Jerome Roccett (born 1983), better known by his stage name “Roccett” is an African-American rapper from Carson, California. Roccett, grew up on the East Side in the Del Amo area of Carson, where he joined a notorious street gang in known as the 190 Blocc East Coast Crips.
In 2004, Roccett was discovered by Green Up Entertainment, and later signed to Young Jeezy record label, Corporate Thugz Entertainment (CTE). However, Roccett eventually left the label (CTE) after releasing several mixtapes such as; By Any Means Necessary, America’s Night, The Free Agent (Gangsta Grillz) and Another Day Another Dollar.
Roccett is considered by many to be one of the best underrated West Coast gangster rapper of all times, with a style similar to the 1990s G-Funk era. Roccett has collaborated with numerous artist’s such as: Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, Trey Songz, and Bishop Lamont formally signed to aftermath entertainment and Knoc’turnal who is best known for his collaborating with Dr. Dre, on “Bad Intentions” off the The Wash (soundtrack), in 2001.
Roccett is also known for collaborating with artist’s who have gang-ties such as Compton Menace who is from Fruit Town Piru and Nipsey Hussle of Rollin 60s Crips as well as Spider Loc who is connected to the 97 East Coast Crips. Despite, being affiated with the crips, who are natural rivals of the bloods, he share a friendship with 2Eleven of the Inglewood Neighborhood Piru.
Roccett is currently signed to Rick Ross, record label Maybach Music Group.
- 2012: America’s Nightmare – EP
- 2011: By Any Means Necessary
- 2010: America’s Nightmare
- 2009: The Free Agent: Gangsta Grillz
- 2009: Another Day Another Dollar
- 2008: Corporate America