About King Thayo
During the latter part of the 2000's the prolific songwriter and composer King Thayo emerged making his first debut in Orlando,Fl.
A versatile artiste with the ability to take real life situations and create music with a rare voice that blends into any rhythm. Overall King Thayo is the future and the start of Reg-Hop!!
King Thayo was born on the 5th of June 1982, in Sacramento, California and was raised in St.Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. While pursuing his education in trinidad, King also a talented athlete obtained a football scholarship to further his studies @ New Jersey City University. While playing collegiate football, he was injured and was off field for some time. King Thayo could not resist his true calling to music and enrolled himself in Full Sail University in Orlando, FL where he studied Recording Arts. This was when it all unfolded as to which path he had to take in life. The road of music and melody.
After having his first show in Orlando, King Thayo has traveled the US & Trinidad doing shows with prolific artist such as Queen Omega, Pato Banton, Mighty Diamonds, Isasha & Million Voice, King David, Eek A Mouse, Kymani Marley, Ras Attitude, Queen Ifrica, Anthony B, Messenjah Selah,Rootz Underground, to name a few...
2010 to 2014 King took a musical journey in America, west coasting it Southern California, King Thayo is repping for Trinidad & Tobago on an international scale. Bringing his "Reg Hop" style to the industry, he has recently done shows with Twista, Rick Ross, Kirko Bangz, The Rangers, New Boyz, Nipsey Hussle to name a few. He also has an upcoming show with Daz Dillinger, Kurupt and the Dogg Pound in Portland, Oregon, USA in June of this year.
One of his recent offerings entitled "Party Start ft Dnyce" is making waves in the club scene in america and is pushing to go over the airwaves soon he says. Boasting that its a first for him to record a party record consisting strictly of Trini influence, he is very proud to say this record is "trini to d bone"
Studios & Record labels worked with: Studio 53 (trinidad) Corosive Studio (trinidad) , Itation Sounds (US), Ambasad Record Label (UK), Platinum Hook Studios (trinidad), JamStudios ( Jamaica), Cyclone Entertainment (Bahamas/ Miami) Biggz Rddm (ghana, africa) Twang System (sweden)
He has been recently scouted by Sony Records, The Source Magazine & Universal Records as one of the Island's upcoming artist to make it on an international scale. He performed in the International Ocktoberfest in New York City, hosted by Sony Records & Universal Records. He was well received and is on the verge of signing a record deal.
His latest tune " GIVE THANKS" is breaking barriers in Trinidad & Tobago. It has just been released in UK and the response is outstanding.
While King Thayo's voice continues to captivate your mind, body and soul, with lyrics to uplift your heart and meditation, he also brings it across in a manner where you can have fun while getting good lyrics, music and delivery. Even tho he says that his music has evolved from a reggae influence, the hip hop side is very dominant in the new music of King Thayo. He reassures that its still motivational music and that he wont glorify anything ungodly. He maintains a steady relationship with the Almighty Father and lives to spread the word of righteousness that exalts a nation.
He says his greatest accomplishment thus far is having faith in God for seeing him thru all his experiences seen and unseen and his purpose in life is to lead youth away from destruction.