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HARDCORE,CRUNK & MELLOW.
KING ROCKWELL/JUKE TOWN MUZIK PHONE:770-871-6178 WWW.MYSPACE.COM/KINGROCKWELL713 EMAIL:KINGROCKWELL713@YAHOO.COM
Band/artist history
RAISED IN MISSOURI CITY "MO CITY" TEXAS,KING ROCKWELL HAS PLAYED A HUGE PART IN PUTTING HIS CITY & HOOD ON THE MAP EVERY SINCE HIS FIRST MIX TAPE RELEASE IN 1999 (TRU SOULJA),BACK THEN HE WENT BY "BLACK MENACE".KING ROCKWELL WAS BORN ON NOVEMBER 17,1987 IN SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA,HE LATER MOVED TO MISSOURI CITY "THE SOUTH WEST SIDE OF HOUSTON,TEXAS.WHILE Z-RO WAS PUTTING RIDGEMONT ON THE MAP,KING ROCKWELL ((back then known as Black Menace)) STARTED OFF WITH HEAVY BASS BEATS RECORDED ON CASSETTE TAPES,HE LATER MET UP WITH ANOTHER YOUNG EMCEE KNOWN AS "LIL BOOGIE",THEY STARTED SHARING FREESTYLES IN THE HALLWAYS OF THEIR OLD MIDDLE SCHOOL,THAT'S WHEN KING ROCKWELL HAD JUST RELEASED (TRU SOULJA). THE MIX TAPE HAD PUT ON ALLOT OF FOLKS IN HIS SECTION OF MO CITY KNOWN AS BRIAR GATE.IN 2000,KING ROCKWELL MOVED TO BALTIMORE,BY THEN HE JOINED THE FIRST YOUNG HIP-HOP GROUP FROM THE WEST SIDE OF BALTIMORE "ALCATRAZ ZUE",A FIVE MEMBER CREW ALL UNDER 16 EXCEPT FOR THE HEAD LEADER "SUPREME" WHO WAS 21 AT THE TIME, BUT THEY LATER PARTED WAYS DUE TO CREATIVE DIFFERENCES. KING ROCKWELL SOON MOVED BACK TO MISSOURI CITY,TX.IN 2002,AND AT AGE 16 HE SIGNED WITH "EGOTISTIK RECORDS" BUT LATER BROKE THEIR CONTRACT DUE TO CREATIVE DIFFERENCES,SO KING ROCKWELL DECIDED TO START HIS OWN RECORDING LABEL "DOPE MANE RECORDZ" RELEASING MIX TAPES BY HAND IN CLUBS,MALLS,GAS STATIONS & MOVIE THEATERS. HIS 8th MIX TAPE (3rd WORLD CRUNK) SOLD AN AMAZING 6,000 COPIES IN LESS THAN A MONTH.THAT PUSHED KING ROCKWELL TO STAY INDEPENDENT & HAVE FULL CONTROL OF HIS MUSIC.HIS LAST MIX TAPE WAS RELEASED IN 2004 "PUMP DA BASS" AND SOLD OVER 4,000 UNITS IN HIS AREA AND ON THE NORTH SIDE OF HOUSTON.IN 2005 HE PUT HIS PEN DOWN AND WENT BEHIND THE SCENES,PRODUCING BEATS FOR OTHER UNDERGROUND ARTIST LIKE HIMSELF.NOW IT'S 2008 & KING ROCKWELL IS BACK & FINALLY PICKED HIS PEN UP,CURRENTLY RECORDING TRACKS FOR HIS NEW SOLO ALBUM "DA AWAKENING".EXPECT IT TO HIT STORES UNDER JUKE TOWN MUZIK IN 2008. FOR BOOKING INFO CONTACT JUKE TOWN MUZIK... PHONE:770-871-6178
Your musical influences
AL GREEN,BARRY WHITE,OTIS REDD,ISSAC HAYES,AL KAPONE,GETO BOYS,TOMMY WRIGHT III,RAKIM,NWA,NAS,2PAC,& MYSELF "KING ROCKWELL".
What equipment do you use?
RIGHT NOW,THE BASICS:FRUITY LOOPS PRO.EVERYTHING ELSE IS DONE IN A PROFESSIONAL STUDIO.
Anything else?
I WANNA THANK MY HATAZ FOR PUSHING ME FORWARD IN LIFE & THE BEST THING ABOUT BUSINESS,IS MINDING YOUR OWN.
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