Category Archives: R.I.P. Rockstar

The four part series chronicling my early days in the music biz. The time comes to choose between "The Dream" or something else I always wanted… a family.

R.I.P. Rockstar – The Dream vs. True Love

At this point, my life was in full-blown self-destruct mode. With the death of my mother in May of that year, I was pretty much alone, with the exception of one cousin. Self-pity & loneliness, gave birth to a deathwish. Continue reading

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R.I.P. Rockstar – Rise & Fall

During the week, John and I layed down tracks in his home recording studio in Canarsie. Between the two of us, we played every instrument on the tracks. Mostly R&B, which was primarily our faves as opposed to the Heavy Metal dominating the charts at the time. Continue reading

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R.I.P. Rockstar – Candles & Rockets

The rocket’s sole purpose was to wait for the day when it’s fuse would be lit. It would reach the sky, and in one explosive moment, it would light the heavens in a glorious burst of color…and then it would be no more. Continue reading

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R.I.P. Rockstar – Eulogy

I always wanted to write my own eulogy. Who better to sum up a life than the person who lived it. All the secrets, the joys, the sorrows, the triumphs…and finally the fall… Continue reading

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