Like some of the most seasoned artists on the scene, Trust Tate had to endure specific struggles to forge the platform he’s built today. In other words, the trials and tribulation paid off; these are the experiences that tend to inform an artist the most, bringing more profound insights into the music and the process of fostering natural creativity.
Hailing from the state of New Jersey, Trust Tate honed his talent as a rapper, songwriter and sought after producer, over years of following his life-long passion for music. However, circumstances might have gone very, very differently had Trust Tate not been able to cheat death when he was only an infant literally. At the ripe age of 7 months, Trust Tate experienced the trauma of being shot, getting wounded by gunfire from bullets that hit his stroller while out in the streets of The Bronx, NYC.
The rush to save his life was redemptive, and many have called it (and continue to call it) a mighty and utter miracle to this very day. The constant reminder of having had such a near-death experience is a blessing in disguise for Trust Tate, as this gifted artist has learned to cherish each day there’s breath in his lungs. In life, there is no time to waste if you are the type of person who wants to follow your dreams!
As a music lover and aspiring artist, Trust Tate immersed himself in music early on. It did help that his father was entirely into the music scene, so much so that he emerged with local legends such as Rakim, Eric Sermon, and KRS-One in Long Island and the Bronx! Likewise, Trust Tate grew up passionate and accustomed to a kaleidoscopic range of music and techniques, allowing him to register music on an individual, more dimensional level that is not as monotonous as a person who only listens to a single genre.
The fact that he grew up right above a lively Jersey City bar served as a catalyst to the natural artistic drive Tate so quickly possesses; since he recalls nights listening to a wide variety of songs playing from the jukebox in the bar below. This is a perfect territory for a budding musician and record producer because it stimulates vision and aptitude, taking the knowledge of the music world to an elevated and more profound level.
When listening to Trust Tate’s music, you’ll experience a distinct feel of his reflective and sincere lyricism. The enthusiasm for great songwriting is palpable, and you can tell that Trust Tate means every word that he says, and his soul as an artist resides in every note or beat that he commits to tape (Well, probably more like “To DAW” in this day and age!