Review, Album & Big Interview with Sherydonna Fiona Wilson
"Genius Funk" is an International Westcoast Super Group. The quartet is made of 3 classic rappers from Richmond, California, (San Francisco Bay Area), USA and an extremely talented producer of a unique G-Funk sound in Novosibirsk (New Siberia), Russia. Together, the combination is literally Richmond, Cali raps over Russian production.
▪︎ YBBI (Ya Boy Black Ice, Ya Brotha Black Ice, TravLyrics): Rapper, Graphic Designer
▪︎ Rinnessy: Rapper, Singer, Producer
▪︎ Ronald Porter: Rapper
▪︎ Breez: Producer, Graphic Designer, Rapper
Being from the same city; Rinnessy, Ronald Porter and YBBI have known each other since the mid 1990s. Also, all three recorded at the same studio (Poorman Productions, Richmond, CA). FUN FACT: YBBI designed Rinnessy's debut album cover art.
In 2007, YBBI and Breez met on the Myspace social network. Both of them were looking to build with new people outside their respective countries. Over 10 years, Breez and YBBI worked on many songs, ultimately releasing the 2017 audiobook/soundtrack "Bay Area 2 Siberia" (BA2S) which featured Ronald Porter, Rinnessy, Rappin 4-Tay and Kokane.
Rinn, YBBI and Ron had already formed a rap group named BayTron.
The BA2S project includes a song entitled "Destination" featuring BayTron. With production by Breez, that song became the catalyst for The Genius Funk Group and albums "Genus Funk (Vol 1 & 2)" released 2021 and 2022, respectively.
GENIUS FUNK ALBUM
The "Genius Funk" album is a Contemporary, International, Westcoast, Bay Area, G-Funk album appropriate for people age 40+ who love the 90s sound and younger folks who plan to see their great grandchildren.
The lyrics are fresh. Topics are relateable. Nobody dies. Women are respected.
Genius Funk (Vol. 1) features artists from Spain, Japan, Russia and the USA. Plus a few surprises.
INTERVIEW WITH SHERYDONNA FIONA WILSON