Meet the latest musical prodigy to emerge from the West Coast: C-Tru. This rapper/singer/songwriter has developed an exciting new sound that is taking the world by storm. Over the years C-Tru has developed into a lyrical giant garnering critical acclaim with his thought provoking songs while keeping the crowd moving with high energy tracks.
With his distinctive and powerful voice, versatile flow and clever rhymes, C-Tru has been a successful hip-hop artist on the music scene having performed with artists such as Chamillionaire, Lil Scrappy, Jim Jones, Lloyd and more. He has won numerous rap battles, most notably, the National Energizer Freestyle contest in 2007. In 2008 he joined forces with Europe record label ‘One Hustle Records’ with founder/producer Swissivory, achieving commercial success in the Euro music scene. An established performer, C-Tru completed three successful tours in Europe (2010, 2011, 2015) headlining venues in Switzerland, Austria and Germany.
At the same time, he continued to establish himself as a force in hiphop collaborating with N.Y. rapper and Love & HipHop star Papoose on the underground favorite “How We Roll”(2014), garnering massive college radio play throughout the U.S.
In 2016, he exploded into the entertainment markets in Asia.Working with GMA Records he played a pivotal role in the #1 charting album in the Philippines ‘Chasing the Light’ by multi-platinum pop idol Julie Anne San Jose (July 2016). Co-writing 3 song on the album he is also the featured rap artist on the singles “Don’t Make Me Wait” and “Take Me To Nirvana”. He then scored another chart topping #1 album (October 2016) in the Philippines with his work on the newest album of Philippine superstar Alden Richards as the featured rapper on the title track “Say It Again”.
With a reputation as the go-to person for high profile projects, he has created a song for viral dancing sensation and 4 time Ellen show guest ‘Balang’ on a soon to be released global dance record with producer Jun Lee. But most exciting is his 2017 collaboration with rap icon DMX on the track “The Dog in Me”. Says C-Tru, “Having the co-sign of one of the greatest rappers of all time is a dream realized. We vibed in the studio and created powerful, impactful music.” With upcoming music with another legend of hiphop, Snoop Dogg, C-Tru has a growing resume of impressive work.
A rising artist and hit songwriter, C-Tru continues to develop as an instrumental force in the music industry.