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Billionaire Burke

Billionaire Burke

Billionaire Burke is a rap artist from the street of East Harlem, New York. His aspirations are reflected in his daily hustle and are highlighted throughout his debut project entitled “Rise To Greatness”, which was released under a partnership with Empire in August 2019.[14] He is already on track to become a household name in 2020.

Early Life

Billionaire Burke Hails from East Harlem in the New York City. He became interested in music around the age of 13 inspired by a variety of genres including Jazz and Soul music with some of his inspirations being Mobb Deep and Biggie Smalls, which helps to portray his gritty traditional New York sound that many hip hop fans yearn for.[16]

At the age of 14, Burke had to fend for himself, which led to him making a name for himself in the streets.

Burke aced his share of hardships but continued to persevere.

After much turmoil, he decided enough was enough and made changes in his life that would only better him.

Career

Burke has been in the music industry behind the scenes for several years but realized his passion and talent for the artistry after being asked to write lyrics for other rappers. His eventual manager, Enrique Colon, encouraged him to take the pen for himself and start writing his own bars. [16]

His initial foray into the business, was as an executive lending his understanding of the culture of impeccable work ethic to the development of artists.

Helping a pool of talent, under his imprint, Burke has become a respected figure in the entertainment industry.

In recent times, his creative juices have been flowing which has led him back to the mic coming back to the forefront as the multi-faceted individual that is not your average artist.

Billionaire Burke's sonic identity is built on a wealth of experience in life, and on both sides of the spectrum musically as mogul and creator.[17]

He released his debut project album "Rise to Greatness" in August 30, 2019[18][17] even though some of the tracks in the album has been released before this time. He has built a strong foundation to notably house other emerging artists with the development and backing of his boutique record label, BBMG (Billionaire Burke Music Group).

Debut Album; Rise to Greatness

Burke released the mind blowing album in 2019 where all his growing pains are well documented because he has persevered through a life in the streets that has put him through multiple prison stints.

The album, Rise To Greatness project, is a memoir laden with 17 years of ups and downs, while figuring out his personal endeavors and end goal. The stories contained are candid and do not waver as he portrays the good and bad in life and in business[16]. Touching on pain, and personal tragedy Billionaire Burke has granted an all-access pass into his brand.

Burke’s tracks have something for everyone.

Appealing to the masses, the single “What I Like” is already in heavy rotation on Power 105 – WWPR in New York City and Hot 92.3 – WZMX in Hartford, CT[16]

When asked what separates himself from other artists Burke keeps his answer simple: “My story".

My story is what separates me from everyone else.

I have a story to tell that these kids can understand and relate to,” says the East Harlem based rapper.[16]

Personal Life

His genuine approach to his music, which incorporates real life events, is a staple of his sound.

Burke felt it was important to be a role model in his debut album:.

“I know that I can serve as a role model and show kids that there are other options than the streets.

My influence goes beyond the music.

I’m giving “game” to these young kids on the project as well.”

Billionaire Burke seeks to play his part in the driving force that is Hip hop all the while presenting it as an example of redemption to the young minds who can relate to his out-put. In the future, Burke foresees his imprint as a guiding tool that specializes in artist development, business reconciliation, talent management and a home of record-breaking talent globally.[17]

Social Media

He has a very active Instagram profile with over 22k followers as well as a YouTube channel with over 8.43k subscribers and over 5 millions views. He makes use of both platform to give any updates regarding his music and sometimes posts pictures of daily activities on Instagram.[14][15]

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