André Bangala, widely known as ROCSTRONG, has emerged as a captivating force in the Irish music scene, seamlessly blending pop, rock, and soul into an electrifying musical experience.
The Congolese-Dubliner with his genre-defying sound has earned him acclaim as one of the most outstanding performers in Ireland.
ROCSTRONG kickstarted his musical journey with the Coen Brothers’ movie ‘Hail Caesar,’ where his single ‘Go Head’ took a strong hold in the soundtrack, and also served as the soundtrack for a high-profile Lidl campaign supporting women’s gaelic games. Other synchronisations include McDonald’s all-media campaign and a global campaign for Seat, solidifying his presence on the international stage. He has showcased a charismatic star in the making. His unique style draws inspiration from musical legends such as Childish Gambino, Andre 3000 and Frank Ocean.
After a brief hiatus during the Covid era, the dynamic artist is back with a bang. Following the critical acclaim of his 2016 EP and memorable live performances, ROCSTRONG is thrilled to announce the upcoming release of his highly anticipated album, “Road Trip FM,” set to hit the airwaves in the Summer of 2024.
Having carved a niche with his distinctive sound and infectious energy, his return is poised to make a considerable impact on the music scene in 2024. The artist’s dynamic live performances and genre-blending artistry have garnered him a dedicated fan base, and “Road Trip FM” is set to solidify his position as a trailblazer in the industry.
“MOON” featuring a mesmerising vocal collaboration with Tolü Makay, setting the stage and released on Feb 22nd, ROCSTRONG invites audiences to join him on a musical journey that promises to be a standout highlight of the year. Stay tuned for the Summer release of “Road Trip FM” as ROCSTRONG makes his triumphant return to the forefront of the music world.