The Skyzoo Rundown

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The Skyzoo Rundown  - If you're not familiar with this Brooklyn-bred get MC, 'The Skyzoo Rundown' will point you to everything that you need to know. Flip through to find out. (Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

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The Skyzoo Rundown  - If you're not familiar with this Brooklyn-bred get MC, 'The Skyzoo Rundown' will point you to everything that you need to know. Flip through to find out. (Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

Brooklyn  - Skyzoo is from the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. (Photo: Lise Gagne/Getty Images)

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Brooklyn  - Skyzoo is from the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. (Photo: Lise Gagne/Getty Images)

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In the 'Hood With B.I.G - Attributing his style of rap and brand of storytelling to Notorius B.I.G, Skyzoo also grew up just a few buildings over from B.I.G in Bedstuy on Saint James Place.  (Photo: Chris Walter/WireImage)

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In the 'Hood With B.I.G - Attributing his style of rap and brand of storytelling to Notorius B.I.G, Skyzoo also grew up just a few buildings over from B.I.G in Bedstuy on Saint James Place.  (Photo: Chris Walter/WireImage)

His Debut - A commonly celebrated underground hip hop artist, Skyzoo released his debut album The Salvation in 2009. It's often revered as a classic debut hip hop album. (Photo: Duck Down Records)

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His Debut - A commonly celebrated underground hip hop artist, Skyzoo released his debut album The Salvation in 2009. It's often revered as a classic debut hip hop album. (Photo: Duck Down Records)

A New York Love Connection - Skyzoo was engaged to Derek Jeter's sister Sharlee Jeter before their 2010 split.(Photos from left: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Movado, Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

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A New York Love Connection - Skyzoo was engaged to Derek Jeter's sister Sharlee Jeter before their 2010 split.(Photos from left: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Movado, Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

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On-Screen Inspiration - Skyzoo was introduced to the work of Spike Lee by his father when he was a child. He pays homage to the award-winning director and the impact of his films in the song "Spike Lee Was My Hero." (Photos from left: Brad Barket/Getty Images, Johnny Nunez/Getty Images)

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On-Screen Inspiration - Skyzoo was introduced to the work of Spike Lee by his father when he was a child. He pays homage to the award-winning director and the impact of his films in the song "Spike Lee Was My Hero." (Photos from left: Brad Barket/Getty Images, Johnny Nunez/Getty Images)

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More Brooklyn Inspiration - Featuring potent verses on Antman Wonder crafted beats, Skyzoo reworked Jay Z's debut album Reasonable Doubt as ode to the influence that he has on him as an MC.(Photo: First Generation Rich Inc./Loyalty Digital Corp.)

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More Brooklyn Inspiration - Featuring potent verses on Antman Wonder crafted beats, Skyzoo reworked Jay Z's debut album Reasonable Doubt as ode to the influence that he has on him as an MC.(Photo: First Generation Rich Inc./Loyalty Digital Corp.)

Studio vs. The Stage - When quizzed in a 2009 interview on whether he prefers the studio or performing on stage, Skyzoo explained that he opts for being in the studio.  (Photo: poplasen/Getty Images)

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Studio vs. The Stage - When quizzed in a 2009 interview on whether he prefers the studio or performing on stage, Skyzoo explained that he opts for being in the studio.  (Photo: poplasen/Getty Images)

Family Ties - Bonus: Skyzoo is cousins with Charlamagne Tha God.

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Family Ties - Bonus: Skyzoo is cousins with Charlamagne Tha God.