“MONEY TALK ” is the most recent addition to the wide-ranging musical collection of the 22 year old singer/songwriter and producer extraordinaire, UPSTRZ! This new single was blessed to be produced by Tariq Beats & MusikMajor collectively. “Money Talk” was inspired by UPSTRZ’s want for financial freedom, knowledge of ownership, and standing by his cultural influences. UPSTRZ’s R&B/Hip-Hop twang has an uplifting and enriching distinct sound.
UPSTRZ’s music consists of feel good R & B/ Hip- Hop that meshes and intertwines with hip hop beats & soulful vocals. UPSTRZ’s lyrics are always captivating with catchy rhythmic hooks with heavy beat production. UPSTRZ states, “I’m a big movie fan; pretty much I know all of the vintage, classic black movies you could think of, but the movie “Money Talks” starring Chris Tucker, instantly popped in my head.”
22-year-old singer/songwriter and producer, UPSTRZ grew up in the inner-city projects of St.Paul, Minnesota, under extreme conditions of poverty, violence, and plenty of odds against him. Influenced by iconic artists such as Michael Jackson, Prince, and Usher, he gravitated towards his dreams of becoming a multitalented entertainer and started producing and recording himself at the early age of 10. After attending the Minnesota High School of Recording Arts, he learned to mix and master his recordings, making him a well-oiled machine for creating music.
As an artist, UPSTRZ has evolved his talents as a vocalist and dancer, by providing his listeners with authentic storytelling, honest emotions, and a real RnB sound, setting the foundation for his goals of becoming a legend and overall sustainable entertainer. Most recently, UPSTRZ wrote for Chris Brown’s “ Slime & B is a collaborative commercial mixtape with rapper Young Thug. It was released on May 5, 2020, by CBE under exclusive licensing to RCA and Lyrica Anderson Bad Hair Day.