Eurlando Kwesi Ontonio Williams, also known a Hiya Flames was born in the musical parish of Kingston on July 13, 1991. He grew up with his grandmother miss Pearl Manning from a young age. She taught him proper life principles and good behavior which remains incorporated in his lifestyle today. He was brought up in the district of Waltham Park on Crescent road where he attended the Crescent Road Basic School. There he was seen as the one with the great spirit for entertainment.
He then moved on to The St. Peter’s Claver Primary where he excelled. From there he advanced to Denham Town High School where he took education as a serious priority. He was a very exceptional student in his form serving as prefect as well as a Jamaica Combined Cadet Force member.
Hiya Flames started out in music at a very tender age inspired by a major sound system He traveled with owned by his family named Agony Disco. Watching his eldest cousin Nero Marshall singing in and around Kingston on the sound system, Hiya Flames was seen as a very versatile dancer as well in the community. The name Hiya Flames derives from one of his musical Idrens Hotta Flame of whom he respects very dearly. Hiya Flames left Kingston In 2006 along with his family to the parish of Clarendon where he met up with friends with musical minds and talent. He recorded his first two songs with his idrens Hamma One and Radish as a collaboration.
With the true guidance of Jah, he and others started Nik-y Production where he recorded great music, developed and generated his musical skills. From there he met up with Fire Royal Records where he recorded a number of songs. Hiya Flames cites Rastafari as a true way of life to express his self positively through his lifestyle.
The great ones he has observed that has trod this road before him has taught him about one god, one aim, one destiny. Brain power is the main power. Acknowledging his African roots Hiya Flames changed his legal name from Eurlando to Wondo In 2002. The inspiration of Rastafari to his music lead him to acknowledge that music is to motivate the mind of the people and strengthen them mentally. Hiya Flames Trods the music with true integrity and determination Jah Jah H.I.M.a guide we, he stand beside me, he shineth the light.