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Byngham

Bronx, New York, United States

Bronx, New York, United States
World Reggae

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Ricardo Riquey Bingham (born on May 20), known mononymously as Byngham (previously known as Riquey Bingham), is a Jamaican reggae singer/songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and occasional model from St. James, Jamaica. He is known for his melodious and captivating voice which he discovered at the tinder age of ten while singing in church Choir with his mother, and contrastingly was a deejay for his stepfather’s sound system Love Stone.

In 2001, while still in high school, Byngham led a musical trio, (M. M.J) to some popularity and success, performing in local communities and western Jamaica. In that same year the group record and released their first song “Position” produced by Ward 21, which gave them fame in Montego Bay and Kingston, Jamaica. The group dispersed in 2003 and with the influence of his mother, Byngham decided to enroll in college.

He attended Montego Bay Community College in 2004, where he earned his Associates Degree in Management Information Systems. While studying at Montego Bay Community College, Byngham participated in extracurricular activities such as the college Choir as a soprano singer, Band as a Lead Vocalist and performed at almost every college concert during the years 2005 and 2006. He then migrated to the United States in 2006 to further his education through a well-deserved academic scholarship. He attained his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administrations from Monroe College in New Rochelle, New York in 2008. He graduated with honors and President’s list for most outstanding academic achievement for the years 2007 and 2008.

Byngham began his solo music career in 2008, competing in talent shows and performing at night clubs in New York City. He records his first solo project “Your Body Girl” late 2009, and released both the song and video single-handedly in 2010. The video went # 1 on CVM TV Hitlist and maintained good rotation on other television networks locally and abroad. This achievement led the singer to acquire a superior fan base and recognition. Byngham continues the musical journey towards his career, recording for local producers and building his catalogue.

The singer’s utmost early success came from his melodious reggae song “Come Back To Me” in 2011, which awarded him with the Carivibez TV “Breakout Video Of The Year”. This accomplishment sets a high standard towards Byngham’s career, and gave him acknowledgment as a rising reggae and dancehall superstar. In May 2012, a day before Mother’s Day, Byngham premiered the music video for his single “Mother’s Love” on Onstage CVM TV. The song and video was a dedication to his mother “Cynthia Lowe” who is Byngham’s prime influence in his life.

Towards the completion of 2013, fans can expect at least 2 singles and a music video from Byngham. He is currently working on his debut mixtape, which will consist of both reggae and dancehall music and produce by various producers. The mixtape is not yet titled but it is expected to be released early 2014.