C-Tru

C-Tru

 Los Angeles, California, USA
SoloHip HopR&B

C-Tru is a successful hip-hop artist/singer-songwriter with a resume of work that includes #1 albums on two continents and music projects with superstar artists including DMX and Snoop Dogg. An established performer, he is known for his electrifying shows; exciting audiences in the U.S. and abroad. He has completed three successful tours in Europe (2010, 2011, 2015). With his distinctive, powerful voice and unique songwriting, he makes captivating hit music.

Biography

Meet the latest musical prodigy to emerge from the West Coast: C-Tru. This rapper/singer/songwriter has developed an exciting new sound that is taking the world by storm.  Over the years C-Tru has developed into a lyrical giant garnering critical acclaim with his thought provoking songs while keeping the crowd moving with high energy tracks.

With his distinctive and powerful voice, versatile flow and clever rhymes, C-Tru has been a successful hip-hop artist on the music scene having performed with artists such as Chamillionaire, Lil Scrappy, Jim Jones, Lloyd and more. He has won numerous rap battles, most notably, the National Energizer Freestyle contest in 2007. In 2008 he joined forces with Europe record label ‘One Hustle Records’ with founder/producer Swissivory. They achieved commercial success in the Euro music scene resulting in radio play at major NRJ group radio stations and bookings throughout Europe.  An established performer, C-Tru completed three successful tours in Europe (2010, 2011, 2015) headlining venues in Switzerland, Austria, and Germany. 

In 2014 C-Tru collaborated with legendary New York rapper Papoose on the Swissivory produced track ‘How We Roll’. The single climbed to the top of the college radio charts and was an underground favorite. His 2014 EP “Just the Beginning” is available on all major outlets with his two main singles “It’s On” and “Sky High” amassing major plays.  

In 2016, he exploded into the entertainment markets in Asia. Working with GMA Records he played a pivotal role in the #1 charting album in the Philippines ‘Chasing the Light’ by multi-platinum pop idol Julie Anne San Jose (July 2016). Co-writing 3 song on the album he is also the featured rap artist on the singles “Don’t Make Me Wait” and “Take Me To Nirvana”.  He then scored another chart topping #1 album (October 2016) in the Philippines with his work on the newest album of Philippine superstar Alden Richards as the featured rapper on the title track "Say It Again".  

With a reputation as a go-to person for high profile projects, he has done work with viral internet dancing sensation 'Balang' on a global dance record.  But most exciting is his soon to be released work with several major U.S. music superstars including DMX and Snoop Dogg.  Says C-Tru, "I can't wait to surprise the world with the amazing new songs that we created with these legends of music."

A rising artist and hit songwriter, C-Tru continues to develop as an instrumental force in the music industry.  

Discography

C-Tru feat. DMX - "Dog in Me" (To be released 2017)
C-Tru feat. Snoop Dogg - "Cali Party" (To be released 2017)
C-Tru feat. Rayven Justice - "On the Low" (To be released 2017)
C-Tru feat. Juicy J - "Model's Anthem" (To be released 2017)
C-Tru - "Big Bang Bounce" [Balang Theme Song/Zumba] (To be released 2017)

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James Wright "Please Don't Go" (GMA Records 2017)

C-Tru "Dark Passenger" [single] (2016)

Alden Richards feat. C-Tru "Say It Again" (GMA Records 2016)

Kim Domingo feat. C-Tru "Know Me" (GMA Records 2016)

Julie Anne San Jose feat. C-Tru "Don't Make Me Wait" (GMA Records 2016)

Julie Anne San Jose feat. C-Tru "Take Me To Nirvana" (GMA Records 2016)

Tariah feat. C-Tru "Wine Up" (2016)

Tariah feat. C-Tru "Undercovers" (2016)

C-Tru x Papoose x Swissivory x Spits Nelson "How We Roll" (2014)

C-Tru Just the Beginning EP (2014)