So where there's a will, there's a way. Eventually, churches paid him to play on Sundays, the first money he ever made off music. Still, he recorded some synth horns, created the instrumental that would launch his career, and posted it on his MySpace page, where it sat for months until the Stone Mountain, Ga. It's that background, combined with how he got his big break, that reminds him to keep working. Also In This Section.
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He's not the one jumping around on stage, directing the party.
He'll now perform there on March Still, he recorded some synth horns, created the instrumental that would launch his career, and posted it on his MySpace page, where it sat for months until the Stone Mountain, Ga. He estimates that Swag Surfin' sales and radio play have made him at least "a few hundred grand.
'Swag Surfin' producer: 'It's very weird... they're still playing the song' eight years later
College towns go crazy. It was his big break. Sign up for our Things to Do Newsletter Never miss out on fun with Tampa Bay's best source for family-friendly events.
He works on movies and video games. Collaborators circled in and out of the house he shared with his ex-girlfriend, listening to songs, sometimes buying them.
So where there's a will, there's a way. It's that background, combined with how he got his big break, that reminds him to keep working. He loves the feeling. You might also like: Want more stories like this? Sign Up Find all our newsletters.
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He remembers an international student coming outside and immediately joining in the dance. Erondu, known professionally as K.
Since then, instead of fading from DJs' rotations, it found its way to pep rallies and political protests. He turned it into a career, now running his own label of producers.
Originally from Dade City, music producer Kevin Erondu, 31, rose to prominence after creating the beat to Swag Surfin', surfn club hit that still inspires viral videos today. When he does go out — rarely, he stressed — it's often in Tampa because his relatives force him.
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But I figured it out. The best of in theater, orchestra and dance. It was another good year for Tampa Bay performing arts. He's as shocked as anyone. Erondu gave the bouncy club beat a suspenseful opening, four long synth horn notes, inspired by movie scores, all of it so slow that the word "swag" stretches across three beats.
Some mostly white crowds may not recognize it, he said. Erondu produced Swag Surfin' liife, one of the decade's more persistent dance songs.
Now, he's a music producer who has composed tracks for names as big as Jay Z and Nicki Minaj. In theater, older shows took all but our top spot. His fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha, stages swag-surfing videos at annual gatherings.
It became a phenomenon, as did a requisite dance: Within two months, they told him it was a hit, a claim he had heard plenty of times before. David Byrne, Janelle Monae, Lorde and more.
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