Tarelle Brown better known as A.R.S (A Rising Superstar) was born in El Paso,Colorado to a single 17 yr. old mother on May 10th.
Due to his Mothers own parental conflicts, A.R.S and his Mother later moved throughout numerous locations within the United States before finding themselves in Southern, N.J. His 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade
years of middle school were spent on a small suburban island called Brigantine,which was only a mile from Atlantic City.His 4th
and 5th grade years were spent in the fast paced city known as Americas Playground, Atlantic City, New Jersey. By his 6th grade
year he was accepted to a school by the name of Milton Hershey School, a school owned by the founder of Hershey chocolate products. Milton Hershey School was located in Hershey, P.A, and was a boarding
school for under privileged children, or abandoned children who had to excel in academics to continue education. Though all of his day to day expenses were inclusive here, this took
an alarming toll on his spirit. Only seeing his mother a few times a year was discouraging and hurtful.
A.R.S however did have the privilege of having his own favorite music''hip hop'', which was looked at as contraband by Milton
Hershey School Staff. Being allowed to listen to hip hop music was up to the discretion of the staff of the school and unfortunately
A.R.S had older "House Parents" who thought rap music was ''garbage music'' and preferred 60's to 70's Christian Music. During his vacations
home he'd work in local barbershops sweeping up hair and taking out trash to earn money to buy new sneakers, tapes and cd's so he
could show them off to his friends and housemates back at school. While visiting home he met several friends who rapped and later got
the chance to show his skill which landed himself in a local rap group called ''Self-Contained''.
A.R.S. began acting out and having trouble adapting back to the ways of boarding school and rebelled to the point he was expelled
and sent back to N.J for permanent living. His first year home he had his first child, was arrested for underage drinking, almost landed
himself in jail from several crack house raids which he missed by the nose of his hair, and was in numerous physical altercations.
Following a close friends funeral A.R.S decided to change his life around and pursue his hobby of music, as well as become a
law abiding citizen. He applied for a job at the local hospital and was hired. A.R.S used his finances to invest in his musical craft
and boy did it pay off. He signed his first management contract with ''Da Bomb Management'' for $5000.00 and began doing numerous
shows throughout the Tri-State area. He opened for Amil of Roc-A-Fella records, Mase of Bad Boy Records and was locally recording
at the top Independent recording studio's in South Jersey. A.R.S was working on an Indie Release which featured local acts and producers.
This project was never given an Album Title, and was never released, However, word of mouth established him one hell of a buzz. A.R.S also put out a project called ''Welcome to Atlantic City'', which was hosted and financed by a close friend of
his at the time. This project went on to sell an astounding 7,000 copies.
While leaving Discmakers, A.R.S and his friend passed a freshly packaged cd to a gentleman named Twinz.
Filled with excitement they just wanted him to listen to the music and give any feedback. While conversing, Twinz said he was an
upcoming producer and was looking to work with new upcoming acts. After exchanging numbers, A.R.S received a call from Twinz 3 days later and Twinz not only said ''I Love the Music'', but also revealed he had some Mainstream Music Connections, a few Mainstream artist placements, and wanted to produce for A.R.S. They put together
their first project titled "The Official" and it landed in the hands of an A&R from Universal Records named Sal. Sal wanted to do a
developmental deal, and together A.R.S and Twinz were on their way.
A.R.S began working hard musically, and with Twinz help, he recieved numerous features from Grafh,Slim Thug,Capone of CNN,Rick Ross before his super
stardom, and Freeway of Roc-A-Fella records. He was also doing numerous shows opening for mainstream acts as well as showcases, and had
his first album release party at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City,N.J. A.R.S had a website launched and also had numerous videos online
with 100's of thousands of friends and views on popular social sites. A.R.S also opened for Roc-A-Fella artist Freeway, Peddi Crakk, and non Roc-A-Fella artist Gillie Da Kid.
Unfortunately due to family issues A.R.S was forced to move out of state and ties between him and Twinz were severed. The deal diminished.
This didn't stop him. He maintained a legal job, bought his own recording equipment and applied techniques he watched Twinz do to record and master his own songs. Another blessing was slowly presenting itself. A.R.S eventually met a gentleman named Tahir. Tahir was a real estate buyer and seller in P.A. He heard A.R.S's cd and engineering
skills and promised to bring a Platinum Recording Artist by the name of DirtyMouth (Trillville) to his house to meet A.R.S and possibly record.
Once Dirty and A.R.S met, their friendship took off immediately. During this time Dirty got A.R.S on the Thisis50.com tour, got him some
polished mainstream production from one of Violator Management's producers named Scorp Dezel,as well as producer Natural Dizaster of
Soulja Boys hit single ''Turn My Swag On'', and has bridged some Major gaps for A.R.S to work with some major industry players. A.R.S has a huge single
out now titled '' Rubberband Money'' which features superstars 2 Chainz, DirtyMouth, and former Cash Money Records Self Proclaimed K.O.P (King Of Philly) recording artist Gillie Da Kid. For More Info visit www.ITSARS.com