IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your music background?
RODERICK D LOVE: I am an R&B and Soul Singer-Songwriter, Dancer, and Record Executive Producer.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Why do you want to record and release your own music?
RODERICK D LOVE: Music has been my dream and my destiny. It has been a gift from God and I want to touch people’s hearts with my voice. That would be amazing.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your songs about?
RODERICK D LOVE: I sing about what I have been through in my life from relationships and breakups to sex and domestic violence.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who is your fan base directed towards?
RODERICK D LOVE: My fan base is directed towards those who have been good to me. Every time I step on stage, they show me love. I consider my fans my family.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who are your musical influences?
RODERICK D LOVE: They are my all-time favorite idols like Marvin Gaye, Johnny Gill, Ralph Tresvant, Brian McKnight, Ne-Yo, Ginuwine, Tyrese, Usher, and Bobby Brown.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How would you describe your music to people?
RODERICK D LOVE: My music is progressive and mature, fun, and hot.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What makes you stand out from other artists?
RODERICK D LOVE: Music is something that I have always wanted to do. I look back to when I was involved in a group and we were singing bubble gum pop. I enjoyed that but I felt that it didn’t fit me anymore. I started to see a change in myself and I was ready to step out on my own. I was looking for a more progressive sound in R&B and that is the sound that I go for in my music.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are some upcoming projects you are currently working on?
RODERICK D LOVE: I am still working on my debut album that comes out on July 14, 2014 under my own label RDL Music R-Love Records. I’m releasing my debut single titled “So Deep Into You” on September 30, 2013. I am also currently working on shooting my very own reality show called Roderick: The Terminator which will be premiering soon.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
RODERICK D LOVE: I want to become a successful entertainer. In ten years I see myself rich and famous. I want to get married to a supermodel and have children. I see myself traveling and growing old in a big mansion.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How can your fans access your music and contact you?
RODERICK D LOVE: They can access my music by going on reverbnation.com/roderickdlove and numberonemusic.com/roderickdlove. They can find me on facebook.com/rodericksimpson3. I am also on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Myspace.
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