Roc Royal is an American musician who gained prominence for his contribution to music when he was with his former music band, Mindless Behavior. Aside from his rap and singing career his multiple trysts with the law also gave him some notoriety.
He was one of the souls behind Mindless Behavior who contributed immensely to the band’s album and their commercial success is mostly attributed to Roc Royal.
In this article, we’ll discuss more Roc Royal including the controversies he entangled himself in which led to him getting fired and moving solo.
Roc Royal biography
Roc Royal is known in real life as Chresanto August born on July 23rd, 1996 in South Los Angeles, California. The name Roc Royal, he picked when he started doing music and later changed it to Santo August. As of 2022 he is 25 years old and his parents are Cindy and Jonathan August but information about his siblings is not publicly available.
Since his childhood, Roc Royal was interested in football and was very keen to start a career on the pitch however his cousin known as Keisha Gamble informed Roc Royal’s mother about the Mindless Behavior audition so he took him to the audition instead of football which Roc Royal was very interested in.
Roc Royal holds American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. There is no information about his educational background and qualifications.
Roc Royal career
As Roc Royal’s mother took him for the audition to be part of Mindless Behavior, he got in and that was where he became popular for being one of the members of the boy band. Other members of the group are Rayan Lopez, Prodigy, and Jacob Perez. The band came into existence in 2008 and soon after its formation, it caught the attention of music lovers. They have album records like “#1 Girl” and “All Around The World”. These two albums received a lot of attention and some of the songs made their way onto various charts across the world.
Roc Royal is mostly known for his contribution to Mindless Behavior R&B single ‘Mr. Right,’ which was released in 2011 so his association with the boy band gained him popularity but he was fired from the band after he was found to be part of a car theft which led him to go solo and started working as an independent artist in 2015.
Roc Royal scandals
Roc Royal got in trouble with the law which led to him being kicked out of the boy band Mindless Behavior. He was involved in the robbing of a plush BMW 325i in 2014 which belonged to record producer, Chris Clark and in that same year, a video of him surfaced beating up a drug addict.
With the car theft, Chris Clark who owned the vehicle noted that he found out that both of his car keys and Roc Royal’s were missing hence was shocked to find out that the singer was responsible so in 2016 he was sentenced to 2 years imprisonment