About Uncle Vickie
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Vickie Byer known as, "Uncle Vickie" to the world. She was raised by her mom and stepfather. Uncle Vickie was raised with her older sister until her sister moved to be with her father, Peabo Bryson 2x Grammy award winner .Uncle Vickie summers was split between Greenville, SC and Atlanta, GA. As time moved forward, all her school summers were in Atlanta, GA with her sister and Peabo Bryson.
Uncle Vickie's aunt taught her piano, her uncle taught her how to harmonize vocally. Uncle Vickie and her sister had no choice but to sit in the studio and listen for hours to music being created, by Peabo Bryson and his producers. Music was all around Uncle Vickie growing up, as if she didn't have a choice. In high school Uncle Vickie sung in the church choir, wrote a high school play for her drama class and won the talent show her senior year. After High school Uncle Vickie moved to Atlanta and was a guest rapper with the locate rock group Urban Grind (when she was able to sneak in the clubs).
As time moved on, Uncle Vickie became a single mother of a baby girl and had to put her music career somewhat to the side. Although Uncle Vickie wasn't able to pursue music a hundred percent of the time, but, she continue to learn music, learn different instruments and find the music niche that really speaks to her. Currently based in Atlanta, GA, Uncle Vickie is releasing her new long awaited single called, "Scream loud", which is scheduled to be released Feb. 17th. It's fresh, it's rock and very much needed.
The first question everyone wants to ask is, how did did she come up with my name?
Long story short ..
A co-worker gave Uncle Vickie her name.
Her co-worker had just started with the company and lost her husband unexpectedly.
Uncle Vickie went over to her house in support of her and her family.
She introduced Vickie as, "Uncle Vickie".
She told everyone that Uncle Vickie was like her brother, but still her sister.
Uncle Vickie loved her reasoning, so she kept the name.
She has been, " UNCLE VICKIE " ever since. (Thank you DD)
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