Royale Bazaar— Is a major recording artist and founder of the Brooklyn Bazar Festival celebrating the strength, creativity and vibrancy of the Brooklyn community by gathering some of the borough’s greatest visual artists, musicians, chefs, restaurateurs, businesses and community organizers. The progressive festival features an eclectic range of artists and special guests and with his creation of Ghetto Metal he has melded hip-hop, rock, soul, blues, spoken word and reggae.
Royale Bazaar was discovered by Devante Swing of the group Jodeci where he wrote and produced songs as a member of the group “The Basement” which consisted of Timberland, Missy Elliot and Genuine. The Basement became the blueprint for music in the 90’s.
In 2000 he continued to write songs while securing a record deal with Sony Music which garnered a new era for Royale Bazaar as Def Jam hand selected him to become the first artist for DMX’s “Bloodline” label.
Royale Bazaar developed into a seasoned musician, performing or working with Jodeci, Erykah Badu, Missy Elliott, MOP, DMX and famous Rock bands such as Audio Slaves, CKY and Phillip Collen lead guitarist of Def Leppard.
As an Actor he appeared in the movie “Cradle to the Grave” with Jet Li, television productions of “3rd Watch, The Eve Show, Half & Half and the David Chappell Show.
During this time he held a residency at S.O.B.’s in NYC sponsored by The Source Magazine.
His dedication to the industry has propelled him into the spotlight as a fledging artist respected and mirrored by many who admire and support the footprint he has set upon the music industry.
He has received a Congressional Award from Congressmen Hakeem Jefferies for recognition of outstanding and invaluable service to the community and a Proclamation from the Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adam.
Throughout all his ventures he has stayed true to commitment to make a difference within the community and to continue to impress upon all, the importance of bringing together those that can foster a positive element in the lives of each other.