A diamond in the rough born in Brooklyn, New York during the year of 1992 and raised in Detroit, MI. Born Tra’Shawn Milton Garvin, but also known as Tra’Kyng, started singing at the age of 9. At a young age, he fell in love with R&B and soulful music. He states that “I’ve always had a thing for oldies but goodies,” with influences like that he is able to incorporate the oldies into making new goodies.
His biggest influences are R. Kelly and Trey Songz, as well as Ne-Yo as a songwriter. His focus is to create a new sound of R&B by mastering soulful Jazz, hip-hop and many different styles of music.