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BORN AND RAISED IN BALTIMORE, MD., GARY FORD, AKA WOOD, STARTED HIS MUSIC CAREER AT THE TENDER AGE OF 12. HE STARTED TO TAKE HIS CRAFT SERIOUSLY AT ABOUT 16. ALTHOUGH, AT THAT TIME, HE WAS TURNED DOWN BY INDIE AND MAJOR LABELS, HE NEVER SHOWED ANY SIGNS OF DEFEAT! WOOD KEPT WORKING HARD, WRITING AND STAYING FOCUSED ON GETTING GOOD MATERIAL TOGETHER. BEFORE HE KNEW IT, ALL THE HARD WORK HE HAD PUT IN STARTED TO PAY OFF! DOORS BEGAN TO OPEN AND PEOPLE STARTED FEELING HIS MUSIC! EVEN OTHER ARTISTS REQUESTED TO FEATURE ON HIS CDS AND VICE VERSA. NEVER KNOWN AS A BATTLE RAPPER, HE BECAME WELL RESPECTED PROVING HE COULD HOLD HIS OWN IN THE HIP HOP INDUSTRY! BUT SOON AFTER, EVEN THOUGH A FAN BASE HAD STARTED TO DEVELOP, WOOD STILL HEARD THE VOICES OF CRITICS SAYING THAT HE WOULD NEVER GET A DEAL! SO, HE DECIDED TO USE THE CRITICISMS AS MOTIVATION AND WORKED EVEN HARDER! THIS TURNED OUT TO BE THE TURNING POINT OF HIS LIFE AND CAREER. WOOD'S PROGRESS AFTER THAT SOARED TO NEW HEIGHTS! WITH HIS CONFIDENCE BUILDING, AND HIS DETERMINATION AT ITS PEAK, IT WAS EVIDENT HE WAS HEADED FOR STARDOM!BEING ON STAGE IS THE BEST FEELING IN THE WORLD FOR WOOD WHO LOVES TO PERFORM! HIS STAGE PRESENCE GRABS AND HOLDS YOU AND SHOWS HE'S A NATURAL! WOOD IS DEFINITELY ONE OF THE MOST VERSATILE ARTISTS ON THE SCENE TODAY. AS WELL AS PERFORMING IN BALTIMORE EVENTS SUCH AS THE "JAZZ FESTIVAL" AT HOPKINS PLAZA, AND IN THE "BALTIMORE BELIEVE" CONCERT SERIES, WOOD HAS PERFORMED AT "THE CAVE" AND THE "PYRAMID CLUB" IN NYC, AND AT EVENTS AND VENUES IN MYRTLE BEACH, FOR "BIKE WEEK", NEW ORLEANS, CHICAGO, VIRGINIA, NEW JERSEY, DC, MINNESOTA, NORTH CAROLINA, ATLANTA, AND PHILLY. HE HAS OPENED FOR MAJOR ARTISTS SUCH AS FAT JOE AT HOWARD'S HOMECOMING, JOE BUDDEN, PETEE PABLO, MIA X, NELLY, CHRISTINE MILIAN, LARRY LANCASTER, RAEKWON, A. MARIE, AND IN DALLAS, TEXAS FOR LOON!WOOD, THOUGH TOTALLY UNDERRATED IN THE PAST, HAS VOWED TO ACCOMPLISH EVERY GOAL HE HAS SET FOR HIMSELF FOR THE FUTURE! NOW SURROUNDING HIMSELF WITH A SERIOUS TEAM OF INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS, HIS NAME IS CONTINUALLY ON THE RISE, GIVING HIM THE RECOGNITION HE DESERVES AS AN ARTIST! WOOD'S STAGE PRESENCE, THAT PROJECTS LIKE HE'S BEEN HERE AND DONE THIS BEFORE, WORD PLAY, DELIVERY, EMPHASIS, AND VERSATILITY, ON HIS HOT TRACKS, PROVE HE'S A TOTAL PACKAGE AND KEEP HIM IN A CLASS ALL HIS OWN! ABLE TO FLOW WITH THE BEST, WOOD HAS SHOWN THE WORLD HE IS DESTINED TO BE A HOUSEHOLD NAME! REPRESENTATION CONTACT (MANAGEMENT, LABEL, ETC.)Info Contact: Wood @ 410-814-1638ywood09@gmail.comMySpace: www.myspace.com/ywood08reverbnation.com/ywoodyoutube.com/theboywood1

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