In recent years, Atlanta has been on a hot streak in the entertainment industry. From prominent producers to iconic hip hop artists; Atlanta has created an incubator for fresh new talent. One particular person is growing a name quickly in the Atlanta music scene. His name is Sleepy; however, his work ethic is tireless.
Born in East Atlanta but raised in Stone Mountain, Sleepy learned a lot early on in life. As a child, Sleepy saw that he had a gift; this gift was creativity. Sleepy would eventually get involved in the streets while just a teenager. Sleepy attended Stephenson High School, it was during this time that Sleepy gained an interest in the “street life”. This interest in street life put Sleepy in some terrible positions.
After going to jail several times and experiencing near death situations; Sleepy decided to change his focus to music. According to Sleepy, “I was inspired by Andre 3000, J Cole, K Camp, MO3, Young Jeezy and TI.” Without question, Sleepy’s catalog is legendary. Sleepy offers a sound that is both unique and soulful. Sleepy is not only an artist, Sleepy is a father and a husband.
According to Sleepy, “more than anything I’m an entrepreneur”. Right now, Sleepy is promoting his current single “BON APPETIT ft Crispy”. This single is building a huge buzz online. DJ Baby Drew even shouted Sleepy out on Instagram. The song is both fun and catchy. The melodic beat blends perfect with the hard hitting lyrics. It’s clear that Sleepy has a gift unlike any other. Both an artist and entrepreneur; Sleepy has a lot on the way!