Symbolyc One is one hot producer from that works with Strange Fruit Project. This Southern boy from Texas grew learned alto sax and piano through out his teen years, and as a Christian, Symbolyc One began playing piano for Sunday school at his local church where he really to develop his insight on music.
Back in 1996 he formed a hip-hop group with his cousin which would eventually venture into making beats and The Art of Production. In 1999, he received his Associates Degree in Applied Science: Studio/Audio Engineering. In 2007 Symbolyc One began competing in National Beat Competitions (iStandard, Red Bull Big Tune & Sha Moneys One Stop Shop) across the U.S. In those competitions, he would go on to win 1st, 2nd, or either 3rd place along with acquiring many new fans and meeting people including Major label executives and Industry big wigs. He was able to build a lot of relationship in the industry by participating in these competitions, and it more than has paid off for this talented producer.
Symbolyc One is now the main producer of the group Strange Fruit Project. His style and production range includes R&B, Soul, Underground and Urban/Crossover Pop . As a platinum-selling producer, S1 has worked with artists such as Beyonce, Kanye West, Jay Z, Babyface, Erykah Badu, Stat Quo, Rhymefest, Rah Digga, Ghostface Killah and Little Brother, as well as being a core member in Erykah Badus electronic band, The Cannabinoids.
Hes gone on to produce (along with Kanye) the hit single Power for Grammy Award Winning Artist/Producer Kanye West, and most recently co-produced Beyonces Second Single Best Thing I Never Had from her album (along with Caleb, Babyface, Bey, and Shea Taylor)
If you are one of the many people still sleeping on the Strange Fruit Project, and unaware of the extensive catalog of work S1 has contributed to the game over the last few years, there is no denying his presence now. Those in the know aren’t awestruck by his magically delicious co-creation (we all know what that means) with Kanye West Power, because those in the know have been listening to Symbolyc One to kill many a track before.