‘GROCK’ is a music genre that this passionate music and rap artist created and proved his mettle to the world across the industry of the UK.
It is incredible to know about young talented minds coming at the forefront of various creative and artistic industries of the world. When it comes to music, one knows the kind of talent that the world has been witnessing over the last few years, especially after the emergence of new-age rap and rock artists. The industry in the UK has been one which has paved the way for many passionate music souls and has given them opportunities to make a place in people’s hearts with their unique musical talent. Topping this list of rising musical artists is Kwazi Cort from South London.
How an individual carves a way for himself/herself rising above all the struggles and challenges in life is what defines a person and Kwazi Cort was no exception to the many hurdles that he faced in life. It was music all over the years that acted like a life companion and stood by Kwazi Cort in times that were tough and gave him the hope and peace in life which he needed. There were many negativities that Kwazi Cort was surrounded by since he was a kid, but his love for music only grew manifolds and this gave him the confidence to come out as a winner from all these negative influences of his life.
Artists like Jay Z and Tupac acted as inspirations for Kwazi Cort and this upped this youngster’s confidence to get deeper into the musical world and discover himself as a rock and rap artist. To gain more inspiration, he even listened to his favourite MCs and local rappers and dissected the craft into its raw form and worked towards perfecting the same. Kwazi Cort became the one who got away, overcoming the many hardships he faced in life and who lost his childhood buddies to the drug and gang lifestyle.
Kwazi Cort’s introduction to rock music happened when he paid regular visits to Camden Town. This made him realize the love he felt for the genre and even learned how to express deeper emotions from artists like Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath, and Jimi Hendrix. His passion over two genres gave him the chance to become the Rock N Rap artist he is today, ruling over music charts in the UK with his peppy yet soulful tracks.
The young rock and rap artist has gone so deeper into his craft and the musical world that he even came up with his own genre named ‘GROCK’, which exudes Kwazi Cort’s passion for music and is a mixture of rock elements and grim rap flows. Taking inspiration from the tuneful and beautiful sounds that are similar to the Pan-African movement, Kwazi Cort created this genre to make his own statement in the music industry of the UK.
“Trapstar” was his debut single which created a rage five years ago. Looking at the momentum it had gained, Kwazi Cort made a sequel to the song as “Trapstar II” this year. The track has gone ahead showing Kwazi Cort’s musical prowess and his expressive and heartfelt vocals. The genre-blending artist as he is known has many other hit tracks already to his credit and also confesses that London is at the foundation of everything he writes about.
As a black man and a black musician, Kwazi Cort entered the territories that were not expected from him and challenged the status quo, emerging as a prominent musical personality of the UK industry.