Born and raised on Long Island, K.Y.S. Music began producing, and recording music at the age of 18 years old. His music name K.Y.S. Music is an acronym for Knock Ya Speakers Music. K.Y.S's production influences included hip-hop producers The Alchemist, 9th Wonder, Araabmuzik, DJ Premiere, Statik Selektah, Swizz Beatz, The Neptunes, Just Blaze, and Harry Fraud. Hip-Hop artists who inspired K.Y.S. to write & record songs include Talib Kweli, Lupe Fiasco, Jadakiss, Nas, Jay-z, Kanye West, KRS-One, Dialated Peoples, Common, Big K.R.I.T, and Joe Budden. K.Y.S. Music has released eight Underground Hip-Hop projects, including: five self-produced mixtapes, and three self-produced EPs. His sixth self-produced mixtape "Beast On The Boards" is set to be released in April 2016.