer Jam concert. After releasing his well-received debut project Twelve, Latrell garnered worldwide attention as the voice behind Cheerios 'Good Goes Around' nationally-aired commercial campaign. From there, standout singles such as Boston Music Award Winning Song "Okay" and "Mona List Bonet" have led to over 400K streams on Spotify. Latrell is also well-known for his versatile production skills, working with a wide range of notable talent including Lil Dicky, J.I.D.