Beat Tapes to Peep: Act 4 from Rokem
Rokem means it when he says Act 4.
He’s been Chamber Records’ secret weapon. He’s been a CLDMKR. He’s gone East of the River. He’s been a diligent beat scholar, dropping solo tapes, producing for a spectrum of other artists both from his past and some newer folks. Now we’re in a phase where I think he’s staking out his own identity, sound and versatility more than ever. When you start being willing to admit that you’ve been at this a while you’re probably pretty confident about what you have to offer by the time you’re saying “yeah this is my 4th era, enjoy.” And rightfully so, with heat like “I’ll Be There”, “Hello”, and “Yezz”
Rok3m is at the top of his game, better than he’s ever been, producing his ass off on beats that performers want and listeners want to hear. This might be my favorite of his solo beat tapes that I have heard so far, check it out.
Tristan "Tanjint Wiggy" Acker is a staff writer for Zus Entertainment, a Jooseboxx and Untapped Hip-Hop contributor, and member of the Inland Empire, California based nerdculture hip-hop group the West Coast Avengers