Hanabal is set to release his debut album for legendary Black Market Records much to the excitement of his already sizeable army of fans. With the album expected to be his best collection of production and lyrics to date success and fame is imminent. His exciting past, prescience, futuristic sound has given him a creative lane very few have traveled garnering interest for his music throughout the west coast.
Hanabal’s unique style has been developed as a result of a lifetime of musical influences. Growing up in the shadows of Hollywood in the heyday of the swap meet mix tapes Hanabal was always surrounded by different forms of music. His family exposed him to a wealth of music as a child.
Hanabal’s musical influences that contributed to his unique development can be attributed to: NWA, 2pac, Motown, Ozzy are amongst his biggest influences.
Hanabal began dubbing his lyrics over instrumentals made available on major singles for family and friends. This lead to opportunities to participate on other local artists projects which allowed him to extend his fan base. Running out of original music to work with he began his first foray into producing his own music.
Hanabal’s musical journey did not begin in the North State, however. Born in Los Angeles, it was here that he developed his musical tastes and interests, and it wasn’t long after picking up his first Eazy E tape that he was experimenting with the art of rhyming. Followed by his descent into gangs Hanabal immersed himself in the street life, all of which have had a profound influence on the direction his musical journey has taken.
Hanabal realized his passion for making music and made it one of his goals to do it as a profession. Hanabal began to showcase his talent in various venues across California and Oregon. He has played numerous gigs from open Mics to opening shows for top industry headliners such as; Bone, Thugs n Harmony, Mac Dre, E-40, T-Pain, Tech N9ne, Too Short, Yukmouth, Andre Nickatina, and many others. Making sure his name and music is being heard by as many people as possible. His unique style and delivery is quickly admired as an alternative to the conventional style.
As his show became fine tuned, he soon saw a loyal following begin to grow, becoming a popular figure and hit in the local and North Valley music scene. Although his name was continuing to grow in the North Valley, it was not here that he was destined to become a star. Hanabal was forced to take time away from making his music due to family obligations. However his musical ambitions continued to grow, aided by the sense of displacement when viewing other shows.
Hanabal is now preparing to release MEMOIRS, MUSIK AND MAYHEM which underlies the changes that Hanabal has gone through over the recent years. The songs provide a combination of gritty street tales and witty word play to illustrate Hanabal’s vision. It seems that the nation is building an appreciation for his sound and showmanship, and his loyal armies of fans spread far and wide are waiting eagerly for their first chance to listen to the completed album. The albums feature Top notch production and lyrical craftsmanship Check out Hanabal on Twitter.