Los Angeles, CA - March 21, 2018 -- Rod Clemmon’s latest single "What’s Up? It’s Me" is a profoundly personal musical experience. Currently charting on the FMQB charts, "What’s Up? It’s Me" showcases Rod’s talent, lets his artistic vision shine and paves the way for the music video. Rod has been blind since birth, and the video provides insight into the people and environment that molded him.
"The song, "What’s Up? It’s Me," is a metaphor. The verses are as if my late father can speak to me from heaven, and the choruses are a back and forth between the two of us," says Rod of the inspiration for writing "What's Up? It's Me.
The music video for "What’s Up? It’s Me" is an even more intimate experience than the single. Featuring early concert footage of Rod playing the piano, personal photos of his childhood and family, and recreations of the nurturing moments in his relationship with his father the video sheds light onto the amazing upbringing that allowed Rod to become the musician he is today. Catch the video on Rod’s YouTube Channel, available now.
Rod is celebrating the success of "What’s Up? It’s Me" by performing live. As a young musician, he was a fixture as a keyboard player and singer at clubs across the nation, and he’s thrilled to return to the stage. Catch Rod Clemmons live and in concert. Currently, Rod has performances scheduled for Headliner’s Music Hall in Louisville, KY on Thursday, March 22nd, 20th Century Theater in Cincinnati, OH on Thursday, April 26th at 8 PM and at the Rex Theater in Pittsburgh, PA on Friday, May 18th at 8 PM.
New performance dates are in the works. Follow Rod Clemmons on Facebook for more information on tickets, and to be notified as soon as new shows are announced.
About Rod Clemmons
Rod Clemmons is a multi-talented R&B and Neo Soul artist from New York. In addition to being a writer and performer, Rod is a producer and the founder of Verdict Records. Totally blind since birth, Rod has developed a keen ear through years of training and practice. He started his musical training at the age of 4, studying classical piano. On a full scholarship, Rod attended the prestigious Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington Indiana and later graduated with honors from I.U. Clemmons. A fixture in Louisville, KY clubs as an R&B keyboard player and singer, Rod started to develop his signature sound that led him to start Verdict Records. As a producer, Rod has worked in diverse sounds such as contemporary Gospel, contemporary country, pop/rock, children's music, and R&B. His debut album release, "What's Up? It's Me," is Rod’s first album as an artist, and will be released in January 2018 on all major music platforms. The 11-track album featuring the stand out cover of James Taylor's "Carolina In My Mind," is a display of Rod’s passion for music.
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