About Rob Murat
New York, NY
Listening to Rob Murat's music is like traveling back to the future. The freshness of this Ivy League graduate's sound is reminiscent of the icons that paved the way before him, yet it pushes forward with a unique flavor that hints at something never quite heard before. His passionate performances demand your undivided attention upon delivery. Sold out crowds at New York's Joe's Pub, S.O.B.'s, and Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center; Philadelphia's World Live Cafe; Boston's Paradise Lounge, among others have all experienced Rob's captivating execution firsthand. His sound and style lay a foundation that often flirt with rich tones and live instrumentation, yet at the same time display hip hop sensibilities that peak the interest of the urban listener. His songs deal with a range of matters from the heart and mind with a strong presence of vocal textures that serve as pure audio therapy for the soul. Seldom have love and hate, joy and pain, even tears and laughter been bound so tightly together in such a mesmerizing set.
Rob's recent accolades include collaborations with Grammy Award winning, music producer, Devo Springsteen (Kanye West, John Legend), and Hip Hop group, Kidz in the Hall; appearances on FOX and BET J TV broadcasts, and the Lennon Award in the R&B category of the prestigious John Lennon Songwriting Contest; music placements on a nationwide Verizon Wireless radio ad, and on ESPN and TV One original series. His debut music video, Dilemma, has been featured on MTV, Vh1, and BET stations. It also has been available in over 30 million homes via Music Choice OnDemand.