RICH OR BROKE
Born and raised in Yonkers N.Y. Robert Blakney aka R.O.B aka Mr. Blakney has changed the way the game looks at Rhythm And Blues.
With his sexy, soulful, energetic, and aggressive style R.O.B's fusion of old school and new school with the addition of life experiences has
reinvented the sound some call that back in the days ish. With influences like Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, Jodeci, and
Shai, to name a few, R.O.B is accustomed to making all different genres of music. R.O.B knows to be successful in this industry one
must have music that caters to everyone. Since he was 14 years old R.O.B has been writing his own material. He has built an archive
of music varying from classic Rhythm And Blues, sexy Rhythm And Blues, Hip Hop, Pop, Educational, and Life music. Also as a hobby R.O.B has an archive
of rap songs. Coming up in a town where most of his boyz were rappers R.O.B had to be versatile with his music.
Being a natvie of Yonkers N.Y. R.O.B has been featured on tracks with A.P. and Bully from D-Block, Snipe Life from 354 Ent.
Preechman from 2 Tha Point Ent. and many other local rappers from all over Westchester. R.O.B has also been performing live since
he was 14 years old. Starting out in local community centers and talent competitions R.O.B has accustomed hisself to the live stage.
As a result R.O.B performs at The Yonkers African Heritage Day Festival every year. R.O.B performs with his Hip Hop team as well as
his live band where he is the lead singer. R.O.B has also performed in numerous clubs in the tri state area The Soul Cafe, Asford and Simpson's
Sugar Bar, The Remote Lounge, Arlene's Grocery, and The Linen Factory are just a very few places where he has been in the spot light.
R.O.B is also an entrepreneur. He is currently CEO of Rich Or Broke Ent and Partner CEO of Rich Akademy Ent. R.O.B devotes
his time to artist development and artist management, at the same time persuing his career as a writer. Currently R.O.B is working
with serious artists who have aspirations of becoming recording artists. These artists vary from Rhythm And Blues, Hip Hop, Pop, and Rap. With the
talent of these artists combined with the experience and knowledge that R.O.B possess the industry can expect to see great things in
the near future of Rich Or Broke Ent And Rich Akademy Ent.