GOALdigger Preview Session – Roderick King (Producer)

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While growing up in Wilson, NC; producer/musician Roderick King was made to believe that stepping out of the “small town box” wasn’t something he should risk doing. “Growing up in a small town [there] was [always] the fear of change and being different [floating around; but when you branch out and do something that] involves creativity, [you can’t always] do the same thing [somebody else is doing.] What’s wrong with being different?!”

Taking that desire to be “different”, Roderick surrounded himself with like minded youngsters who pushed him to be greater. “My influences growing up actually were the musicians that I hung around in high school: Demetrius McCray, Brandon Farmer, Gregory Cox, Ricky ‘Tank’ Daughtridge, and Jamareo Artis. They always [pushed] me to go beyond [what I thought I could do] and [encouraged me] to gain a better understanding of [my musical skills.]” After graduating high school, the budding producer…

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