Bryant Sparks aka UNCLE B is well known for his unquestionable talent to write, this included catchy lyrics, books, and movies. It all started at an early age. Uncle B knew that one of his strongest talents was in music. At age five he entered the elementary talent show and won.
By the age of 16, he learned how to play the drums on his own by listening to every note by ear with no classes and began playing drums by ear for several church groups and choirs. But his musical adventure would go further. By age 21 he and his friends started a local rap group called J-Ru in Tuscaloosa Al.
The group would be featured in Atlanta’s Hot Block magazine and quickly gained respect after Uncle B wrote the song Hoodlum featuring Bun B of UGK. The song stayed in rotation giving the group just the buzz it needed to get a call from Fly Shy who connected them with a friend that landed a record deal in Atlanta with an independent record label Roc Harder Ent.
Not only has Uncle B written several songs but he has also written and published over 20 books under Bryant Sparks and his pen name Mercedez. He first signed a 3 book deal with Shani Greene Dowdell and then a 3 book deal with Leo Sullivan Presents and landed 2 on the Amazon best sellers list. His next book deal with the same company was for 9 more books. After that, he sighed a 6 book deal with Nikki Brown Presents.
He also has a few short films. Currently awaiting his latest Diary of a Quiet Woman to be released on Tubi under his distribution deal with Lybe Media Films. As an independent Southern soul artist, Uncle B wrote and released his first Southern soul album CandyLand with its single hits such as Scoot Baby produced by Grammy-nominated producer Ronald A. Suggs Jr., other singles include Trunk Girls, and I Ain’t Ya Dog produced by Eric D. Smith which can be found on most music platforms including iTunes, YouTube and many more.