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Roger Troutman (b. 29 Nov 1951, d. 25 Apr 1999), was the lead singer of the band Zapp who helped spearhead the Funk movement and heavily influenced West Coast hip hop due to the scene's heavy sampling of his music over the years. Troutman was well known for his use of the talkbox, a device that is connected to an instrument (frequently a keyboard) to create different vocal effects. Roger used a custom-made…

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  • Love ya Zapp
  • The funkiest, the chunkiest!
  • Computer Love!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • awh me and roger troutman share a birthday thats sweet
  • <3
  • grew up listening to zapp & roger. still sounds amazing to me now just as it did back then.
  • legendary
  • he guys if you like funk ! check out my man Martin Ross , the talkbox playa !

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