When it comes to crossing genre lines from hard rock and heavy metal to rap and hip-hop, plenty of bands have made successful crossover hits, from Jay Z and Linkin Park to Public Enemy and Anthrax. But in recent years as some of these iconic collaborations have fallen to the wayside, a new era of fresh rhyming, hard-hitting, head-banging power has risen from those ashes….coming from young stars who have already seen their share of fame: rapper Sky Katz and metal band Unlocking the Truth. And their new single “Rockstar” is sure to leave fans of genre-bending with a whole new level of appreciation!
“Rockstar” encapsulates the hard-hitting, in-your-face elements of metal and hip-hop that have made both genres incredibly popular and successful since their origins began with attitude, speed, and a fierce message. Over heavy riffs and an intense rhythm section, the song heightens in a fervid mix of volition that could easily be seen as a theme for extreme sports or the toughest cage-match brawl.
Hailing from Long Island NY, hip-hop pioneer and BMI recording artist Sky Katz has been hitting the ground running in the music industry since discovering her talent and passion for rapping at the age of 5. Sky has kept the momentum up ever since with her dynamic, witty, and energetic style with an old school chemistry. With her recent appearance on America’s Got Talent, she wowed the panel judges with her single “Fresh”. Her single “Haters” (a re-vamp of Biz Markie’s “Just A Friend”) came shortly after, which received critical acclaim and positive reception worldwide. Following the performances, she obtained thousands of followers from across the globe on her Instagram and YouTube pages, and is currently focused on driving her career forward.
With “Rockstar” Sky Katz & Unlocking the truth bring a whole new element to the Hip-Hop/Metal crossover with not only a youthful exuberance but a new breath of life that is sure to bring a younger generation who may be accustomed either genre to look more deeply and discover something new!