Onry Ozzborn (Reason of Grayskul) is an enduring veteran talent who is garnering a lot of attention in the notoriously saturated Hip Hop market. One of the premiere emcees among the sizable roster of Northwest powerhouse Oldominion, Onry Ozzborn comes across as effortlessly versatile and always intriguing. Crafting beats that possess a taut, urgent desperation, this journeyman craftsman has forged a signature sound that is powerful, confident and entirely his own. Known for his darkened spiritual journeys and clever tales, Onry's new album, In Between, shows a side of Onry that few knew existed. His usual hard edge is cracked by a sense of humor on this release, and features collaborations with rap-heavyweights Aceyalone, Busdriver and Ill Bill of Non-Phixion as well as fellow Oldominion crew vets Sleep and Siren's Echo. Production is handled by hometown legends Smoke, Pale Soul and Mr. Hill, whose beatscapes have created the backdrop for classic albums Sleep, Grayskul and The Chicharones. With artistic influences that draw heavily from pop culture, this self described music lover explains that his musical inspiration comes from such varied artists as Stevie Nicks, Rakim, Deftones and Portishead. With such uncommon fair fueling his creative outlook, it's no wonder he can cover so much ground on one album. Onry Ozzborn's development as an artist continues to grow as does his fan base. Asked about his intent in music, he's quick to point out that it's no more complicated than striving to create timeless music. This is a man who holds himself to the standard that if it doesn't still rock in 20 years, then it never really did.
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