“Luxury Player is more than just entertainer. As an artist, he truly followed his own path and created his own lane.
Born Stan Moja, known professionally as Luxury Player is a rapper\ entrepreneur. He discovered Hip/Hop music in Nairobi city, Kenya. Circa ’90s. In the language of Swahili “Moja” means “One”. He was nicknamed Luxury Player the king of Zamunda by his peers because of his knack for luxuries and taste for finer things. At the age of ten, Luxury Player began writing his own raps and doing freestyle shows. His love for art and design developed early, inspired by hip hop and street culture.
Influenced by Biggie, Pac and Vybz Kartel just to name a few Luxury Player found his passion in music and cars. Thereafter he moved to New York in the early 2000’s and signed to his imprint Richkid records. From a Sound Cloud release of his “Bubble Bubble up” reaching a crossover audience to recognition from the sensational Ugandan music king Jose Chameleone, one of his greatest influence to headlining for Tanzanian hit maker Ali Kiba, American Cash money YMCMB Corey Gunz and super kid Ryan Leslie. Luxury Player is not your average rapper.
Luxury Player broke onto the scene with the release of his debut RIDE MIXTAPES featuring various artists released as a free digital download from his website, and was well received by critics. He made a name for himself performing at pool parties, night clubs and events. His ability to paint pictures with words and evoke emotions through music is unmatched.
In 2009, he co-founded the production team The Invisible Assassins . GAME CHANGER is the EP album by Luxury Player. GAME CHANGER features an array of most iconic sound fusions from Hip/hop / Dance hall reggae, Afro-beats, R&B, Soul and other exquisite elements that feel really great”.
Since 2010 Luxury Player has been honoring the craft of music making. He use only exquisite sounds from different genres and blend these elements creating unique music. Independently recorded and released through a handpicked distribution network.
Luxury Player’s music is about having a good time. However, what really sets him apart from the pack is his unique sound and style. His swag is prized by a cult of fans, who find clarity and solace in his tales of street life told with poetic ism.
On July 4, 2014 GAME CHANGER’s first single “They Love it” recorded in both English and Swahili was released digitally on music stores and streaming services. It was promoted with his performance at a sold out event during the Street-bash Live performance at New Jersey in collaboration with rapper Kevo Kevin a.k.a KE 4
On (Dec 12th 2015 ) during the biggest Jamhuri Day Party taking place @ 803 Lounge 49 Westfield Ave ,NJ. Luxury Player launched the video for the club banger “Celebrate” taken from the “RIDE MIXTAPES”. It was midnight on Saturday and the club was heating up. 803 Lounge a legendary hive of hustlers, dreamers and party goers, some men were decked out in black tie, the event was red carpet. Women of all shapes and shades dressed to kill. Luxury Player was warmly received by top Kenyan promoters in North America Lloyd Umoja and Jere Kim-Jahazi . He relaxed for a few at the VIP to meet and greet fans. Bottles of Moet and Dom perignon set in buckets of dry ice. He opened a bottle of champagne and toasted the holiday and at around 1 am the crowd had packed the dance floor. Deejay Teackles blessed the decks and paved way for Showtyme Odessey (Dj Showtyme) who then cued in “Celebrate” and the celebrations begun. The song reflect “feel-good”, carefree, and optimistic sentiments.
>Luxury Player@ 803 Lounge in New Jersey on a Saturday night
Luxury Player was introduced to Golf by a friend and he has never looked back.
In April, 10th 2016 Luxury Player headlined for American rapper Cory Gunz currently signed to After Platinum Records, Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records for YMCMB. Luxury Player has managed to reach a demographic untapped by most of his peers due to his strategic partnership, special appearance on clubs and events with entertainment companies.
On June,23rd 2016, Luxury Player announced that he will be headlining the Chameleone show in New Jersey. After ending a sold out perfomance as a opening act for the sensational Jose Chameleone from Uganda. Luxury Player wrote on his Facebook page:”My big realization came during a performance with the sensational Jose Chameleone from Uganda. I had a chance to headline for him. I was nobody. I thought Chameleone was a legend who won’t talk to you, but he’s a humble and cool guy. In the middle of his show, he stopped and introduced me to the audience. Then he praised my artistry. A true recognition and appreciation right there in the middle of the show while everyone else watched. I felt special. It was the perfect reminder that I am doing the right thing. And it was so perfectly Jose Chameleone, who is an inspiration to me as an extraordinary person who’s mastered, dominated and influenced the music industry in East Africa”. Say’s Luxury Player.
Luxury Player with celebrity Jose Chameleone.(CLORKERY/NEWS)
Luxury Player released “Bubble Bubble Up” and promoted the EP album by performing @ The Pre Summer Jam Brooklyn Unity Festivals hosted by Deejaye Melod and New York’s premier Hip Hop and R&B radio Dj Enuff . He surprised the crowd with performing the new single, they cheered him as he jammed out on stage. According to sources “Bubble Bubble Up” was one of the best music on the festival stage.
