[Hip Hop] Whether His Records are Selling Gold in France or Whether He is Nominated For a Latin Grammy Award in the US, The Tres Coronas Rapper Rocca is Coming as Hard as a Rock & He Can’t Be Stopped!
Rocca got his start rocking’ stages in France where he grew up enjoying plenty of success all throughout the 90’s. He released a series of mixtape and albums reaching gold independently. He has had numerous projects released in France as both a solo artist and also part of groups and crews.
Eventually he would move to the New Yor and it was in the beginning of 2001, in the streets of Queens, New York where a rap group was formed and that group would be come to known as “Tres Coronas” (which literally translates to Three Crowns) by three young rappers from Colombia (P.N.O. and Rocca) and Dominican Republic (Reychesta) who later left the group.
With their only goal in mind to “crown” in the world of rap in Spanish and Latin America Tres Coronas began to release various mixtapes that were independently sold in certain parts of the United States, Colombia, France and Spain. Through this, they formed their own music label entitled Parcero Productions. Soon, Tres Coronas gained huge popularity as an underground rap group throughout much of Latin America (especially Colombia and Ecuador), Europe, Spain, France and New York City, slowly living up to their goal of ‘crowning’ in these markets.
After releasing several mixtapes, they made guest appearances in more mainstream productions such as Chosen Few: El Documental, Hip Hop En Tu Idioma and The Draft 2005. After seeing success in these albums, they decided to tap into the American hip hop market, by releasing their first major label album under Universal Music’s Latin Urban imprint Machete Music. The album was entitled Nuestra Cosa. The album did so well in the respective markets that it would later be re-released as a CD/DVD including five music videos and a documentary about the album and Tres Coronas. Upon the release of their major label debut Tres Coronas would follow with an international tour. Then in 2007, at just one year later Tres Coronas would release their next project, a mixtape instilled “Street Album.”
Today Rocca travels back-and-forth, living between France, the US and Colombia. He has just released his new solo single in French and Spanish, and debuting the music video yesterday. The album to lookout for is “EL FENIX”, his 4 the solo album comes in two versions, French and Spanish to be able to gather for the first time while his audience on a same project.