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With multiple platinum records under his belt, RoccStar has solidified his status as one of the industry's most talented and versatile artists. Boasting an impressive 10 Grammy nominations, this Trinidad and Tobago-born artist has made a significant impact on the music scene, having produced for some of the biggest names in the business including Rihanna, Chris Brown, Post Malone, J Lo, and Fergie.
Originally hailing from California, South Central LA to be exact, RoccStar's exceptional talent and undeniable skill are evident in his work. Prior to our interview, he had already garnered nine Grammy nominations. Now, with the release of Chris Brown's latest album, 11:11, which features several of RoccStar's song contributions, he proudly boasts a remarkable 10 Grammy nominations.
When delving into RoccStar's discography, it becomes clear that his influence extends far beyond his Grammy nominations. Notably, he has impressively crafted six songs on Chris Brown's previous album, including standout tracks like "Wheels Fall Off '' with Lil Durk and Capella Grey, and "Call Me Everyday" with Wiz Kid.
Recently releasing a project of his own, RoccStar's exceptional creativity shines through on every track. The confident artist skillfully navigates through tones and sounds on the project as if to remind listeners he could do anything! A “flex” if you will. Savage Behavior, an homage to his lifestyle contains songs like "Prayer Hands'', which exhibit a distinct Kanye West influence, while "Henny & Cola" exudes Trippie Redd, Lil Uzi Vert vibes. "Mercy'' takes on afrobeats, reminiscent of Sean Kingston, captivating listeners with its infectious rhythm. Other notable tracks include "Games With You" featuring Fridayy, "Dance," and "Model X," all of which showcase RoccStar's versatility and creativity.
The album also boasts plenty of memorable lyrics that resonate with audiences. RoccStar himself describes his creative process, stating, "I'm just creating on a high frequency and past a certain frequency is just music." This statement encapsulates the depth and ingenuity that RoccStar brings to his craft. In terms of his creative process, RoccStar's approach is a seamless integration of vocals and production. He has an innate ability to blend the two seamlessly, resulting in captivating and memorable tracks that leave a lasting impact on listeners.
When discussing his artistic inclinations, RoccStar points to his early start as a prodigy. At just 18 months old, he could
name all the states and capitals on a blank map, leaving a lasting impression on the Tribune, a publication who covered his remarkable talent. This early stimulation sparked RoccStar's passion for creativity, leading him down a path towards becoming the artistic powerhouse he is today. “My brain was kicked in(to) full gear since I was young”
Beyond music, RoccStar's artistic talents extend to various mediums. While he may not dabble in traditional drawing or painting, he expresses himself through numbers and the use of technology. RoccStar has also made headlines for his astute business acumen. In 2019, he made his first million with cryptocurrency, showcasing his ability to navigate the ever-changing tech landscape successfully. Using his technical prowess and affinity for numbers, he has founded five tech companies, demonstrating his ability to excel in both the creative and business realms.
Eclipse Distro is his music distribution company. RocEye an AI/MR experience for users to have a virtual performance experience from anywhere including the comfort of their home. RoccStar is also set to launch a wireless network company, RoccStar Wireless that will take your wireless experience to the next level of clarity and efficiency.
RoccStar's career in the entertainment industry has been a multifaceted journey. He gained recognition through his appearances on "Love And Hip Hop," where his humor and personality shone through. Additionally, in his earlier years, his regular performances at the Laugh Factory in LA between the ages of 12 and 16 showcased his comedic talents. Notably, RoccStar was even awarded a plaque from Jamie Masado, further validating his comedic prowess.
While RoccStar has experienced his fair share of controversies and conflicts, he chooses not to dwell on the negative. Refusing to engage in beefs or return to platforms like "Love And Hip Hop," RoccStar remains focused on his ultimate goal - financial success. According to him, these platforms do not offer the same financial opportunities as his current endeavors. He is without a doubt blessed. Last year, 2023 RoccStar had a run in with a burglar prompting him to defend himself and his family. RoccStar held the intruder at gunpoint until the police arrived.
Looking towards the future, RoccStar remains open to various ventures. From creating his own shows to exploring collaborations and partnerships, he is constantly seeking new opportunities to expand his empire.
In closing, RoccStar stands as a testament to the power of talent, innovation, and determination. With his unwavering commitment to pushing boundaries and creating groundbreaking music, he continues to solidify his position as a true icon in the industry.
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