WALTER LEE YOUNGER AKA EXTRAORDINAIRE – was born in Nashville,TN (Cashville), earning his ‘stripes’ out of Chattanooga TN (Chatt-‐town) -‐ the place he currently resides, and in Atlanta where he spent his summers.
Music became his ‘heartbeat’-‐ participating in plays, talent shows, and had his first televised performance as a youth during the legendary Lou Rawls hosted UNCF hosted telethon at his cities local network affiliate.
Extraordinaire has an anything goes approach to his music that is an unconscious raw style-‐ where if it sounds good-‐ feels good-‐ IT’s MUSIC!!! He would go on to join forces with B-‐Lo Brown to create the dynamic duo Black Folk, Inc. -‐ the Southern Hip Hop phenoms that left heads turning throughout the South and all the way to Japan. The group received honors throughout the music industry in many publications – Murder Dog Magazine honored them as ‘One of the best album Releases’. The C.I.A. Awards voted them Best R&B/Rap Group twice.
Together they opened concerts for such acts as Too Short, Trina , Ying Yang Twins, Slim Thug and Eightball & MJG, Doug E Fresh, Whodini, and Big KRIT and they have also headlined concerts throughout the southeast. The Hole Magazine deemed them the “TENNESSEE BAD BOYS”.