Born in East Toronto from the Malvern community, Stephen Alexander Little- McClacken aka YB Stainz was always fascinated and intrigued by music, the artists and everything related to harmonies and hymns. His burning passion for rap music and dancehall made him adept in the ways of music and led him to pursue his career in this industry. But life is not always rainbows and sunshine. His journey to success was filled with gruelling hardships. YB Stainz grew up in a rough down neighbourhood wherein he indulged in some illicit activity which ended up poorly on him and he went under house arrest in 2015. Trapped in the confines of his home, one night, he dreamt of himself performing on his own tunes, which changed his life for good. He took that dream as a sign of god to go ahead and make a career in music. Thereafter, YB Stainz channelled all his energy towards mastering the craft, the power of music is what got him through these tough times and made him the eminent artist he is today. He immersed himself in the stream of glistening rhythms and started working on his future. Over the years and acute practice, YB Stainz developed his euphonious vocals and mastered the art of singing. His astute experiences and adroit talent made his work exceptional and peculiar from the rest.
YB Stainz was devoted to music and knew that this is what he was meant to do. He worked assiduously to turn his dreams into a reality and released his own tremendous album and songs ‘You gotta get your knowledge up’, ‘Big dreams’ and ‘Ten Toes down’. The album received tons of positive responses and hit the top music charts. It was deemed as top – notch, fresh and unique by music critics and this catered to the growth of his music career. It marked the start of YB Stainz’s success in the music world. One thing that is inspiring and colossal about YB Stainz is that he never gave up. Even when the odds weren’t in his favour, YB Stainz believed in himself and earned his well deserved recognition through exemplary hard work and perseverance.
His inspiration are some of the illustrious top artists like 50 cents, Gucci Mane, Tupac and Kodak Black. He is an inspiration to all the budding independent artists to work hard and turn their dreams into a reality. His future endeavours and big projects show promise and will surely flourish and have an impact on the industry.
To know more about his upcoming album, you can connect with him through his Instagram handle – yb.stainz or visit his website, www.ybstainz.com.