DMV based artist Troofforever debuts his six track EP “Forever”, combining his strong DC roots with catchy radio singles
Troof took his time crafting the EP, as he does with every release. He created his own cover and recorded most of the songs himself in his home studio. Engineering was done by DJ Momo and mastering by Dymique. Troof went through an extensive process while piecing the project together. Thumbing thru a large amount of producers and songs he had written to finally come up with the “Forever” EP. He choose the title to prove that his musical legacy will live on and never die.
One of Troof’s main goals is to make a major presence in the music business and the world in general. Understanding that everyone will not like him or his music, his aim is for people to recognize his hard work ethic and grind. This project displays that he is going to be himself and ball on them “Forever”. Production credits go to Mark Henry, BKS, Ace Character and Ace on the Beat. The “Forever” EP is just the beginning to a new journey as he continues building his musical catalog on streaming platforms. With the release now available, music videos and shows are what’s coming next from this project, giving more content on what each song means and for your enjoyment.
Jerrah Harrison, better known by the stage name Troofforever, was born and raised in Washington DC on the third of March, 1991. Troof is a Hip Hop artist, songwriter and Designer. Raised in DC but moved to San Francisco at the age of 8 to live before moving back to the District a year later. He grew up listening to Bone Thugs n Harmony, Curtis Mayfield, Marvin Gaye, Slick Rick, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Xscape, Jay Z, Ludacris, 50 Cent, etc. At the age of four, his mother was diagnosed with ALS. Doctors gave her 8 months to live but through the grace of God, she lived for another 8 years before passing away on January 12, 2003.
His family is his motivation to become a better artist to change the world to make it a better place. He started out writing poetry early in elementary school but gained an Interest in making rap music during his 8th grade year in middle school. He continued making music in his own time over the years but decided to get serious in making a career with it when he was a freshmen in college. He started a group with his high school friend Mos to make “Nconvenienttroof”. The name was Inspired by both members at that time, giving meaning of “keeping it real no matter the occasion”.
He started college August 2009 attending University of Maryland Eastern Shore, majoring in graphic design and attended for 1 year before transferring back home and going to University of the District of Columbia. He attended that school for two years before dropping out as a third semester Junior to take his music career to the next level. His music is influenced from a lot of R&B/ Soul, Pop, Rap and hip hop, giving his style a soulful yet witty and smooth hip hop artist.
Troof has helped develop Nconvenienttroof into a business and a movement, gaining support and a following of people interested in what’s to come for the future. Troof released his highly anticipated mixtape “Versatile” on May 2, 2013 on datpiff.com. It’s first single, “Grind Dont Stop”, was featured on multiple blog sites such as “WWSmag.com, DMVLife.com, DMVallaccess.com, viewhiphop.com and rapperr.com. Troof has learned a lot on his journey to become a great artist. From performing at local venues to auditioning in New York for BET’s “Wild Out Wednesday” and “Blaze The Stage”, he has learned what he had to do to become better and took the initiative on doing just that. He wants to motivate others while giving quality music that not only sounds good but is relatable to any individual living real life situations.
In 2018, Troof is a much more experienced artist in all aspects of the game. He has extended knowledge and understanding of the business and the legal side of things. He’s also developed more confidence in his craft to become the best entertainer he can be. Everything is looking up for Troofforever as he is moving on to much bigger and better things this year and beyond.
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