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R. Smith / Bio

BORN AND RAISED IN CHICAGO, IL IN A LITTLE TOWN CALLED MAYWOOD, R. SMITH ATTENDED PROVISO EAST HIGH SCHOOL. HE BEGAN TO SHOW HIS LOVE FOR MUSIC AT THE AGE OF SEVEN. ALL HE COULD THINK ABOUT AT THAT TIME WAS MUSIC AND BASKETBALL. BY AGE FOURTEEN, HIS DESIRE FOR MUSIC OUTSHINED HIS WILL TO PLAY BALL AND HE TOOK ON THE MUSIC SCENE FULL BLAST. HIS FRESHMAN YEAR IN HIGH SCHOOL HE STARTED A SINGING GROUP CONSISTING OF HIMSELF AND 4 HIGH SCHOOL BUDDIES, THEY CALLED THEMSELVES 'BEYOND CONTENT'. THE GROUP WENT STRONG THROUGHOUT HIGH SCHOOL. IN THAT TIME THEY HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO DO WORK WITH QUITE A FEW STARS WHO WERE VERY POPULAR IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY. THEY WERE FEATURED ON DO OR DIE'S HEADS OR TAILZ ALBUM (CAN I). THEY WORKED ON AND OFF WITH RAP-A-LOT AND NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH RECORDS. THEY HAD THE HONOR OF OPENING UP FOR ARTIST LIKE TOO SHORT, DO OR DIE, TWISTA, CRUCIAL CONFLICT, ENTOURAGE, DARNELL JONES, DRU HILL, 3 PIECE, ALLIYAH AND A HOST OF INDEPENDENT CHICAGO ARTISTS. R.SMITH WAS INFLUENCED BY ARTIST LIKE BOYZ II MEN, STEVIE WONDER, MICHAEL JACKSON, JODICE, BABYFACE, DR. DRE, BRIAN MCKNIGHT, AND JAY-Z. “THE LOVE FOR THE MUSIC GAME KEEPS ME GOING ON AND ON AND ON”. NOW AS A SOLO ARTIST R. SMITH HAS REFOCUSED HIS PASSION FOR MUSIC AND HE'S BRINGING IT TO YOU WITH HOT HOOKS AND SOULFUL VERSES. NOW HE IS READY TO SHOW THE WORLD WHO R. SMITH IS, AND WITH HIS TALENT AND DETERMINATION HE IS ONLY DESTINED TO REACH THE TOP!!!!

General Info

Band Members
R. Smith - Vocals
Artist Name
R. Smith
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/writerswithheart1
Genres
R&B/Soul

Contact Info

Location
Chicago, IL