Photography by Helina Golaw

Artist Statement

My art is a direct reflection of life experiences and the environment in which I reside.  From an early age, music has been very influential.  Initially, I was drawn to the words and structure of songs.  Then it grew into lusting over kicks, snares and bass lines.  Music is something I have dedicated my life to for better or worse.  Whatever life dishes out is put straight into creation.  Performing allows me the opportunity to connect with an audience while sharing a piece of myself.  Please take a look at my press kit and see what I have accomplished during my 17 year career.  Thank you for your interest in Lefty Rose and I look forward to possibly working with you in the future.


Best,

Lefty Rose



Contact: jamar@jwalkermedia.com

Booking: booking@leftyrose.com

Bio

Lefty Rose is an independent recording artist, producer and audio engineer from Northern California.  Since he began his career in 2001, Rose has released over 15 projects and shared the stage with the likes of De La Soul, Hieroglyphics and the Living Legends.  He is a 2-time Reno Hip Hop Award winner and SAMMIE best Hip Hop Artist nominee.
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Achievements

March 2011
Winner of Group Song of the Year ("Ortolani") and Group Mixtape of the Year ("The Show") with Yours Truly at the 2010 Reno Hip Hop Awards

Nominee for Solo Album of the Year ("Dope Pusher") and Solo Song of the Year ("Funky Worm") at the 2010 Reno Hip Hop Awards


October 2009
Featured in the full length documentary "Silence Is Sound" by Bay Root Productions


April 2009
Featured as a URB Next 1000 Artist for URB Magazine



June 2005
Nominee for Best Hip Hop Artist or Group at the 2005 Sacramento Area Music Awards (SAMMIES)


 

Career Highlights

Live Performance
Highlights from over 300+ shows include:
  • The 3 Emcees Tour w/ Mr. P Chill and Mr. Hooper: 2014 (CA, AZ, NV, OR)
  • Speak Your Mind Festival: 2010, 2011 (Reno, NV)
  • The California State Fair: 2010 (Sacramento, CA)
  • Hip Hop Music & Arts Festival: 2010 (Woodland, CA)
  • Hip Hop For the Homeless: 2009 (Sacramento, CA)
  • Auburn Music Festival: 2007 (Auburn, CA)
  • University of California, Davis: 2005
  • California State University, Sacramento: 2003, 2004
  • Heritage Festival: 2002 (Sacramento, CA)
  • Sierra College: 2001 (Rocklin, CA)
Lefty Rose has shared stages and performed
with some talented musicians including:

De La Soul
Digital Underground
Hieroglyphics
Living Legends
Jay Electronica
Pharoahe Monch
Evidence
Fashawn
Murs
Camp Lo

Music

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  1. 1 Rose Stems (Dirty) 04:01 Info
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  2. 2 Here We Go 03:09
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  3. 3 Beats & Rhymes feat. Omega 03:34 Info
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  4. 4 Ortolani ft. No Question & Bamboo 02:20
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  5. 5 Don't Quit 03:31
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  6. 6 Concrete Jungle 02:42 Info
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Video

Lefty Rose is known to bring high energy to his live shows.  He has the ability to capture the crowds attention with precise delivery and raw passion.  This live performance video features Lefty Rose along with recording artist Ms. Vybe performing their version of "Run This Town" for an enthusiastic crowd in Sacramento, CA. 

Press

"Rap It Up" by Brad Bynum - Reno News & Review
"Lefty Rose went to high school in Reno, graduated in ’97, and moved away to pursue his music career. He moved back last year. “I came back for music,” he says. “I came back to be with my friends and my family and make the music that I want to make.”


Elliot Townsend, URB Magazine
"Lefty Rosenthal, a.k.a. Lefty Rose, hails from the west coast, but his smooth, laid back flow can best be described as a mix between an early André 3000, circa ATLiens and Evidence of Dilated Peoples.  Backed by his production crew at Bay Root Productions, Lefty Rose stays true to hiphop roots in thoughtful lyrics and powerful delivery."


916 Magazine
"Lefty Rose has the lyrical skill to blow up on the national level."




For booking info contact: booking@leftyrose.com
For press, promo material or any other inquiries contact: jamar@jwalkermedia.com