They say stars don’t struggle to shine. They just do it. Star Waan is an up-and-coming musician who chose the path to stardom and is slugging it out with all the challenges, thrills, and uncertainties that come with building a successful music career. He chose music because he believes he has the talent and all it takes, and being one to never back down from what he believes he can do; he’s going all-in with his best.
With his birthplace in Jamaica, he moved to the United States as a teenager and got heavily influenced by some of the biggest Pop and Hip-Hop stars such as Michael Jackson, Tupac and Jimmy Cliff. He’s currently based in New Jersey, where he creates and releases music as an independent artist. Star Waan is a songwriter and rapper with a unique sound and style that fits into the trending sound and style of today’s music culture.
Before he officially kick started his music career in 2017, Star Waan was heavily invested in the arts, which he used to express himself and tell stories from his perspective and life experience. He began to write songs, and all his songs have told one story or the other that many people resonate with. His debut project, “Keep It Blazin,” which was released in October 2020, was his way of announcing the arrival of the value and freshness he’s bringing to the music industry. The 11-track project was created to be the game-changer for his budding career as he showcased all the catchy melodies and musical concepts that he has developed in the last few years on the project.
His hit single off the project, “Keep It Blazin,” has amassed 16,000 organic views on YouTube. Star Waan also created merchandise items such as face masks, t-shirts and lighters used in the music video and are on sale to generate income. Star Waan hopes to capture the attention of every lover of music, entertainment and pop culture as a whole. He leaves no one behind and wants to connect with as many as possible.
Beyond creating music, Star Waan is also preparing himself to be an unforgettable performer. His impressive crowd control skills, bustling energy and ability to blend different genres are the strong suits he prides himself on. Growing up, he saw a fair share of struggles around him, and he had one goal in mind – to turn things around for himself, his family and community. “Everything in my immediate environment as a kid prepared me for now. My dreams didn’t come by accident; they’re a ripple effect of the changes I want to make. My family, my culture, my community all deserve to be uplifted. I hope to make those changes happen with success in my music career,” he says.
Star Waan’s story looks interesting, and he’s putting himself out there for everyone to follow his journey and support the career he has built with sweat, tears and blood. In five years, he hopes his career will lift off, and he’ll be involved in other businesses such as technology, health and fashion. Star Waan is passionate about doing things that matter, and music seems to be his stepping stone to winning that long game.
Learn more about Star Waan on his official Instagram page.