King Yappa Set To Release SleepWalking On August 30, 2016


From notable styles and a stunning stage presence, King Yappa’s music is standing out as an entity all its own. The quality of art, music, and dedication put forth by the industrious artist has definitely made a mark and impact on the music community. It won’t be long before you hear King Yappa’s music nationwide and internationally. Major moves are being made by this amazing talent.

“My stage name King Yappa is part title, part acronym. Yappa is short for ‘Young And Pursuing Perfection Always,’ a quality seen in me and named by fellow artists Coffee Black and my brother Terence ‘Stupindus’ Sykes,” King Yappa reveals. He’s a competent rapper and singer with a unique flow and a handle on the emotional and intellectual messages. His musical product is mature and full-bodied, finely tuned, but never lacking in the emotional realness that he first found in his early career as J. Chris. His love for music is rivaled only by his love for his daughters and prime motivators, Zy’ona and Talia.

King Yappa’s goal is to keep Virginia on the map and to spread positive music. The visionary artist one day sees a compilation featuring himself and notable Virginia artists Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Missy Elliot, and Pharrell; the project would be titled Welcome To VA. In the meantime, upcoming is his EP titled SleepWalking that will be released on August 30, 2016.


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