The single samples The O’Jay’s classic record “For The Love of the Money.”
Atlanta, GA – June 25, 2021 – Miami rapper Money Rod drops off his latest single “Money.” This single samples The O’Jay’s 1974 classic “For The Love of the Money.” When speaking about the single Rod say, “‘Money’ is the perfect introduction of me to the world. I’ve been called a money winner since I was a youngin’ so it’s only right that my first record be called Money.”
Money Rod was born and raised in Miami, Florida and was drawn to music at a young age. Growing up Money Rod’s mom was one of his biggest motivations. He admired her strength as he watched her survive and prevail in the midst of poverty, domestic struggles, and being a mom through it all. Her will to keep pressing forward motivated Money Rod to find his own way to impact and take care of others. Writing lyrics and creating music became an outlet from life’s darkest moments. Money Rod lost his God brother, who was one of his best friends, tragically a few years ago. This loss triggered a deeper grind in his artistry.
Money Rod’s hustler’s mentality
was inspired by Miami native
Trick Daddy and other legendary artists like 2Pac, Master P, and Jay Z; so in 2007, he made a decision to pursue his rap career full time. He’s studied under some of the industry’s greatest business minds, polished his sound, and now is ready to put everything into play on the world’s stage.
MONEY, POWER, RESPECT is the title of Money Rod’s upcoming project. It paints a picture of Money Rod’s life… past, present, and all of the greatness that’s expected in the future. He grew up fast and has experienced life in unique ways. He vows to always use these stories as motivation through his music. Stay tuned for more talks of money, power, and respect with Money Rod.