American singer songwriter and composer, Ty Hannah has been showcasing his passion for music in a variety of talent shows in Columbia, SC and its surrounding areas since 1993.
Ty formed a quartet in 1996 named “The Sons of Harmony”, and was lead vocalist before moving to Minnesota to continue his education in the field of music, where he joined a trio, which birthed his recording career with experienced musicians and producers such as James “Poppa” Guer, former guitarist of "The Time".
Ty’s first tour experience was with R&B Badboyz, “V.I.P”, of Baby Honey Records, managed by B. Rich and Lance “L.A.” Alexander, co founder of” Lo Key?” of Minneapolis, While at college he began Djing at the popular downtown Minneapolis club, “Club Tropix”, with Eric James.
Ty then returned home and began working and developing himself as a solo artist, and while working at Sumter’s Kiss FM Radio Station, he started recording and tweaking his own sound. After moving to Orlando, Florida he began performing live shows each week under the name “TyLuv”. This led to recording with new producers and artists such as: Dirty Baker’s “Brova Brotha’s”, Al "Shaft" Washington and Ike Burna, J Biz, Smilez and SouthStar and more. Ty added to his solo work efforts by winning a promotional bit with the Orlando based reality show, “Back to Reality”, where he performed weekly at Orlando’s nightclub, “The Blue Room”.
His first EP was released on April 25, 2009, titled “EarCandy”. This was one of the first albums to be released, available for purchase, and downloaded through an online digital platform. He used this opportunity to stand apart by promoting the “better alternative”, downloading his music through stores like iTunes, Napster, Rhapsody, and Amazon. At that time this was unheard of! In 2010 Ty Hannah independently released his second EP, "The Recommencing of Ty Hannah”,and he caught the attention of syndicated radio stations like Hot 96.3 Indianapolis, IN. and Dj Russ Parr’s "Live or Die". Ty has worked with ‘Grammy winning’ musicians, having the pleasure of working on projects with some, such as Mikael Man, former guitarist of The Legendary Commodores in 2013.
Throughout the career of this BMI Singer/Songwriter, Ty Hannah has performed live, and opened for major acts, such as; Ice-T, DJ Prostyle (formerly of BET’s 106 & Park, Orlando’s Power 95.3, and on New York’s 105.1 FM THE BEAT). He has exhibited his talent at many large venues in Orlando including “Club Destiny” and Fl "Paul Mitchell". In 2018 debuted two world premiers “YOU AND I” and “COME CLOSER” on the Dj Paulie Show to over 20 million listeners who well received his new records Also featured on Got Soul 3 Aretha Franklin Dedication album.. Look forward to more from Ty Hannah soon..
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