Connect with us

Executive Voice

Getting To Know the Background Of Atlanta R&B Artist Trūst

Getting To Know the Background Of Atlanta R&B Artist Trūst

Tell us about your background getting to where you are today?

Growing up, my dad and uncle formed an R&B duo “Dukes of Daville”, and I pretty much followed their footsteps from that moment on. Right after high school, all I did was music. I stayed in as many studios as I could get into and eventually got my first placement with NLA ft. Migos “No Days Off”. That connection led to a string of placements at RCA where I wrote “Creep” and “Gold Wrappers” for B.Smyth and “Heat”, “Picture Me Rollin’”, and “Blow It In The Wind” for Chris Brown

Where are you from? When did you start music?

I’m from Atlanta. I started writing and making music around 10 years old

What is the most challenging thing you have overcome in your life?

The most challenging thing I’ve had to overcome in life was insecurity and believing in myself. It took me a while to feel validated and that I was good enough to be successful. I realized that my biggest enemy was my own negative thoughts and honestly I’m better now because I went through that season

How did you get into music?

My mom sings as well. She would always play Lauryn Hill’s “Miseducation”. I fell in love with the melodies and musicianship. Especially at church, I would sit in the pew right in front of the drummer so I could mimic him with my pencils. It was always in my blood

Are you currently signed or independent?

I’m Independent

Who inspires you the most musically?

Kanye West

What do you want people to take away after listening to your music?

That R&B is not dead. There’s nothing wrong with feel-good music that heals the soul. I sing about love and I understand that not only is there a thriving audience for it, but the world needs it. My music feels nostalgic but also contemporary at the same time. There is something for everyone when you listen to me

Read More: Confident Video Interviewing with Melissa Carvalho

What is the purpose/reason driving you to pursue music?

I just want to make music that makes people feel good. If I can inspire an entire generation then I’ve accomplished what I’ve set out to do

What is your greatest achievement as a musician?

Writing “Heat” for Chris Brown ft. Gunna is my greatest achievement musically so far

Do you produce your own music? If not, who do you work with?

I do produce my own music but I also worked with Rio, Jaded, and Ayo & Keyz on my last project

Who is one artist you wish you could work with?

I’d love to work with Rihanna

Tell us about any new music you have coming out? 

My single “Soon Come” produced by Ayo, Keyz & Vibe just dropped November 13th. My first LP “FEEL” releases on November 27th

What does a day inside your shoes look like?

Pretty chill, unless I’m working out. Even then it doesn’t get too bad

Anything else you want the audience to know about you?

I’m also an actor. I was in the last season of “The Quad” on BET playing the role of Barron and most recently filmed a few episodes of “Greenleaf” on OWN as Cameron

Keep up with Trūst on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theonlytrust/

Alexa Josh is a serial entrepreneur who has founded multiple successful businesses in the field of writing, marketing, design, software development, and more. Ever since graduating from the University of Mumbai, writing has become her thing that she passionately engages in daily.

Advertisement Become A Crypto Expert

Join Disrupt Magazine

Become A Disrupt Contributor

Most Disruptive

Entrepreneurship9 months ago

Navy Veteran Davis Chris Takes the Music Industry by storm

In life, you need to break down anything that might be holding you back and change course if need be...

Entrepreneurship10 months ago

5 Disruptive Leaders Paving the Way in 2021

Where there is uncertainty, lies a whirlwind of opportunity. 2020 was the year that had entrepreneurs learn a great deal...

Politics1 year ago

Brock Pierce Wants To Disrupt The Two Party System And Be Your Next President

We don’t usually cover politics much here at Disrupt, but when Crypto billionaire and friend of the show, Brock Pierce...

Business1 year ago

John Mcafee – Predictions For The Future

John McAfee is a world-famous tech CEO, computer scientist, civil disobedience activist, privacy advocate, and pioneer of the commercial anti-virus...

Finance2 years ago

Gaby Wall Street – Teaching Latinas to Thrive During The Crisis

It’s no secret we are facing one of the most challenging financial times of the last few decades as we...

Entrepreneurship2 years ago

Tony Delgado – The #1 Entrepreneurship Movement In Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican online market is in constant progress. With many entrepreneurs who are coming here to start a business, it...

Entrepreneurship2 years ago

Elena Cardone – The 10X Ladies Conference Is Declaring 2020 The Decade For Women

The next ten years are meant for women to continue growing their potential and succeeding in multiple areas, including business....

Marketing2 years ago

How Josh Elizetxe Built Snow Into a $40 Million Dollar Business

There is nothing quite like an entrepreneur’s determination when starting a business. That’s my original quote by the way (pun...

Entrepreneurship2 years ago

How Jason Capital Became A Self Made Millionaire By 24

Have you ever wanted to earn the respect of everyone who ever looked down on you at some point in...

Entrepreneurship3 years ago

Sam Bakhtiar On His Way To A Quarter Billion

Dr. Saman Bakhtiar, who prefers being referred as Sam, lives in an 8200 square foot $5.2 million house, Sam is...


Copyright © 2020 Disrupt ™ Magazine - Disrupt is a Minority Owned Privately Held Company

Disrupt ™ is the voice of Latino entrepreneurs around the world. We are part of a global movement to increase diversity in the technology industry and we are focused on using entrepreneurship to grow new economies in underserved communities around the world. We enable millennials to become what they want to become in life by learning new skills and leveraging the power of the digital economy. We are living proof that all you need to succeed in this new economy is a landing page and a dream. Disrupt tells the stories of the world top entrepreneurs, developers, creators, and digital marketers and help empower them to teach others the skills they used to grow their careers, chase their passions and create financial freedom for themselves, their families, and their lives, all while living out their true purpose. We recognize the fact that most young people are opting to skip college in exchange for entrepreneurship and real-life experience. This Podcast was designed to give them a taste of that.