Rodrick Robinson, best known as Duke The Guitarist, is an accomplished guitarist/bassist and music director.
Duke was given his first opportunity to perform professionally at the age of 14, becoming the bass player for The J.D. Gospel Singers of Uriah, AL.
Duke started his full time music career with Bay Minette Alabama native Kirk Jay. The band won several local band competitions and became very popular throughout Alabama, Florida and Georgia. He gained mainstream recognition as a guitarist after performing along side Kirk Jay for an initial audition for NBC's The Voice, where he received a standing ovation as a guitarist for a program focused solely on vocalists.
In 2019 Duke co-founded the multi genre band Falsely Motivated. In 2021 he received his first award nomination for the Josie Music Awards,Musician Of The Year.
Duke can also be spotted on some of the world’s largest media platforms for musicians including Ernie Ball’s “Get To Know”, PickARiff, The Blues House, Talent Tape, 440 Guitar Podcast and more .
Associated acts include artists such as NBC’s The Voice Kirk Jay and MaKenzie Thomas. American Idol’s Kevin “Khule”Harris,Dwayne Crocker,
and Laurel Taylor. Alabama Music Award nominees/recipients Destiny Turner, Jeremy Flyy and Lady K, as well as major acts including the legendary country band ALABAMA,legendary R&B/soul singer Freddie Jackson, Lonestar, The Bolton Brothers and Stellar Award Winner Lisa Knowles
Kirk Jay-Temporary Pain E.P(Country)
Destiny Turner-Easy ft. Falsely Motivated
Cassioapia Alise-Rooted & Grounded(Christian)
Southern Sound Outfitters
DROP (Drop Strap)