Echoing various styles of 1990s era hip hop artists such as 2Pac, DMX, and Goodie Mob along with a singing voice many deem similar to Sam Cooke; Columbia, South Carolina native 2Ru3 (true) is an artist that seeks to be a great contributor to the music culture, especially hip-hop, through his thought provoking lyrics with messages of honesty and hope. Other than hoping to make a respectable name for his home state, 2Ru3 hopes to be able to provide listeners with a realistic perspective on what it means to be "true" with oneself.
2Ru3 gained some attention with the release of his single "The People" on November 10, 2015 that landed him some local and international interviews on various radio stations in South Carolina, Connecticut and Florida. He has also performed on stages at events headlined by notable artists such as Grammy nominated singer Dottie Peoples and the legendary quartet group Doc McKenzie & the Hi-Lites. In 2016, he released an official music video for "The People" which has recently reached a little over 600+ views and has garnered a number of placements on various media outlets such as RESPECT Magazine and ThisIs50.