What’s it like being a first-time dad while balancing multiple careers and projects? Call Me Ace’s latest album ’RETURN TO OFFICE’ gives you a first hand look as the new father examines the beauty and hardships that come along during the journey. The sequel to his 2021 album ‘Out of Office’, this record expands along the lines of his signature themes of hard work and perseverance but also delves into difficult topics like childbirth, miscarriages, job insecurity, depression and what it’s like to experience this during a global pandemic and recession. As if being a tech entrepreneur by day and rapper by night wasn’t enough, Bay Area polymath Call Me Ace just took on two new full time jobs as a new father and head of a new indie label Heir Quality. Ace’s undeniable charm and talents have led him to charting on the iTunes Top 40 and Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop […]
The master of effortless flows, Call Me Ace drops his latest single “WANTS & NEEDS” from his upcoming album RENAISSANCE PERIOD. With production help from longtime collaborator J-Dot, Ace delivers an emotionally charged hip hop track that talks about the true necessities of his life: All I want is your time all I need is your loveAll I want is to know that you someone that I could trust All I want is your presence all I need is the truthAll I want is your words to imitate what you do This highly gifted multi-faceted artist lives a double life. By day he works in Silicon Valley, by night he transforms into the prolific Bay Area rapper Call Me Ace. In both roles he’s a total boss; working diligently to uplift disenfranchised communities, spread positive vibes and celebrate culture. Ace’s music has been licensed for brand activations and he was featured as an artist in the “Roadmap […]
Bay Area rapper Call Me Ace is being featured in a traveling series of episodic shorts produced by Insider Studios and sponsored by Ford Mustang Mach-E. The beautifully filmed piece gives an intimate look at Ace’s life and career in his hometown of Oakland, CA. Plus he gets to drive around in a cool electric muscle car from the future! It also features two songs off Ace’s current album “Out Of Office”. About “Roadmap To Everything” Live musical performances are right around the corner, and hip-hop artist Call Me Ace wants to be ready with fresh inspiration. Plugging into his Oakland community is his way of feeling grounded enough to create. See the places where he charges up, goes with the flow, and steps into the spotlight.
Ace Patterson is a double agent. A white-collar employee by day hacking away at spreadsheets, but come nighttime he transforms into Call Me Ace. Occasionally his Jamaican side emerges in the form of his double-entendred alter-ego High Grade. Balancing all these different versions of himself is a common theme in his music. An astonishingly prolific writer, Ace’s brand new record “Out Of Office” is his THIRD album released during the pandemic. Where does the man find the time? Covering a myriad of socio-cultural topics drawn from his own life experiences, “Out Of Office” addresses the lack of diversity and equity in the workplace, mental health problems, the first-generation immigrant’s dilemma and the challenges of building generational wealth. The cutting first line of the opening track says it all: Less than 8 percent get the jobAnd out of that3 percent of ‘em sort of look like me2 percent from the same […]
Several hip hop tracks by our artists Call Me Ace, Julian Xtra, Nate Rose and Orrin were used in a live-streaming event promoting Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband. The event featured Twitch megastar Myth crushing Fortnite with the new Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, as well as tips and tricks for gameplay. About the Event According to Verizon, the 5G Stadium in Fortnite Creative, is the largest activation ever built in Fortnite’s Creative Mode and will give gamers the opportunity to interact with their favorite NFL players and pro gamers in a way that’s never been done before. The activation will feature four football-inspired games and a few hidden surprises for players. Highlighting the power of 5G for gaming, the virtual stadium was built utilizing the low lag and high speeds made possible by the Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband network.
Bay Area hip hop artist Call Me Ace is a millennial professional and disruptor who loves to challenge the status quo. In his new EP Working From Home: Extended, Ace reflects on what “survival” means during these virtually unprecedented times: global pandemic, racial injustice, and social unrest. Following the release of Working From Home in February, Ace delves deeper into his attempts to persevere within an unfair system while struggling with exhaustion, repression, and hopelessness. The EP suggests there’s light at the end of the tunnel, but it’s faint. Although the project’s title continues playing on the corporate phrase describing a flexible work environment, the title also symbolizes how the uncertainty of the future continues to be extended. Call Me Ace’s 2019 album Airplane Mode debuted at #3 on the iTunes Top 40 US Hip-Hop Album Chart as well as #50 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Album Sales chart. Working From […]