Starting his music career in 2009, 19-year-old Chicago native Rockie Fresh is an up-and-coming hip-hop artist. Featured on major websites and publications such as URB Magazine, 2DopeBoyz, NahRight, DJBooth, and more and earning performances at SXSW, A3C Music Festival, CMJ, and a spot on the Leaders Of The New Cool Tour off the strength of his debut mixtape “Rockie’s Modern Life” (2009), Rockie has now raised the bar once again with his second release in December of 2010. “The Otherside”, Rockie’s sophomore project, tallied over 15,000 downloads in the it’s first week and features guest appearances from Naledge of Kidz In The Hall, DC Native & Raheem Devaughn’s 368 Music Group artist Phil Ade, and Rich Hil. Presented by 2DopeBoyz.com and MTV Top DJ’s illWill & Rockstar, the project was deemed “one of the most impressive mixtapes to close out 2010” by The Smoking Section and one of the best mixtapes of the year by many, making Rockie Fresh one of the top emcees to look out for in 2011. He signed to Rick Ross’ label MMG in July of 2012. He released the mixtape Electric Highway on January 21, 2013.
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