By age 19 Romeo graduated from Dick Grove School of Music, in Studio City Ca., quickly becoming a sought after producer, session musician, and engineer. Even at such a young age his musical genius and technical wizardry was recognized as he worked side by side with iconic R&B Producer/Artist Leon Sylvers, Evelyn Champagne King, El Debarge and the Good Girls.
Romeo made his rap artist debut with the top ten club anthem singles hit, "Comin' Out Ta Dog!" & "Doin' It The Cali Way" was added to the rotation on famed 1580 K-Day Radio Station in Los Angeles Ca., Video Jukebox, and Syndicated on DJ Nasty Ness "Rap Attack Lives Radio Show' across the nation. This was released on his own independent label Cali Way Records co-founded by his eldest brother Troy "Mc O' Roni" Rankins.
Working with multi platinum legendary producer Johny J (Tupac, Candyman, Snoop Doog) he would work in the studio providing his soulful bass, guitar and keyboard licks over Johnny's trendsetting Sp-1200 beat samples. Romeo went on to tour with Johnny J promoting his "I Gotta Be Me" Lp at Lowrider Magazine car shows.
Working as a staff producer at the Black Hole Recording Studio with multi platinum producer Kenny Mc Cloud (Bone Thugs N Harmony, Eazy E, Guru) he honed his craft while working with hip hop heavy weights Yuckmouth, Drew Down, Guru, and The Luniz to name a few.
As a burgeoning entreprenuer he launched his own Maid Service Franchise providing residential cleaning services for celebrity clients as John Cussck, Shaquille O'Neil, The Getty Family, and Trey Parker (Creator of South Park).
Currently as founder of Curb 2 Ca$tle Entertainment Inc. mogul inspired by Sean 'Ditty' Combs, Russell Simmons, Jay Z, and 50. He not only has his sights on conquering the Rap music game but Clothing, TV, and Film Business as well. His grind to the top never stops with Curb 2 Ca$tle Apparel, Curb 2 Ca$tle TV, and Curb 2 Ca$tle Film Division in the works. Curb 2 Ca$tle Records first release on Itunes, and 750 other digital outlets worldwide, starring himself and teenage rap sensations Mike Might & uN oF fi CiaL! Their group named d.o.a., acronym for dope on arrival, stylized as d.O.a. (dOpe oN arRivaL!), appropriately named as a testament of his high standards in quality. Curb 2 Ca$le Records Inc. also presents local Los Angeles based rapping homies M.AD.E. & Joe Davis.
Now residing in Hollywood Ca. all the years on the grind has payed off. With a cesspool of talent, resources, knowledge and a team driven mindset, he's well prepared for success. Key in the ignition, foot on the gas, and fueled with todays technological opportunities, Rome E. Rome is poised and positioned to take over in this independent artist drivin' new music business era. Your watching Curb 2 Ca$tle TV... Stay Tuned!
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