Bones grew fond of rap music golden era and had a knack for remembering rhymes from his favorite emcees including Big Daddy Kane, Special Ed and Rakim.
Once Bones became a teenager, he moved to Maryland to attend high school and play basketball. He competed against area greats such as Carmelo Anthony and Keith Bogans. Despite having a promising basketball career, Bones wanted to pursue his dream to become a rapper. With a wide array of influences, Bones began to cultivate a unique style of his own. Bones demonstrated that unique style by surviving the first cut of the second season of P Diddy’s Making the Band, it became evident to Bones and everyone around him that he had the talent to take his passion to the next level.
Bones would then go onto compete in battle competition and tearing down local venues such as 5 Seasons and Baltimore Live. Bones briefly returned to New York after competing to cut a demo with D Block producer Vinny Idol. After his brief stint in New York, Bones moved to Philadelphia to continue recording and perfect his craft. Within a year, Bones hard work has paid off.
Bones Brigante has gone on to become BET’s 106 & Park Freestyle Friday champion. He will be featured in the 2010 BET Hip Hop Awards rap cipher. He will also release his highly anticipated debut titled “Bad 2 Da Bones.” With his witty wordplay, fluid flow, and distinct diction, Bones is definitely an emcee to be on the lookout for. Stay tuned!