"Genre is dead. Genre remains dead. And we have killed it"
- Probably not Nietzsche
Arthur Forcione a.k.a. "Arthur The Artiste*" is a multi-talented singer-songwriter who is ready to change the status quo of the music industry. A very different and uniquely wired musician Arthur isn’t afraid to break the rules and push the boundaries of our perception with his deeply layered and well-crafted songwriting. Born in Miami Beach, Florida, and raised in New York City. His drive, focus, and tenacity will him to become a relentless and emerging force in the independent alt-pop circuit. Arthur The Artiste* is making music that is driven by a desire to motivate, inspire, and tell his story his way.
Born into a French-American family, he also has Italian roots. He attended a French high school and found his passion for creativity in his later years. He graduated from the University of Chicago and worked in finance for a short spell before turning to music as the vehicle by which he would express himself. He uses his experiences and musical acumen to create a combination of unique and experimental sounds that often dabble in multiple genres and result in alternative fusions that are still firmly stitched together by emotive undertones. Arthur cites icons such as Daft Punk, Avicii, Kanye, Kid Cudi, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Bob Dylan, and Billie Eilish as pivotal influences in his music. This all culminates in Arthur The Artiste* producing an enjoyable, and easygoing musical experience that is authentic and grounded in reality. His overarching ambition is to make music that has a fun and creative edge. He is driven by the desire to help people realize that they can be heroes in their own lives and communities. He also wants to impact lives through his music and to create a legacy that's different unique and memorable.
Arthur The Artiste* has 3 projects in his repertoire namely "Back To The Start", "Somebody", and "Goodbye Future Stranger". He will be releasing his debut album “Project Dreams" which will showcase his songwriting skills, his innovative musical ideas, and will highlight his passion and love for music as an art form. In his upcoming project, he explores various themes by delving deeper into the emotions that encompass the human psyche. He wrote, performed, produced, mixed every song, and played all the instruments. The talented enigma is here to change the game and leave an indelible mark in the industry.