Steve Ventresca, known professionally as Strivfe, is a Wilmington, DE based rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. The name Strivfe is a combination of the words "strive" and "strife" and means to strive through the strife. He has gained notoriety for his ability to seamlessly blend musical genres including pop, rap, RnB, and rock. His content has generated over 1,000,000 total views since 2010. Strivfe has collaborated and performed with artists such as The Palmer Squares, Rakeem Miles, An0maly, Sap, VI Seconds, Shizz Nitty, Kenny Shane, and Miles Chancellor.
Strivfe's music has been described as a "melting pot of pop, hip-hop and R&B with elements of doo wop, new jack swing and rock" and has been affectionately described as “esque” by those close to him. He is also known for his creative visuals which are reminiscent of early 2000’s Cartoon Network shows such as Ed, Edd & Eddy.
Strivfe has recently released a new album entitled “Retro Pop Future”, which features an all-star cast including artists such as Sap, Shizz Nitty, Redd Lion, Banga Jaxon, Papi Littlez, Rico Tang, Ken Rosa, Zel and SnakeEza. The album is a stylistic mesh of Alternative Pop, Hip-Hop and RnB creating a cutting-edge, unique and retro-pop sound full of catchy hooks and great melodies.
“Retro Pop Future” is the perfect addition to your playlist, so listen to it below and catch a vibe! Also, be sure to connect with Strivfe on Instagram, and be on the lookout for our exclusive interview with him, as well as our review of “Retro Pop Future”.
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