Rapper introduces listeners to his brand of Truth Music
(San Diego, CA) January 22, 2013-- Positive Hip-Hop artist Ruslan released his highly-anticipated solo debut album, “Carry On,” on iTunes and Amazon today. This album highlights the evolution of his career as an MC.
“We took an unorthodox approach to the creation of this album,” said Ruslan. The album features production from producers who are part of Kings Dream Entertainment, the music label that Ruslan founded. “I worked closely with producers DJ Rek and JRuckers to create our own unique sound,” Ruslan explained.
When asked about what it means to have a unique sound, Ruslan responded, “we make ‘Truth Music.’ It’s music that is true to who we are on and off stage, true to our experiences, and true to our view of Hip-Hop and the world.” Many of the songs on the album are very personal and obviously shaped by Ruslan’s experience of having come to America as a religious refugee.
“Carry On” is the follow-up to “Never Arrive,” an album Ruslan released in December of 2011 as the front man of Hip-Hop crew theBREAX. That album debuted at #3 on the iTunes Hip-Hop charts. Rusan expects even more success for “Carry On.”
“I’m excited to have some fun records on the album like ‘In My Heart,’ ‘Swerve,’ and ‘Kayfuem,’ that people might not be used to hearing from me,” said Ruslan.
While creating records that might surprise some people, no one will be surprised by the quality of the music and the quality of the artists featured on “Carry On.” Reach Records artist Lecrae, whose latest album reached #2 on the Billboard Top 200, is featured on the album along with Chris Cobbins of Late Bloom, and JR of High Society.
“I wanted to highlight the talents of Kings Dream artists, so I made sure that any other artists who were featured on the album brought a refreshing element to the album and only added to the overall quality of the sound.” Ruslan is confident that the featured artists did just that.
“I’m excited to be releasing my first full-length solo album. It has been an amazing experience to take my vision for my music and bring it to life.” Ruslan said. “I’m excited for people to hear it and be able to share this experience with me.” If the initial critical reaction is any indication, listeners will most definitely enjoy the “Carry On” musical experience.
“Carry On” is available as a download on both iTunes and Amazon. The Deluxe CD version of album, featuring a free download of bonus tracks and content, is available on the Kings Dream Entertainment website, KingsDreamENT.com
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