Who’s Next Spotlight: Juicy J Contest Winner – Ty Styllez

Juicy J Contest winner|Ty Styllez
Photo credit – Ty Styllez|Photo credit – Ty Styllez

Stage Name: Ty Styllez

Age: 26

Birthplace: Hartford, CT

1. Describe your sound.

More of an unorthodox blend. 

2. Who are the top 5 artists (dead or alive) that inspires you?

  • Meek
  • Juicy
  • Tory
  • Drake 
  • Dipset

3. How did you know this is what you wanted to do?

When I heard my voice through the speakers. 

4. What’s the name of the first track you ever recorded? What was your inspiration behind it?

The first track I recorded was the “Cam’ron Down and out” instrumental. Was a fan of Dipset sound as a teen.

5. First person you ever saw in concert & where.

The first person I saw in concert was a local artist, “Tripsup.”  The location was at Club Vine, Downtown Hartford.

6. Tell us about your first performance.

My first performance was at Club Vine Downtown Hartford. ”Open Mic”. I performed 2 two records. “Glued to me” and “Meek Mill level freestyle.” 

7. What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?

Indirectly crossed four lanes speeding to take an exit after a video shoot. Was stopped by state troopers four cars deep.

8. What has been your favorite quarantine hobby?

Making music, beats , eating, and watching classic movies.

9. What Made You Submit Your Music To Who’s Next?

Came across the flyer on Instagram and realized this was a great opportunity for me to present my music.

10. Let us know why YOU are Next.

 My sound and style touch souls.

11. Shout out your social handles & where people can find your music.

Check out two of Ty Styllez’s songs:


Take a look at Juicy J and TT Torrez reviewing his music and giving feedback: