He’s been a long time supporter of the LGBT community and has always embraced us. On tuesday, December 24, Studio2000 will present Getout! Magazine night featuring live Performances by Papi Shank along with Maor, Plus an exclusive show by The Royals, at el Morocco. Now, let’s hear more about Papi Shank himself.
How does one attempt to describe an individual who possesses such raw talent, intellect and an undeviating drive for success? even his name, Moises Morales, depicts a man who is a true leader of his time, where there is no doubt that this MC, vocalist, producer and model will rise to the top of the entertainment industry. On October 18 in the early ‘80s, a quadruple threat was born, and it’s only a matter of time before he is discovered by the mainstream. morales graduated from college with a degree in music engineering technology, where he was an active member of the music society and received continuous recognition on the national Dean’s List. He has been certified by NASM and NFTA as a professional personal trainer as well as in CPR by the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association, and he has also received his nYS security license. As a model, he has been published in the United Colors of Benetton catalog as well as by BSIXTEE6; he’s graced the cover of Urban Lux magazine; and was the 2012-14 face of both Latin Lover energy Drink & L.e.S. Clothing Co. All this and morales is also the CEO of his own company, L.E.S.G.O. Entertainment, Inc.
In the music world, you’ve surely heard the name Papi Shank, CAPITAL or Mr. RMX. These are just a few of morales’ aliases. Being both an mC and a vocalist, Papi Shank depicts himself as “The SUmof Both Worlds.” It is apparent that music has always been an essential part of his life. When asked what music means to him, P.S. replied, “Music speaks to my soul, and my soul speaks through music.” He began writing, recording and producing his own music and lyrics in his early teens, and now his rhymes and melodies can compete with most anyone in the industry, if not surpass them! Papi Shank’s street buzz ranges from new York to Massachusetts, Texas to Florida, even across seas, and his Internet buzz has grown and continues to grow domestically and internationally. Papi Shank has had airplay on many major radio stations, such as Power 105.1FM in NYC, 93.3FM in Binghamton, NY, 89.1FM and 93.1FM in Ottawa, Canada, in Florida on Power 96.5FM, X-102.3FM as well as on 89.1FM, Miami’s #1 underground station, just to name a few. His music videos have aired on several public access shows across the U.S., as well as the second largest Spanish network in the world, Telemundo. You can even view footage of his live performances in Ibiza where he toured for two months. not only was he the headlining act, but also the first hip-hop/R&B act to grace the stage at the #1 club in the world, Amnesia. Papi Shank’s work has been featured on various mixtapes internationally distributed from renowned disc jockeys such as DJ Envy (Hot 97.1, N.Y.), The world famous Djem(La Fiesta 98.5FM, Long Island), DJ Relapse, DJ Silver Surfer and DJ Locorious. He has collaborated with several mainstream artists & producers such as Rapitfly (Germany) and Chuck Dogg (X102.3, Florida and Power 105.1, N.Y.). Currently, P.S. is working on multiple projects including the “Audio Sex” album and “Shank Pt. 2,” of his muchanticipated solo album (“The SUM of Both Worlds”). “Papi Pt. 1” was released on 11/1/11 and is now available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Spotify, etc. and has been picked up by Pandora. Both parts boast a variety of sounds and display his skills as both a vocalist and exceptional lyricist.
Being of Puerto Rican, Dominican and Cuban decent, and growing up in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, Papi Shank has gained the street smarts and common sense to survive, plus it showed him that it takes more than heart and talent to be successful in this industry. With the passion of an artist, the vision of a producer, the ear of an engineer and the will of a soldier, Papi Shank, a Renaissance man if you will, is sure to transcend today’s Latin market and revolutionize the role of Latino artists in the hip-hop, R&B and pop cultures. He has the mindset of a businessman and the creative juices of a true artist. This MC, vocalist, songwriter, lyricist, producer and model is the Libra that is going to tip the scales in the entertainment industry! Enjoy the photos, videos, music, ringtones and more, connect with @PapiShank on all social media networks and be sure to join Papi Shank’s fan club to be notified of his upcoming shows and appearances.