Very few 25-year-olds have turned as many interests into passions, and even fewer are able to turn those passions into captivating and viral projects at every turn. Chemistry major-turned-viral sensation-turned-youtuber-turned-musician, Jacob Rabon IV (otherwise known by his alias Alpharad), is one of those very few, and his audio-visual project Ace of Hearts is indicative of a rare and vibrant passion.
While the LA based artist had always taken a liking to music, it was in late 2019 that he finally penned his first two EPs, which, released without much promotion in 2020, have already amassed millions of streams online and are widely celebrated by fans. The project spans pop punk experimentation and lyrics that construct a cyclical narrative. Winding melodies and strong instrumentals pull listeners into a vivid world that is open to interpretation. Now, Ace of Hearts is exploring all new genres and facets of sound on the upcoming album, FROZEN IN TIME, to be released in late 2021.