“I want to bring something new and fresh to the genre of Hip-Hop.”
Born and raised in Santa Rosa, CA, Tru Lyric has come a long way from making music with friends while attending Analy High School. He found refuge in writing lyrics while battling his depression and anxiety and was able to grow as a musician helping others who battle with the same disease. His passion and love for music stems from what he grew up listening to during his childhood: The Temptations, Notorious B.I.G., and Frank Sinatra to name a few. As his view of Hip-Hop transformed, Tru Lyric began working with musicians from across the county to infuse Jazz, Gospel, Rock, Blues, and even Salsa into his music.
In 2020 Tru Lyric began working on a new sound for his most recent EP, “Black Kids Like Emo”, an alternative album with a Hip-Hop fusion. This project was largely inspired by his high school experiences. Written through the eyes of his high school self, the EP talks about bullies, lost love, struggling to fit in, and most importantly self love and acceptance. “Black Kids Like Emo” was released digitally in June 2021. Since then, Tru Lyric has released a wide variety of singles in preparation for his next album set to release 2024. Tru Lyric and his band have recently performed at venues and festivals all over California and are excited to see where their music takes them next!