“My Personal advice to every independent artist is to learn the business, You will have help at times but its important to have the ability to wear every hat, You can't run a business if you don't know whats going on”
— Roc Kartel
"Blending sounds from Rap, Reggae and Pop".
Jabari Gibbons, Professionally known as Roc Kartel is a songwriter, Hiphop & pop artist that creates a diverse musicial sound that alone will garnish the attention of listeners. Currently residing in Los Angeles, the Prince George's County Maryland native is several projects deep in the music industry and became popular in his native Region(DMV) for his premier singles such as "Panama" , "Real Woman" and "Energy". Influenced by acts such as Michael Jackson, Dr. Dre & many more he has managed to reach fans across the US.
Infused with musical passion at a young age he decided to pursue a full time music career in 2011. Roc Kartel released a music video for Hit single "Real Woman" in early January 2017, since the release it captured over 33k streams across major music platforms, he also caught the attention of a few popular media outlets. Later that year, he picked up where he left off with the release of "Energy" which gained some commercial success. In 2018, Kartel relocated to LA where he sets to release a army of new projects.