Tyler Star Has 10+ Years In The Music Industry
Being from the capital of New York, Tyler Star has found leaving a mark on the industry very challenging, but very rewarding at the same time. He started making music in high school when he attended Colonie Central High School in 2005. His very first freestyle was rapped when he was walking home from pocket park with his older brother Dustin Hughes. Other influences on the start of his rap career came from a rap group called “Crook Mob” and a local record label that went by the name “Big Face Entertainment”.
After, a couple of years went by Tyler began to take his career a little bit more serious. In 2011, when he was 19 years old Tyler released his first single on iTunes and other digital streaming platforms such as Spotify & Pandora. the song was called “Ride With Me” and featured Lil Wayne’s protégé, Lil Chuckee. This song helped him gain a lot of recognition by getting regular spins & mentions on several local radio stations such as JAMZ 96.3, 102.3 KISS FM & 90.9 UAlbany
His rap career came to a brief stop after he lost all of his saved lyrics and content when his computer crashed. This gave him a new idea when he began to manage artists and direct music videos. His first venture into managing was an artist by the name of Troy Trizzy. They released his first single on iTunes in 2013 called “Feel Free” that featured singer and songwriter Donnie Klang from season 4 of P Diddy’s TV show called ”Making the Band” in which he received a solo record deal from Bad Boy Records.
Later in the year Tyler Star began to manage a group named “Cafe Olè” which was a six person power group and independent record label. The group consisted of artists that went by Papa Dukez, Rugz, Mixtur, Dollaz, Sippi & Grav. Tyler was very impressed with the work ethic and got right to work. Later that year he managed to not only help them get websites and obtain all social media accounts with growth, he also put them on a nation wide tour. The tour was from New York City and went down the east coast to end in Miami. They were also open headlining the tour with King Los & YT Triz.
In the middle of talent managing Tyler began to host events as well. The first events were home parties that would get broken up by police, but he had to think of a way to keep the party going. In 2013 Tyler Star hosted his first celebrity event for Juelz Santana at Upstate Concert Hall (Formally known as Northern Lights). Very quickly Tyler Star went on to get booked to host several celebrity tour dates for major acts such at Da Baby, French Montana, G-Unit, DMX, Dipset, Jadakiss, Cardi B, Mobb Deep, Lil Tjay, Pardison Fontaine, Styles P & many more. He has hosted events at bars and small clubs to venues and big arenas that had 2,000-12,000 capacity.
In 2017, Tyler Star brought it back to the music by releasing an EP called “Stuck Up” that has songs featuring King Los, Oun P, Lil Chuckee & KL. The EP reached over 150,000 pandora radio spins & 500,000 streams from several playlists on Spotify. Tyler performed his EP for the first time in San Francisco, California where he did a post interview with Cool Nutz of Jamn 107.5 out of Portland, OR. After returning to the east coast he did several other radio interviews and appearances.
Tyler Star picked up a new artist that he began to maned that goes by the name “Albany Lou”. Since they began working together they have released two records with Uncle Murda (Rapper Pack & Flatten Da Curve), one record with Conway the Machine & Beat Behemoth (Back Strapped), a mixtape YNUS Volume 1 hosted by Dj Superstar Jay, and several music videos to showcase each record. Tyler also assisted with helping Lou hit mainstream radio in the local area as well as a bunch of major articles such as Thisis50, The Source Magazine, and Hip Hop Weekly.
Tyler Star is still working the industry 10+ years in and will continue making himself a house hold name.