This time last year, Ramone Rochester (aka Ramz) was studying Sports Development at university and looking for a quick way out via retail. Then he dropped his debut single, Barking and it all changed...
With over 80 million global streams on the track and 35 million views on the video, the entire world was sitting up to listen to Ramz and Barking'. The song about A ting from Barking reached #1 on Apple Music UK, #1 on Spotify UK (aworld first for a debut single from an artist), #2 on the UK Official Singles chart, (surpassing releases from some of the world's biggest artists including Eminem, Ed Sheeran & Rita Ora), and #5 on the Germany Official Singles chart, crowning Ramz as the highest charting UK urban artist since 2015, and the first UK artist since RagnBone Man to score a top 5 hit in Germany.
The video for Family Tree was directed by Kaylum Dennis (Stormzy, Krept & Konan, Dave, Raye, Not3s), shot in Mitcham and features guest appearances from Ramzs friends and family.
Following the release of "Family Tree" this summer will see Ramz perform at a string of festivals, kicking off with Wireless on Saturday 7th July 2018. In between time, experience the brilliant visuals above and stay tuned for more from RAMZ in 2018!