D'Rocc The Gentleman

D'Rocc The Gentleman

 Lakewood, Washington, USA
BandHip HopReggae

D'Rocc The Gentleman is the essence of an independant artist, he roles heavy with his fresh lyrics and samoan influenced brand of rap, with elemants of a reggae good time thrown in.


D'Rocc "The Gentleman" was born David. R. Pauaraisa in American Samoa on February 12, 1990 to Rev. Malae and Vaoesea Ioane. In 93’ seeking a better future for him, his brothers and sisters the family relocated to the Pacific Northwest (Tacoma, WA).

D’Rocc started rapping at the young age of 11 with early influences of 2Pac, The Fuggees, Dr Dre, and Bob Marley. Starting in high school his in interest in having music his life’s ambition grew as he started laying down tracks both for himself and others. He created several mix tapes and started producing other talent.

In 2007 he came out with his first full length CD “Let’s Get To Work Volume 1”. He recently followed the success of his first CD with “Let’s Get To Work Volume 2”. Generating heavy buzz with his bangin’ new grooves and signature style.

His music is inspired by the "On-Going" struggle of making it out of a city not known for music. He is the epitome of an independent artist. D’Rocc does everything from writing his own music, recording, mixing & mastering to designing his CD’s and promotion. "Like anybody else, I just wanna take care of my family" says D'Rocc.

He is currently working on his third album set to release Early 2011. Having finished his 1st music video (Parkland/Spanaway) D'Rocc has his sights set on the future with many projects to come including new mixtapes and collaborations with other upcoming local and national artists.


Let's Get To Work Volume 1
Let's Get To Work Volume 2