Hailing from Detroit but currently based in Saint Louis, Rob Apollo makes alternative rap. Apollo’s provocative persona helps him dismantle expectations; his bold attitude and radiant demeanor are front and center in all of his art and music. Despite being known for his songs' sexual boasts and humorous quotables, Apollo's music can still be quite vulnerable. Within his discography, much of his music sorts though serious subjects such as depression, loss, and love. This unique mix of themes and deliveries coexist in a way that embodies what it is to be 21.
Rob Apollo gained local and national recognition for his third album, "Whore," a pull-no-punches project about indulgence and debauchery. The album helped him earn a nomination for Best New Artist in St. Louis at the 2019 Slumfest Awards. His main influences are other eccentric black artists such as Father, Tyler, the Creator, HOOK, and Jean Dawson. Since moving to St. Louis in 2017, Apollo has released four projects: APOLLO in November 2017, HADES in March 2019, Whore in November 2019, and Accords in March 2020.