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Who is Gerson Rafael?
Gerson Rafael is a singer/songwriter and entertainer who grew up with the likes of Usher, Justin Timberlake and more. Next to his him being a singer/songwriter and dancer, he’s also graduated with a bachelor degree at the University of Applied Sciences in Rotterdam.
Entertaining the crowd
Gerson’s love for music started at a young age, when his father decided to record songs together with him in the living room. As a teenager his love for music grew even more, as he was chosen to sing in the church band.
After a couple of years, Gerson decided it was time to develop his own musical skills by getting vocal lessons from Jordan Roy (known from Adlicious) With these skills, he would eventually buy a simple laptop, a studio mic and a recording program, to record his own songs in his bedroom. Something he would do on a daily basis. And through his dancing experience, his love for entertaining people grew even stronger.
Goals are set!
After meeting his role models Tyrese, Ginuwine and Tank; performing and urban radio station Funx and participating in Dutch tv show DanceSing, Gerson knew it was time to really make the most out of it. Ready to goals people would normally be scared of. This is his time to shine!
Random facts about Gerson Rafael:
– He graduated with a bachelor degree in Communication: Specialisation Digital Media at The University of Applied Sciences Rotterdam.
– Gerson is a certified bootcamp instructor at The Bootcamp Club.
– His biggest musical influences are Tank, Jay Park, Justin Timberlake, and Usher.
– Meditates and prays every day.
– A big fan of super heroes and comics. Especially Batman.
– Together with producer Stijn ‘Major Skills’ Tegelaar he coaches other artists in the studio.
– Enjoys reading Japanese manga like Naruto, Bleach, Boku no Hero and One Piece.
– Has been active in the Dutch underground dance scene and has participated in different dance battles.
– Gets inspiration from his songs out of personal experiences. He hopes people wil relate to it and show his view on life.
Do you want to book Gerson for an upcoming event?
For bookings you can contact manager Willo ‘Artistman’ Schröer through the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you want more information about Gerson Rafael’s live sets? Head over to the Live Performances page and his Listen page.