ABOUT
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Rodney “MC Shakie” Roussell, also known as the Official Host of New Orleans bounce music, is a Louisiana‐based emcee, popular vlogger and businessman. 

Rodney “MC Shakie” Roussell, also known as the Official Host of New Orleans bounce music, is a Louisiana‐based emcee, popular vlogger and businessman. 

In music, he has perfected his unique style of “call and response”, performing throughout New Orleans Bounce genre.

MC Shakie wrote, co‐wrote, produced, and inspired several New Orleans bounce hits. Armed with the name and tagline “MC Shakie Make Em All Go Crazy,” he began releasing a series of mixtape releases, which became highly successful throughout the local scene.  He has host‐ed, promoted and performed in several New Orleans bounce oriented shows becoming a true New Orleans icon.  In November 2008, MC Shakie was incarcerated for being the ringleader of a counterfeit securities operation.  While in prison he was raped and sold into sexual slavery.  He believes he was targeted due to his open sexual orientation.   He was sentenced to 10 years and was re‐leased in December 2017.  Upon his release he was interviewed for an Op‐Doc by the New York Times regarding prison rape and remains a proponent for its end.  MC Shakie wrote and published a novella which ranked #10 on Amazon LGBTQ short stories.  He also starred in two stage plays testing both his acting chops and improvisational skills. Ever the reinventor, MC Shakie currently hosts a popular YouTube channel and has become a social media darling through his command of an Instagram live talk show, Tea at Three.  He has also earned the coveted Instagram verification. He has a large and dedicated following colorfully called the Sippers and leads their brand called Sip Na􀀀on.    His social media engagement is authentic, and he has engagement numbers that competing brands ten times his size.

MC Shakie also produced of a self‐financed live audience talk show.  He is also working on releasing another New Orleans Bounce mixtape.  Additionally, he is working on releasing his first hip hop single.   Building his brand is forefront and that is his constant aim and drive.  He has amassed a dedicated following and understanding of social media mechanics.  Animated, colorful and ever entertaining, MC Shakie is captivating audiences across all platforms and in life.