Charlés (Formerly Known as Charles DaBeast) knows what he wants to sound like. The 24-year-old self-described “Rapper-Songwriter” considers his sound soul music disguised as Pop-Rap, blending elements of Rap, Pop, and R&B. His writing emphasizes his talent for constructing catchy, melodic songs that focus on past experiences and love. The New York-born, North Carolina-raised artist was exposed to a variety of genres during his childhood. His family’s love for music inspired him to learn how to play the trumpet while in middle school as well as the guitar.