North Las Vegas, NV
From the dynamics and versatile of AppolloCruz lyrics, he has proven that he has overcome the typical Las Vegas sound. Goliath Anthony Cruz (Born June 23rd, 1989) better known by his stage name AppolloCruz, or Yung Cruz is a hip hop rapper and song writer. Cruz was born in Albuquerque , New Mexico until the age of two, and from there moved to Las Vegas , Nevada which he now calls home. Writing and recording over 150 songs within a few years, AppolloCruz has built enough confidence to where he feels he can keep up with the top names in the industry.
Confident and motivated, AppolloCruz is working on his promo CD which is called “5 Star General” and has five unreleased tracks. This promo will be released February 2011. Trying to get his music, name and image out in the industry, AppolloCruz will be promoting his promo CD over the internet on popular websites such as; Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, and ReverbNation. Other ways he will be promoting his promo is by street promotions, word of mouth, and booking of shows.
Not just by being known as a solo artist but by having a team standing behind him, AppolloCruz is affiliated with the hip hop movement MLF West (Money, Life, Family West). Cruz was inspired to start rapping when he heard his classmates in the 8th grade freestyling in the cafeteria. From the age of 13 Cruz began to write his music and at the age of 17 he started recording, a few months later he came out with his first mixtape called “My Sweet 16”. In 2008, AppolloCruz was in a rap group called 360 and they performed at “The Box Office”. Competing against more than 30 other artist, Cruz and his group won the competition and took home the award for first place.
In the beginning of 2009 AppolloCruz and Donnie B (MLF member) hosted and performed at “Forbes”, Well over a 200 people showed up. In the middle of 2009 Cruz moved to Florida based off the breakup of the group 360. After Moving to Florida Cruz was around a different style of hip hop which he used to his advantage and created his own style and swag. In the beginning of 2010 Cruz moved back to Las Vegas to show there’s a new king in town. He did a lot of recording and preparing for the New Year 2011. With a lot of music ready to put out, Cruz is very focused and optimistic about putting his music out for 2011.
Through all the hard work, passion and dedication Cruz has put into his music, he is confident his music will touch many people. It will also show them that he is not just any ordinary rapper, but that he has his own finesse that gives him his own unique style. AppolloCruz is currently unsigned and looking for management to take his music to another level. In the future you will see AppolloCruz, keep an eye out for this rising influential artist.