Born and raised in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, and currently residing in St. Louis, where he attends Washington University, Rome Alexander is an emerging and highly gifted singer, songwriter, and musician who is making his mark on the Pop/R&B and Neo-Soul music scene. His lyrics, intricate beats and smooth vocals combine to tell stories that keep his listeners engaged and constantly craving more.
This multi-talented singer/songwriter/musician is 21 years old and has been writing music for as long as he could sit at a piano. Other talents include playing the keyboard and alto saxophone. His inspiration and musical influences include his parents and iconic superstars such as Ne-Yo, Usher, Mario, John Legend and Stevie Wonder.
Rome Alexander’s songs are deep-rooted in emotion and come from within as well as from past and current experiences, “I want my fans and audience to be inspired by my music” states Rome, “and to be able to easily relate to it while being touched by it in many ways, either through the music, the lyrics, or both”.
In 2013, Rome released three new singles "Crush," "Back to Life" and "This Thing We Had." The songs have received rave reviews from fans and have been on the Amazon Best Seller and Hot New Release charts. "Crush,'" which was released on November 18, also reached #10 on the iTunes chart for New R&B releases.
These new songs follow his critically acclaimed debut album “Built in a Day," which was released in June of 2012. The album and five of the singles spent time on the Amazon Best Seller and Hot New Release charts. "Always You" and "Roll With Me" remain in the Top 10 on the Amazon Top Rated Chart for Neo-Soul songs.
With the exception of his debut single "Roll With Me," all of his songs were written, performed and produced by Rome. In the production of the music for "Roll With Me," Rome collaborated with multi-talented, award winning producer C.D. Hawkins. The vocal arrangement for "Roll With Me" was done under the guidance of industry giant Ron Grant, of the Village Underground, and former head of A&R for Sony.
When he's not working on his songs, he enjoys doing covers of popular songs as well as personal favorites, adding his own little twist to each one. You can go to his YouTube channel to listen to Rome’s version of some popular songs.
Rome’s album and singles are currently available for purchase on Amazon, iTunes, CD Baby and other e-commerce sites.