Joseph Rose, an Italian Canadian native of Vancouver, started his music career in 2011 after graduating from Westsyde High School 5 years earlier. His interest in rap started at around the age of 10 and by the time he was 13 years old he was already recording on an “old bootlegged karaoke machine”. Rose proclaims he was most influenced by and studied artist like Mos Def, Nas and Jay-Z. Joseph is a recording artist, singer/songwriter and producer who genre is best identified as rap with an exceptionally crisp brand. He a lyricist, spittacular, freestylist and self-designed music illustrator. Rose’s singing skill is parallel to his rapping skill and he delivers a wide range of content that keeps the listeners on the waiting edge. Although he started as a member of a group, he jumped off his solo career in late 2016 with his focus being imminent success. His music has received over 5,000,000 streams since the release of his debut EP “True Colors” featuring Toronto rapper Preme (P Reign) along with Rob Carrell and Raeliss in August 2016. His first solo LP, “Twisted Roots” dropped in 2017 followed up with a 50 date Canadian tour directly supporting Madchild, this was the longest tour by any inde rap artist in Canadian history, with an impressive 50 dates in 2 short months! 2018 included the release of various collaborative singles with ¡Mayday! and proved to be an inspiring year while he spent the majority of the year in the studio, traveling, writing and structuring himself for the future. “Be What It Be” a featured single from his 2019 EP “One Big Island” hit over a half a million streams in a few months and is still climbing. “No Alibis” and “Something’s Going Right” are a couple of Joseph’s other video singles of his 2019 career. With 2020 just getting started Rose has already released two video singles, “Unstoppable” and “Blindfold” and “Something’s Going Right” is currently being released to mainstream radio and major video outlets in Canada and the United States.
Joseph’s no stranger to North America where he has toured in support of many fellow artist like Tech N9ne, ¡Mayday!, Zion I and Madchild. While touring with Madchild he was featured on the video single “The Little Things” reaching over 1 million views and streams in the first month. He toured with Merkules, Souls of Mischief as well as Machine Gun Kelly and Swollen Members these are just some of the artist, he has shared the stage with, there are many more!
Besides being a phenomenal artist, he has an developed his own professional music industry domain to fuel his ambition as the owner/operator of his own production company, Beach House Studio, and his record label, Joseph Rose Music in his hometown of Vancouver. He is living his dream and fielding others with his work. His motto is “Hunt with the lions, swim with the sharks”!