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Rice Releases Captivating New Single "Starz" - A Musical Journey Towards Self-Validation

Webster, MA - May 18, 2023 - Rising star Jerard Rice, known professionally as Rice, has unveiled his latest single titled "Starz." This captivating new track delves deep into the human desire for validation, highlighting the inherent star power that exists within each one of us, even in our darkest moments. "Starz" emanates from Rice's personal experiences of feeling overshadowed by others and doubting his own worth. Through introspection and self-discovery, Rice realized that he possessed unique talents and skills that made him an invaluable asset to those he once perceived as superior. The song's profound message resonates with listeners, urging them to recognize their own brilliance and embrace their individuality.

Reflecting on the inspiration behind the track, Rice shares, "Listening to this song now and reflecting on the dark place I was in at the time is like night and day. I remember sitting in my car, listening to the instrumentals over and over, and using my voice memo to figure out how I can say what I wrote and believe it. During the recording process, I was in a much better place. It just felt different - good energy will change your perspective. However, I would not have changed a thing."

"Starz" is an anthem that encourages listeners to never lose themselves and to let their inner light shine brightly, even in the midst of darkness. Rice's empowering lyrics and infectious melodies uplift and inspire, resonating with audiences across various genres and musical tastes.

"We’re all talented in different ways it’s just about finding what it is that makes you whole ." - Rice

About Rice: Jerard Rice, known as Rice, is an emerging musical star who effortlessly blends hip-hop, pop, and world music. As an entrepreneur, artist, songwriter, and philanthropist, Rice is passionate about using music as a tool for education, empowerment, and empathy.

Rice is the proud co-founder of Hustle Work Grind Records and owner of Hustle Work Grind Entertainment. Rice firmly believes in the power of music to educate, empower, and foster empathy, aiming to use his craft to make a positive impact on the world. Noteworthy hits from Rice's discography include "Bet On It," "Big Dreams Rice," and "No Brady." His songs have been featured on the Independent No. 1's Volume 12 Compilation Album, produced by Oliver Sean. Rice's music delves into various phases and experiences of his own life, delivering a refreshing and soul-stirring perspective to his listeners. To stay up to date with Rice's latest releases and connect with him, please visit his official website at You can also follow him on social media for a fresh wave of real and soul-stirring music. And check out his YouTube channel.

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