Name: Kenn O’bé (last name pronounced obey)
Kenn O’bé is a rapper out of N Florida, Jacksonville. Born in Tifton Ga (Tift County), April 21, 1986, and raised by Joesph N. and Ida L. Troupe. The youngest of 5 siblings (2 sisters, 3 brothers). Originally started recording and performing music at the age of 14; helped form a hip hip trio called “High-Bred Breeze” and was known as “Ber-Zerc.” At 18, the group started performing in local clubs; music was put in rotation at clubs as far north as Tennessee. In ’05, the group went separate ways. O’bé’s new style is somewhat gangsta rap/poetic like Wale; with snappy verses and the ability to depict such vivid imagery, O’bé material connects with audiences on a more common ground/perspective.
He speaks on topical issues, mainly life, the progress and the maintaining of his current position. O’bé envisions his career as prosperous and entertaining; some particular artist whom influence his music/style are Freddie Gibbs, Kevin Gates, Spodee, Young Dro, Yo Gotti, 8ball and MJG and Eminem. Freddie Gibbs’ versatility and lyrics influence the music if O’bé; same with Kevin Gates, which versatility and erratic style encourages his means of being different. Spodee’s cool demeanor and flow are what influence O’bés persona. O’bé’s music, craft, is different from others; he brings a more old school vibe to the present world.
Josh Christina is an old soul. Blending the sounds of Elton John, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, and Elvis Presley, you get Josh Christina, a voice that will take you back generations. From the first listen, you can’t help but think, did Josh Christina land in the wrong era. Josh Christina’s newest single ‘Rockstar’ showcases his passion, authenticity, and vulnerability.
Josh Christina captivates his audience instantaneously with his storytelling, piano playing, and his use of rhythm and blues. ‘Rockstar’ brings a refreshing sound. His use of snaps and tambourine bring flavor to his music, along with his ability to evoke so much emotion and movement throughout. Josh Christina leaves his fans wanting more.
Josh’s love for music started as a young boy ‘chasing a dream just trying to reach the sky’, he takes us through the journey till present time. As Josh Christina says in his song ‘the next rock and roll idol is gonna be me’, just wait and see!