UNITED KINGDOM-BASED Zimbabwean hip-hop rapper Troy Rook is making waves in the showbiz with reports being that his music is being well received.
Since his arrival in the UK in 2006, at the age of 25, the former St George’s College pupil has steadily established a huge following performing at live intimate parties.
According to a communiqué sent by his management, Rook’s music centres on his observations as a young person who has settled in a foreign land and experienced major changes of lifestyle and culture.
Rook, a graduate in information technology from Guildford College in Surrey, UK, said that qualification are compatible with his music, which he self-produces using personal computer.
“Since graduating Rook has had to focus more on his future career as he values his music as a hobby that accord him the freedom of expression through Hip Hop and Rap,” reads part of the communiqué.
“Rook’s music and interest in rapping has been inspired by the American rapper Snoop Dogg (real name Calvin Cordozar Broadus).”
In March, the musician will be taking a break and will be visiting Bahamas with his love of life Lala.
His current compilations include Head Up, Lala, Maybe Some Day, Mine, and Take You There.
Rook joins the trail of fellow Zimbabwean artistes among them Rhyme Assassin (real name Tichaona Monera), Shanky, (real name Theresa Shangazhike) and Boyz Retonaz who are also rocking in the UK