Trent Park releases new single and music video.
BY VICTOR MELAMED
Trent Park is out now with “Scare Me Most,” the first of his new singles and music videos that he will be releasing this summer. Written and produced by the artist in collaboration with his creative partner Bodes, the haunting Pop/hip-hop track paints love as the villain in Park’s life story; something with as much potential to inflict pain as it does to bring joy. Park admits, “For me, the most terrifying thing in life is love. So many times, I’ve invested in relationships that weren’t real or I foolishly believed there was a spark only to find out it was one sided. ‘Scare Me Most’ is about my desire (mixed with horror) to have the real die-for-you type of love as opposed to the weak, Netflix and chill/it’s complicated type of love most people are after these days.”
Park’s “Scare Me Most” is being distributed independently and is available via Apple Music, Spotify, and all digital platforms. The music video is available on YouTube.
“When I moved to the West Coast I finally met people that looked like me. I saw black, gay, music industry professionals, fully open with their sexualities and living the life I wanted to live.”
“When I fall in love, everyone knows it,” Trent Park continues from his LA home. “It’s no gradual thing. It’s immediate, powerful and right away. I find myself losing balance and control. All too often, it happens at the most inconvenient of times.”
Born and raised in Syracuse, NY, Park is the son of a black minister father and a Mexican minister mother. As one of two people of color in an all-white private Christian school, he learned to adjust to different situations, like a chameleon, he says.
”My whole life was playing a part, switching constantly to appeal to the crowd I was hanging around,” he explains. As he grew older, his outsider status was only compounded by the fact that he realized he is gay.
“It wasn’t until after college when I moved to the West Coast that I finally met people that looked like me. I saw black, gay, music industry professionals, fully open with their sexualities and living the life I wanted to live. It was the coolest thing and it really helped my confidence to grow so that I could walk boldly in my truth.”
“What I know today is that being a cocktail of minorities makes me special and it’s that unique perspective that I look forward to serving.”
Park’s “Scare Me Most” is being distributed independently and is available on Apple Music, Spotify, and all digital platforms. Its video is available on YouTube.
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