Blessed with a special singing voice, and the knowledge of howbest to use it, Florida's Rod Wave is taking his own path to the top of thegame. Coming through with a soulful set of Southern sing-raps, the St.Petersburg native has built a groundswell of regional support and blossomedinto a national streaming phenomenon. After releasing 3 projects in a 12 monthspan – Hunger Games 3, PTSD, and the platinum-certified Ghetto Gospel – Rodfirst erupted onto the scene with “Heart On Ice.” The single, propelled by acaptivating Genius Open Mic performance, a viral TikTok trend, and co-signsfrom NFL star Saquon Barkley to 21 Savage and everyone in between, wascertified 2x-platinum, peaked at #25 on the Bllboard Hot 100 charts and reached#1 at urban radio. Rod’s debut album, Pray 4 Love, debuted at #2 on theBillboard 200 charts and was certified platinum less than a year after itsrelease. The album’s breakthrough single, “Rags2Riches,” exploded over thesummer with a viral TikTok trend and a remix from Lil Baby, peaking at #12 onthe Hot 100. Rod’s sophomore album, SoulFly, surpassed Pray 4 Love by becomingRod’s first-ever #1 album on the Billboard charts. Lead single “Tombstone” isRod’s highest charting single to-date, peaking at #11 on the Hot 100.