Ro Halfhide is a singer-songwriter and producer from Amsterdam who sings in the tradition of Paul Simon and Ben Harper. He has played in 2008 at the Eurosonic Noorderslag Festival, and in the beginning of 2009 he played together with rappers Typhoon and Blaxtar.
Halfhide loves to produce and is co-founder of the Amsterdam Songwriters Guild (ASG). Doing this, he played a huge part in the present success of the singer-songwriter within the Dutch club and festival circuit. Halfhide is a producer of Lucky Fonz III, and he also produced most albums of Case Mayfield, including ‘Another Glorious Battle For The Kingdom’ (2014).
In 2020 Ro Halfhide joined friendly neighbourhood indielabel King Forward Records. In the summer, the first single for the label came out: Poisoning Of My Heart / Are We Good? On October 23 the second single will come out, with on the A side the Black Lives Matter inspired anthem We Want It. Here the artist will exhibit a more electronic side, including a feature of Boston based singer Shanell Alyssa. All proceeds of the single will go to the Dipsaus podcast, which is made by and for Women of Color.
A full album with new indie songs will be finished this winter.