Billy Ray Rock is the first African-American rock artist since Lenny Kravitz and is often compared to the prolific singer and celebrated guitarist Jimi Hendrix. His expertise in the genre is plainly evident from his latest single, “I’m Bringing Rock Back”. The song is a follow-up to his chart-topping single “Get The Funk”, which went on to peak at the second position in the South African iTunes charts.
The Texas-born artist still has a long way to reach the levels of Jimi Hendrix and Lenny Kravitz, but the “King of Ghetto Rock” is on a trajectory to that achievement. Billy Rock is a multi-instrumentalist who can play ten instruments. He also performs and produces all of his music. In his latest single, Rock celebrates how far he has come.
“Bringing the Rock Back” is a homage to all the music artists and rock bands who have influenced music and especially rock in history. According to the artist. The song was a tribute to the influences these artists have had on his career and music.
The latest release by the King of Ghetto Rock is a high-energy song that moves the listener with its funky groove and rhythm. The accompanying instrumental arrangement slowly reels in even the first-time listener to appreciate the unique style that is Ghetto rock, a blend of alt-rock with a rap lyrical flow and a funky groove. “I’m Bringing Rock Back” offers an insight into the unique funky sound that Billy Rock has come to be known for.
The track oozes in raw energy, brought about by the infectious suave and lovable hubris of the artist who compares himself to the prominent names in rock music. His lyrics are peppered with namedrops of recognizable names such as Bon Jovi, Rolling Stones, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Prince.
“I’m Bringing Rock Back” is only one of the first songs in Billy Ray Rock’s solo career. Billy was previously the lead singer of the rock band Level 21. Rock’s latest single not only pays tribute to the previous artists but also the musical talent and creativity of Billy Ray Rock.
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