Born in San Jose, CA but partially raised in the MidWest, South, and East coasts. RoweLa has been influenced by all kinds of people and Hip-Hop. He has incorporated the sub-genres of the respected coasts into his own music. With the release of R.O.W.E. in the first quarter of 2013. RoweLa has had a buzz among blogs, and has even been able to secure a Youtube Partnership with RPM/SocialBlade/Maker Studio networks. Being one of the few independent musicians to pull it off.