Drew Helix, Caged Birds

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Drew Helix is a 17 year old Hip-Hop artist/producer from Kankakee, Illinois (just south of Chicago) who got his start in music while living in Columbus, OH. Columbus, Ohio. At a young age he learned how to play different instruments such as the guitar, keyboard, and various percussion and took interest in writing lyrics and creating his own songs. He grew up listening to music his mother would play consisting of a lot of oldies and gospel music; whereas, his older sister and cousins exposed him to a lot of Hip-Hop. Some of Helix’s early Hip-Hop influences were Lupe Fiasco, Nas, 50 Cent & Kanye West.

It wasn’t until Helix’s freshman year in High School when he began to do his music professionally. He released his first mixtape, “Fluorescent Ink,” on February 21st, 2012. The project was followed by numerous singles released throughout the duration of the year. On March 7th, 2014 Helix dropped his second project, “Seven EP.” In the month of April Helix signed a deal with MITS Music Group, an independent record label based in Dallas, Texas. Later on that year on July 7th he released his 3rd project, “Da Vaults Vol. 1;” his first release under MITS Music Group.

“Da Vaults Vol. 1” was well received by the people and really showed that Helix was a force to be reckoned with in the game. Breaking various boundaries thus far on his journey to the top, his iTunes single “Since Day One” has been sweeping the underground scene accumulating a lot of attention. His next latest project, “Caged Birds,” dropped January 16th, 2015; it’s something you don’t want to miss out on. Expect quality music from a quality artist. Helix has a bright future ahead of him in the music industry.

Official website: http://mitsmusicgroup.com
Soundcloud: http://soundcloud.com/drewhelix

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