Bio: With his hometown of Chicago on his back and the sounds of soul in his roots, R.O.E. blends an urban vibe with poetic lyricism and music that hits straight to the heart that will attract anyone with an affection for alternative hip hop.
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“The show got off to a great start, as R.O.E. (which stands for Rise Over Envy) put down the most impressive opening act I’ve ever seen. Backed by a live band, The Soulvillains, the rapper from Chicago’s West Side jammed for five tracks, all of them well-structured songs with quality lyrics, moving bass lines and poignant keys. His energy was great, and though the crowd was light, he and his band filled the venue with pleasant, soulful music. If you’re not familiar, definitely check him out.”