Mononymously known as HUGHES or HUE; a rapper from Bridgeport, Connecticut, whose elevated lyrical perspective has helped bring him noted acclaim from his peers. Emerging in 2010, Siul Hughes went on to build a name for himself on the live circuit before releasing his adeptly produced hip-hop tracks to the public.
On May 14, 2013, Hughes self-released his first full-length album, Lastname Hughes, to generally positive reviews. Following several digital collaborations & live shows with both local & touring artists, he released his second full-length studio album, The Book of IZA, on September 15, 2016. The album is his second self-release, in addition to being his first self-publication, as it accompanies a book of poetry, The Book of IZA: Memoirs & Mantras, released via Amazon & Amazon Kindle the same day. The album received widespread acclaim via popular streaming services including Spotify & Tidal. In 2016, The Book of IZA was featured in the Ghetto Blaster Magazine as part of the "Best of 2016" list compiled by CT indie label-head and touring artist Ceschi Ramos.