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Best known from his hit single “Red Money”, Al Rocco is more than just your typical rapper. Originating from the far east islands of Hong Kong, tailored in UK London and LA California, Rocco currently resides in Shanghai where he continues to explore, engage and electrify the local Chinese hip-hop movement to an international level. With fundamentals rooted in trap, hip-hop, rap and r&b, Al has been pushing a hybrid sound surrounding genre hopping instrumentals while leading lights in the nascent online production boom.
With over a million "over-all" plays towards the end of 2015, two of his latest projects “Raised in China" & "Red Money” have been nominated top 50 albums of China by That’s Shanghai & Smart Shanghai. He was ranked top 2 artist nationwide China on the Hip-Hop charts with his single “Red Money” ranking number one on China’s Spotify and Soundcloud, Xiami, in January 2015.
Rocco has been featured on the New York Times, Worldstarhiphop, Activiation’s Sleeping Dogs (Top 10 video games of 2012), Vice China, ICS TV, Hit FM Radio via The Park, 8TV via HipHoppingAsia, TVB, Tiny Times 4 (Top 10 China movies of 2015), Beats by Dre "Straight Outta" China campaign, just to name the crucial few. Al has also worked with various brands ranging from Adidas Originals, SSUR, Jamesons, Marlboro, Redbull, Jagermesiter, American Apparel, Budweiser and many more.
Regularly headlining music festivals; MIDI, Spotlight and Strawberry, Rocco has opened and shared the stage with the likes of DMC Champion DJ Q-Bert, Jurassic 5's Chali2na, OT Genasis (COCO), OG Maco (U Guessed It), A$AP DJs (JScott/Lou), Keith Ape (ITGMA), BBC Radio 1 Benji B, Trap God UZ, Thug-Li, Hucci, Sonny Digital to NBA star Yao Ming.
While mainly touring the key cities of China, Al Rocco is currently working on his first album, staring in his first reality TV show "The Next Unicorn", an official EP collaboration with Araabmuzik (King of MPC), opening OG Marco, UZ, ASAP DJs.. all to be expected this 2016.
Other than pursing his career as a Hip-Hop artist, he is also the founder of Red 8 Records where he teams up with SHFT to exploit other creative talents by providing the foundations of the music business.