vyle is a music/art project focused on heritage, futurism, romance, idiosyncrasies, pop culture, gentrification, disproportionate conditions in his hometown of Chicago, witnessing the loss of his mother, betrayal, class-ism, technology and the Black American experience created by Albert Johnson.
vyle has played at festivals such as Governor’s Ball, SXSW, Lollapalooza, CMJ, SXSW, and the Pitchfork Music Festival, institutions and museums including MOMA PS1 and the Goethe Institute, maintained DJ residencies at NYC's Soho House, Up & Down, and THOTLANDIA, a monthly event in Brooklyn that can call attendees like Alexander Wang regulars.
He is also an alumni member of NEW INC, a museum-led incubator and artist initiative started by the New Museum of Contemporary Art.
His artwork has been on exhibition at various institutions including : Artist Space - Tribeca NYC, Goethe Institut - NYC, Hammer Gallery - LA, Superchief Gallery - Soho NYC, The Whitney Museum of American Art - NYC and Bitcoin Center - Wall Street NYC.
He has worked with music + visual artists such as Jeanette Hayes, Antoni Tudisco, Sam Rolfes, Devin Kenny, Tim Saccenti, Nick Martin, Nicole Ruggiero, Azealia Banks, Flosstradamus, The Cool Kids, Eliot Lipp, Yehme2, Anti-Pop Consortium, Zomby, and Rick Ross, amongst others. His music + art has been featured in outlets including The Fader, VMan, Office Magazine, Paper Magazine, Billboard, Interview Magazine, MTV, Vice, and many more.