“BOOKIE”, born Bryan Matthew, is an American rapper and songwriter notable for his baritone voice and raw honesty about his take on the harshness of life through his storytelling.Hailing from the East side of PHX, Bookie is a driven, passionate and charismatic artist with a unique approach to his blend of hip-hop. His rap career took off in 1998, when he signed his first record deal with local label Danger Zone Entertainment. Later that year, he terminated his contract and signed with 4-Life Records, releasing his classic solo album,“Stressing” in 1999. After establishing himself as a solo artist, Bookie teamed up with his label mates and formed super group “The Survivalist” in 2001. The group topped the billboard charts with the hit single “Bounce”, which earned the group many accolades and widespread recognition. Bookie’s music is all about connecting with listeners through high-energy, uplifting melodies, and a thought-provoking lyrical flow, like influential performers such as Kendrick Lamar, Tupac Shakur or Nipsy Hussle, just to mention a few. Currently, Bookie is the CEO of Grind Mode Entertainment, representing some of the finest musicians, producers and arrangers on the scene. Bookie’s highly anticipated 2015 album “The Medicine” is about to set the music world on fire! Find out more and let the music tell you the rest of this story.
Contact: @Bookie_Music on Twitter… @theoriginalbookie on Facebook… @theoriginalbookie on Instagram