Roger Ortega is Spotify verified independent recording artist and voting member of The National Recording Academy which grants him the opportunity to vote for The Grammys.
Roger also known as “RO” or “RnBPoPWrytr” was born and raised in Topeka, Kansas and now resides in New Jersey with his wife and two daughters.
Showcasing his love for R&B/Pop music he released his first album "RnBPoPWrytr" in 2012 at the age of 38. The album reached #62 on the iTunes R&B/Soul charts. After touring in support of "RnBPoPWrytr" RO made a big splash with his sophomore follow up, "The Lottery" when he was 42 years of age. That album not only reached #8 on iTunes but it solidified his membership as a voting member of the National Recording academy.
RO has a loyal fan base that travels well to see him. Roger took that to the next level. Instead of just having his fans travel to see him, he decided he would have them travel with him. He had his first ever RO Cruise in March of 2019 aboard the Norwegian Escape. The cruise went so well that he's doing RO Cruise 2 "Encore" in the fall of 2020 which will set sail from New York to Bermuda.
Roger has had the opportunity to perform at many events in New York City, New Jersey, Florida, Missouri, Kansas, New Mexico, Illinois and Toronto, ON, Canada. He's sold out the Cutting Room in NYC and the 6th Ave Ballroom in Topeka, KS. He's headlined one of the largest festivals in Kansas twice now. RO has opened for acts such as Jay Z, Color Me Badd, Aaron Carter & O-Town to name a few and has shared the stage with the Funky Bunch (formerly Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch). Roger's music has also crossed over to Freestyle audiences as well, performing with Freestyle artist such as TKA, Judy Torres & George Lamond.
With the release of his lates single 'Goodbye To Summer' RO hit the road to share it with as many fans as possible.