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Ryan Witherspoon, better known as the mononym Ryan, has a strong pedigree in the music industry from the studio to the streets. As he readies his debut EP Games We Play, the Brooklyn wunderkind is geared to change the game, bringing real artistry back to music. Born in East New York, Ryan spent his childhood in Brooklyn’s gritty Cypress Projects, dodging the streets as best as he could. “I say it was R&B,” he explains, “rough and blessed.” His mother was a singer, almost signed by Quincy Jones, but she opted to attend Brown University and study Medicine instead. She later became a teacher to have more time to focus on raising her son, but still kept the music alive…