From Brooklyn, NY, Shorty Roc burst on the scene in 2003 with his underground smash “Ten Gay Commandments”, his rendition of the classic DJ Premiere produced Biggie joint “Ten Crack Commandments”. He took his music to the streets with the banger and performed at gay clubs such as, Langston’s, The Legendary Warehouse, The Clubhouse, and Sunday Nights at The Lab. He gained underground praise for his street delivery, catchy punch lines and his heavy performance. In Summer of 2004, he put his first CD to the streets, “The Mixtape: Jackin’ Beats, which he put hot flows on top of some of the hottest hits, which made its way through the NY gay circuit. The mixtape contained classics like the sexual “Bust that”, the dancy “Two Step”, and the sensual “If I have nothing else”. The mixtape also contained songs like “Nigga Please”, “Holla Back Son”, and “This is my quest”, which expressed the troubles of dating, society, and growing rate of HIV and AIDS. Also that summer, he participated in the gay hip-hop festival “Peace Out East” in NY and “Peace Out East” in Atlanta. Shorty has also performed a showcase at the legendary “Nuyorican Poets Café”, where the crowd was very diverse and still caught the ears and attention from all. Shorty Roc believes his purpose is to talk to the gay community about issues in their lifestyle such as, safe sex, dating, troubles with society, and pride for self. His most recent track is “Full Circle” featuring Booder Harris & Kaoz.
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