The Genesis of 7txxn: A Midwest Maestro
Born in the heart of Springfield, Illinois, Shawn Keith Brooks II, popularly known as 7txxn (pronounced seventeen), has been resonating with the rhythm of music since childhood. Inspired by his father, who played the organ, 7txxn began his musical journey at the age of 5, starting with the drums at church.
7txxn: The Rising Star Behind The Scenes
This prodigy has been working in the industry for nearly a decade, not just as an artist but also wearing multiple hats – music producer, executive producer, director, to name a few. As 7txxn put it, “In the industry, you will get the artist or the producer, who knows!” He is an all-in-one package, someone who knows the ropes and has showcased his prowess behind the scenes.
Influenced by musical greats like P Diddy, Mike Will Made It, Quincy Jones, and his son, Shawn III, 7txxn’s unique “trap rock and country rap” style resonates with authenticity. His music is all about letting listeners be themselves and vibe out to some good tunes.
Collaborations and Moments That Resonate
7txxn has collaborated with numerous artists and producers throughout his career. The process, as he mentions, is simple – “catch a vibe and record it.”
A testament to his love for music and his roots was when he booked his old high school to shoot the video for his recent single, “Rockstar High.” The experience was surreal, an opportunity to network and witness a full-scale production in action.
His single “Rockstar High,” featuring Yoshi Iamair and 2’Live Bre, stands out as a shining beacon of his recent work, showcasing his evolution as an artist and producer. Music is deeply embedded in 7txxn’s DNA, helping him understand his identity and shape him into the man he is today.
The Road Ahead for 7txxn
The music industry can be grueling, but 7txxn’s daily prayers and focus keep him grounded and inspired. While he teases that we’d have to wait and see what the future holds for him, one thing is for sure, 7txxn is a name we’ll be hearing a lot more of in the coming years.
And for those eager to witness his live prowess, tickets for the Rockstar High tour are now available. Don’t miss out on this rising star’s explosive performances!