Young Jrumma Birth Name: Jermaine Sykes Born: November 01, 1984 (age 27) Genres: Hip hop, R&B Occupations: Songwriter, rapper, record producer & actor Instruments: Keyboard, Piano & Vocals Years active: 2004–present Labels: Southern Bred Entertaint /Jre@m Boi Entertainment Young Jrumm@ was born on November 01, 1984 as Jermaine Sykes. At a very young age music was introduced to him by his parents. His mom and dad were both D.J.'s at a local radio station. By the age 11 Young Jrumm@ knew that music was his passion so he started to learn how to make beats on his own while discovering his talent for free styling and making lyrics. By the age 13 his father began helping him pursue his musical talent by buying him his first instrument a guitar which was a gateway to Young Jrumm@ wanting to do much more. As the years went on he became more skilled in another instrument was well the piano which led him to becoming more versatile in different genres of music. Influenced by a legend rapper Dough Belly Stray from Mississippi and T.I. From Atlanta, Young Jrumm@ became more interested in the lyrical aspect of music and decided to perfect a style of his own. Being in many rap groups while growing up he learned the tricks of the trade about the music industry also showing him that he was made to be a solo artist. Being inspired by Outkast and Cee-lo Green fueled the fire for him to wanting to be a rapper even more. As the next years went on he grew tired of the same things being said in every song he heard so he decided that he would take on a newer way of approaching the microphone. Gathering different beats and instrumentals practicing different techniques day in day out he became a one man wrecking crew by the age 21 from rapping in lots of freestyle contest. He started his own camp called Southern Bred Entertainment which consisted of just one artist him self. He decided not to sign artist and just projects and he opened his own studio in his bedroom. His Plans for the music business led him to wanting to change the sound of music and daring the audience to accept the sudden change to the history of hip hop at least at the time in the local perspective. He is now looking to proceed furthering Southern Bred Entertainment to bigger adventures and open to working with more artist as long as their open minded.