Boaz Is the Hip-Hop Reformer

November 6, 2014 5:43 PM

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Boaz Is the Hip-Hop Reformer

Most independent record labels never make it past the idea stage, and then from those that do, most never really end up being profitable. Rostrum Records, started by Benjy Grinberg and Arthur Pitt in 2003 is an exception to the rule. It could easily be argued that Rostrum is one of the most successful independent record label of all time. From Rostrum came two of the most successful rappers the industry has ever seen, in Mac Miller and Wiz Khalifa. So there is no doubt that scouting talent is something Rostrum has never taken lightly. They have learned to be a highly efficient organization that has been extremely calculated in what they do. Introduce Boaz, signed in 2012, who just released his debut album with the label titled Intution, and all one should see is the inevitable success.

Like Mac Miller and Wiz Khalifa, Boaz is also from Pittsburgh. A natural hip-hop connoisseur, he does not remember when he got into hip-hop. Growing up in the 90s, which was a strong time for the genre meant he was never formally introduced, but rather just grew up around it. He was always rapping, ...

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