Wichita, Kansas native “YBMSteel” (Louis Reynolds III) was born on November 25th, 1987. He is product of a fast life growing up on the North and South sides of “The Dub”. He has had a love for rap since he was 9 years old listening to LL Cool J tapes and constructing his first bars, and recording his first track at 13 years old. When he entered High School he began to get recognition as a battle rapper and slaughtered the competition with no mercy. He continued to develop his own style of rapid and aggressive delivery and worked with various producers locally.
Yellow Brick Music Also Known As YBM was established in 2009 in connection with Hustle Squad & Trakc Banga dj's DJ PKnow. They released the classic mixtape Practice by the Suicide Squad which consisted of YBMSteel, YBMSmoove and Daze in 2009 mixed/hosted by DJ Pknow. Yellow Brick Music continued to work in the studio. YBMSteel and YBMSmoove collaborated in 2010 and released the infamous KOBELEBRON mixtape which established a strong following in the clubs for Yellow Brick Music. YBMSteel has shared the stage with artists like Tech N9ne, Krizz Calico, Wale, DO or DIE, Fat B, Lil Rue, Rich The Factor, J-Diggs, The Jacka, XV, Big Tuck, RIch Boy, Party Boyz Louisiana Cash, Bone, Yung Texxus Dorrough, Little Joe, Boy Big, ESG, Eastside Boyz, RIchochet, 7up, and many more.