Brandyn is a self taught 3rd generation musician with a unique musical background. His father, known as O'Bryan, was a prominent voice of R&B in the late 80s- penning the theme song "Soul Train's A Coming" for Soul Train. He was made most popular by his rendition of Stevie Wonder's hit "You & I". Brandyn also has a great uncle who was apart of the first ska/reggae groups The Folkes Brothers, who had the first #1 ska hit "Oh Carolina" in 1964. Brandyn grew up with 6 siblings in a variety of cities before ultimately settling down in St.