Carol Rodriguez (known as C. Rod on the track and field scene) continues to expand her reach in entertainment by revisiting her love of music as she channels her family’s ties to the arts. From a long line of musicians including her mother who was a singer and her grandfather a member of New Orleans's ‘The 5 Knight’s’, Carol experienced her
first taste at music at the age of 7 years old using a 2XL robot to write and record her lyrics, then once again at age 9 where she’d go one to partake in the marching, jazz, and symphonic bands. Carol embraced her alter ego ‘Carol Cake’ in 2011 as she released her first freestyle to Lil Wayne’s ‘6 Foot 7 Foot.’ Since Carol since dropped several singles including her debut EP ‘7 Candles’ and garnered attention with collaborations from Houston rappers Z-RO and Willie D (from The Ghetto Boyz).
Since 2017 Carol has focused on her music and collaborated with several musicians including Houston’s Z-Ro on “Crazy.” Over the last year Carol has released 3 successful songs: ‘On the Rise’ showcasing her Olympian roots, a remix to Chris Brown’s ‘High End’ and ‘For Rain Drop’ which channels her love for EDM. All roads leading to her debut project ‘7 Candles’ which revealed seven different versions of what she has to offer the music industry, in June 2019. Carol Cake released her video for “Pay Up” and several others from her 7 Candles album available now.
LOS ANGELES, CA (February 2, 2021) – Trading in her spikes for a microphone (temporarily) the Los Angeles Olympian and USC alumni shows that her iconic roots are more than just athletic with the introduction of her music persona, Carol Cake. Known to run circles around her competition in the track and field world, Carol Cake has continued to set the bar with her athletic and musical accomplishments. Elevating her value as an overall entertainer with records solidifying her as the ‘Fastest Woman in Puerto Rico’ and roles in major campaigns including Apple watches commercials and numerous others, Carol Cake takes no prisoners which can be heard on her latest single “Real Sh** Tho.” Not to subjectify herself to a specific genre, “The Fastest Woman in Hip-Hop” has been a title given to her by music colleagues and those who have had the pleasure to listen to her lyrical daggers. With star studded collaborations including her 2018 feature on Houston rapper Z-Ro’s ‘Crazy,’ Carol Cake shows that she can hold her on in still a male dominated industry.
Commanding the room when she walks into a studio with her presence, Carol Cake is earning her stripes in a new fashion as displayed on “Real Sh** Tho” The MoHitsville produced track lets the Los Angeles entertainer reflects on 2020 and all that came with it the good and the bad. Rearranging her plans which were originally set on attending the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Carol Cake puts it all on wax and delivers an anthem that both her peers and new listeners can connect to. “Real Sh** Tho” arrives February 1st.
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