“Bubble Bubble Up” is the record that established Luxury Player internationally and still gets him bookings to date. It received generally positive reviews from music critics and a lot of radio air play, Dj spins and hits online. It was an across—the—board pop smash in Amsterdam, Berlin, Tokyo, Stockholm and several other countries due to the fact that the beat was a dancehall monster.
The 3rd single from the GAME CHANGER EP album is titled “Rockstar” released on Feb,2017 . The song is a a feel good club song with a hip-hop/ Dance hall vibe. In the song Luxury Player talks about some boy, (a player hater) in the hood that thought he was trippin’ for having a vision as Rapstar. Luxury Player kept his cool by kicking back, relaxing to a glass of liquor and smoking purple haze, partying like a Rockstar because he already knew he was a Rapstar and that he can also switch lanes as a Starboy. The hook to the song is “Party Party like a rock star, I be switching lanes like a star boy, And I rock’s a body like a rap star, rap star, rap star”. Luxury Player concludes by dedicating the song to all his families and friends that passed on. And paying homage “pour some liqour for the fallen soldiers”.
“Rockstar” was engineered by Mikaelin ‘Blue’ and Joseph Dangol @ Atlantic records Lounge studio, NYC. Blue who has worked with the likes of Kendrick Lamar (Interscope, Aftermath), Wyclef Jean (Columbia, J Records), Akon (Universal, SRC), Carly Rae Jepsen (Universal), Tinashe (RCA), Elle King Solange Knowles (Sony), Pusha T (Good Music/Def Jam), Ghostface Killah (Def Jam), Jim Jones (Diplomat, Koch, Columbia), and many more A List celebs.
Luxury Player’s music is now playing and available on @ Spotify, iTunes, Deezer and all other major stores. His artistic work has been featured extensively in various blogs and the media including Spice, XXL, Hiphop weekly, the People daily mediamaxnetwork Digital dreams deejays, Niaje, Mpasho, Ghafla and Massive airplay on radio stations.
Artistry and image
Luxury Player’s musical style gravitated initially towards Hip/hop since he was influenced by artists such as Naughty by Nature , R.kelly and LL Cool J. As a child he also took notice Dr.Dre and Jermine Dupri . At the same time, he also listened to Dance hall music, and Afro pop In high school, he listened to RNB groups such as Jodeci and TLC.
Luxury Player cites Diddy, Jayz, Birdman and Russell Simmons as his main Entrepreneur inspirations. He often says it was Diddy’s work ethic that made him want to be a entrepreneur. In college he enrolled for acting and theater but later dropped to pursue business.
Luxury Player (CLORKERY/NEWS)
After establishing his name in the streets, Luxury Player went back to college to get his degree in Business. Thereafter, He wrote a book “DREAMS” reflecting on his life before and after he become Luxury Player, fast times, business life and insight into how he turned it all around and finally found happiness. His new venture LUXURY PLAYER ENT is a luxury goods enterprise comprising a number of divisions, including Apparel, Accessories and Lifestyle. LUXURY PLAYER ENT brand also markets through licensing initiatives and appears on a wide range of consumer products. LUXURY PLAYER ENT is a reflection of his artistry, creative and playful spirit. Combining fashion and creativity to express his unique style.
In 2016 Luxury Player partnered with LIFE Line in support of their mission to empower Kenyan mothers of special needs children. From the partnership he has released a limited apparel collection through his “Hakuna Matata” clothing line. Each product is handmade in Kenya and product sales directly benefit the Malaika Mums, many of whom have been shunned by society because of their special needs children.
When Luxury Player started making music in downtown Nairobi, he knew that passion, persistence and using only exquisite, carefully selected beats were what his fans deserved. By trying different ideas and experimenting, he found his new sound. His music is a reflection of his street life experience. Hard work, creativity and talent.
Based on his memoir book “DREAMS” Luxury Player, is a self-made man who hustled his way from the bottom to the top, fueled by passion. Between his music collaborations, he has also developed a formidable record as a curator for #luxurytuesdays #iloveluxury and #enjoyurweekend lifestyle presentations posted on social media and blogs. He is also a two time published author and a contributing Lifestyle blogger and magazine editor. Luxury Player’s music is about having a good time and he understands one thing that never changes with Hip/hop, its pulse beat in the streets. -BY MIKE GAFFARI
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Team Luxury Player is composed of seasoned music industry veterans with cumulative experience in the music industry.We have worked with or shared the same platform with American artists such as Cory Gunz (YMCMB), Remy Ma, Papoose, D Block, Zana Ray (Hot 97) Dj Drewski (Hot 97) Trey Songz; and Kenyan artists such as Nonini, KE 40,Shujaa Beatz, DNA, Sauti Sol and many more.