Success in the music industry is notoriously difficult. Whether it be the obstacle of not having the backing of a major label, or the lack of respect and support from superstar rappers and fans alike, the road to stardom is far from easy. Many people have fallen at the hands of these hardships.
One man who has thrived in these conditions is Pittsburgh rapper Phresh LaRosa.
Born, and raised in Pittsburgh, PA., Phresh learned about hustling, music and working hard at a young age. The rough surroundings of crime and gangs in Pittsburgh has molded Phresh into a strong individual, and gave him the necessary experience to share the struggles of what many people face. After his initial dream of college didn't materialize, he discovered his passion for hip-hop at an early age. With his eyes clearly set on his new goal, he began laying out the foundation for his success by performing shows throughout Pittsburgh and the northeastern & mid Atlantic region.
Coming from the mid Atlantic, a region that has produced super stars producers, Mel-Man & Butter, and hip-hop artist J Sands, Wiz Khalifa, and S. Money to name a few, and famous for its unique lifestyle, Phresh embodies what many mid Atlantic rap fans love hip-hop, while at the same time displaying a versatility that makes him appealing to hip-hop fans across the world.
His charisma, lyrics and strong stage presence, combined with his ability to craft stories about a wide array of subjects has earned the young rapper the respect of fans and caused the industry to take notice.
His talent and drive caught the attention of Urban Law, and his partnership with the company, which has worked with underground notables like, Valor, Skyzoo, has produced a sizable buzz in the northeast region. Already in the work's Phresh LaRosa will be releasing new singles with established stars like Wiz Khalifa, Killer Mike,and Stat Quo, at this young stage of his career.
LaRosa's talent is very clear. With the groundwork set, he is poised to make a lasting impression on the hip-hop industry.
Phresh LaRosa's current underground fan base has expanded to the U.K. & Europe. LaRosa, whose fan base extends nationally and internationally, is poised to become a household name with a brand of his own. It is apparent that his underground following is getting strong and eager to hear more from the talented rapper.