- Posted September 24, 2013 by
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Rocky Byrd on the road to success!
After graduation he was selected as the lead guitarist of a Top 40 cover band called "Impulse Project STL". This was when he met a Grammy Award-winning rap and R&B music producer Ryan Bowser, best known for producing "Dilemma", an extremely successful R&B hip hop song by Nelly, featuring Kelly Rowland of Destiny's Child. Rocky and Ryan became close friends. Ryan asked Rocky to play guitars on several records for artists like Andre 3000, T.I., B.o.B and Bruno Mars. Soon Rocky met another Grammy Award-winning hip hop and R&B music producer Frankie Lucio and started working with him, so he transformed from a studio musician to a hip hop and R&B music producer, under the nickname BlacqueByrdMusic.
Within a couple of months Rocky remixed a song for Latin American musician IreneB, and he has been producing songs since, starting each one with the famous line Another Blacque Byrd Music Banger. He has signed an endorsement and promotion deal in the summer of 2013 which quickly landed him on MTV network. His first hit was "Feeling So Strong", an R&B song written, produced, and sung by him, it was also aired on the Girl Code and The Real World Portland. After the success of the song, he recorded several different versions with various artists, however, they have never been released.
BlacqueByrdMusic is known for his infectious drums, driving melodies, creative writing style and his trademark tag at the beginning of every record, "Another Blacque Byrd Music Banger". Rocky has produced and written songs for artists like Lady Gaga, Yak Boy Fresh, Renzo, Robyn Skinner (American Idol), Danny and David Massa (X-Factor). His current projects include a new single “Get Out”, produced for Meliyah, featuring James Daniel of Bullets and Octane. Rocky has also produced and written "Sexercise" and "Acoustic Love" for Soul-O. He has worked on Cassandra Llea's new album LOVE2HATEME which will be released on 1st November, 2013. Rocky Byrd is a successful R&B and hip hop music producer who does not only make beats but also brings out the best in every artist he works with, coaching them and revamping their ideas. His friends, family members, and fans encourage him to self-release another single for free digital download, a song named "Hey Girl", featuring Cassandra Llea and Lil Taz. Rocky plans on releasing his own project soon – so look out, "Another Blacque Byrd Music Banger" is already on its way.