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Artist Snapshot

TYuS might tell you he’s from another planet. With how raw, rich, and real his take on R&B is, that may very well be true. However, the singer, songwriter, and producer is currently based in Portland, OR—for now. Nobody would mistake Portland for a Galaxy Far Far Away, but “The City of Roses” snugly nestled way up in the Pacific Northwest indisputably feels like its own world. The buzzing artist represents a side of the city that hasn’t been projected in Portlandia. It’s in a small downtown Portland recording studio where his story really begins…