Rice Returns With Uplifting ‘Starz’


Jerard Rice is an emerging independent recording artist who made his solo debut in 2018 with the single “Big Dreams”. That track introduced a multi-talented singer, rapper, songwriter, and producer from Webster, Massachusetts. His sound is built on classic r&b and hip-hop grooves and positive vibes.

Regular readers of The Static Dive are well acquainted with Rice. Since his debut he has released six solo singles and has clocked over one million streams on Spotify. He has also appeared as a featured artist on a number of collaborations like the single “Still My Wave“, released earlier this year by his brother Michael (aka M-EZY).

“Starz” is the latest single from Rice, released worldwide via all major streaming services on May 18, 2023. The song is the opening track on the new multi-artist compilation album The Worldbeat Project. A funky syncopated percussive groove beats at the heart of the track as chilled ambient synths float on the horizon. On the mic, Jerard raps and sings an uplifting and inspirational love song as he encourages his lover to rise to their full potential.

Check out the “Starz” lyric video below. You can also hear the song on the Deep Dive : Hip-hop and R&B playlist, or listen on your favorite streaming service. Follow the links below to connect with the artist. Get on his socials and get in the loop on all of the music to come3 from this rising star.

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