Raw aggression and energy describes the lyrical talent of Cincinnati-born rapper, Rome. Born December 8, 1987, Rome (born Roman Hill) grew up playing sports, fighting, and of course rapping. He is destined to be the first rap phenomenon to come out of the city of Cincinnati (Ohio).
Rome grew up in a single-parent home in various parts sections of Cincinnati (mainly Uptown) with his younger brother and mother. Rome has been rapping as long as anyone can remember starting from battling and free styling at school and has been fueled by various situations in his life. Known for a short temper and aggressive behaviors, Rome has never shied away from conflict, which has helped fuel, his rap career.
Following high school graduation, Rome was awarded a full-ride scholarship to play basketball, which was deterred by a 3-year prison sentence. After his release in 2010 on February 14thfrom his 3-year sentence, he was given a second chance and granted his scholarship and went on to win MVP his 1st season playing college basketball. Shortly after Rome got home from prison, his younger brother Dominique was slapped with a 4-year sentence that he is currently serving.
Dominique’s jail sentence only added fuel to Rome’s fire and hunger to make an impact on the rap game. Since returning home, Rome has released 2 mixtapes; “Behind Bars” and “Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day”, that have his city going crazy and he is currently working on 2 new mixtapes; “Behind Bars 2” and “Road to Rome . Rome also participated in the “loud pack tour” performing in cities all throughout Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and south carolina. Full of potential and ambition follow Rome , for his work ethic alone will gain your attention and transform you into a “Rome fan” if not already a fan.
Rome has been on a hot streak, including an undefeated rap battle record and a slew of videos from his latest project, “Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day”, which all have thousands of views. Rome’s sight is now set on a major rap deal and he won’t settle for less. Follow him on the “Road To Rome”
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Born Patrick Goins Jr. in Hamilton, Ohio and later moving to Cincinnati, Ohio around the forest park area where he was raised and a graduate from Princeton High School, class of 2008. His father, Patrick Goins Sr. has been incarcerated since he was 5 months old. With the absence of his father he was raised in a single parent home by his mother Charleen Walker, who worked very hard to support him and his younger brother and sister. The hard times and struggles they endured empowered SAGA to strive to work hard at everything he did as a youth an even more to this present day. To do his best against all odds and events that occurred in his life and the many obstacles that he has overcome is what motivates SAGA to do all he can to be able to provide his family a better life.
SAGA began rapping and free styling at a young age of 10 years old. He was also involved in sports and played in an AAU basketball league. Going through high school is when his music talents started to resurface and he worked hard to balance his dreams and avoid trouble which wasn’t easy. He began writing everyday improving his lyrical and subject matter skills using inspiration from major artist such as Jay-Z and Eminem. He began rhyming in a lot of neighborhoods with other local cyphers and rappers becoming better every time where people began to recognize his talent more and more. He took the next steps and began to record songs and from there he had gained a good following of true fans on the world wide social network www.myspace.com where his songs received thousands of plays.
In the fall of 2009 he moved to Atlanta to pursue his music career and video production skills he had grew fond of at the Art Institute of Atlanta where he attended for one year. While in Atlanta he met music and CEO Manager by the name of Todd Vaughn. Todd owns his own independent label True Reality Productions through the state of Georgia. They joined forces an began working on music featuring SAGA on a compilation album called Buick Music Vol.1 that’s currently on ITunes through True Reality Productions. In February of 2011 they released SAGA first official mix tape entitled “This Aint Music This Is Life Vol.1” which is currently on online now on Tweet my mixtape.com.
Since the release of his mixtape his fans and following has continued to grow, later in 2011 SAGA had also featured in a hip hop magazine called Mandatory Business owned by Jt The Bigga Figga and co owned by Snoop Dogg for his mixtape “This Aint Music This Is Life Vol.1”. SAGA continues to work to improve himself as all around artist. The key subject of his music comes from the pain, joy, experience, struggle, and true emotion of his life that he has went through and how it affected him growing up and what obstacles he still is overcoming presently. He likes to express himself wholeheartedly in his music with a very open mind and heart. SAGA continues to work on some various projects that are yet to come.
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At only 23 years old Steven Jackson A.K.A. Un1que has accomplished a lot and proven himself to be more than a local star in his city of Winston-Salem, NC. Un1que has had many different musical backgrounds from being lead percussionist in every orchestra band he’s been a part of, to starting his own record label at the age of 19. He went on to sell over 1,000 copies of his first mixtape under the record label name (Crank Me Up Records) before his focused changed because of his lack of knowledge in music business. He then started to pursue this knowledge at Forsyth technical Community College while his buzz continued to grow without a single album or music video released yet. Continuing with his momentum he went on to join Winston World Wide in 2010, also creating the “Tear Da Stage Up” showcase & competition, then touring with Goss and Kill Yo Self Ent. to spread his name outside of his city and state. Un1que is still on the grind with another mixtape release upcoming with the “Tune My Radio”, which he produced the whole mixtape as well. Un1que is more than an artist, he’s a rising star that’s ready to let the world see him shine.
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