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Roland + RYSE Discovery Series Features Dave Yaden, in Search of a Fresh Rapper with Something to Say

Los Angeles, CA — Roland and RYSE present CHANGE THE GAME featuring Dave Yaden, the latest installment in the ROLAND + RYSE Discovery Series. GRAMMY® Award-winning songwriter, producer and piano player Dave Yaden is searching for a talented rapper with bars to create fire on a compilation track. Starting June 17, artists can submit their tracks and display their abilities on the RYSE APP. Peers and fans will review them and vote for the MC who will CHANGE THE GAME. Check out Dave Yaden’s discovery here.

The best and hottest will be featured on the RYSE leaderboard, where Dave Yaden will personally review them, give feedback, and crown the winner. He or she will receive the opportunity to create an original track with Yaden, win prizes, and have their work heard by future fans all around the world. Dave Yaden is excited to work with Roland and RYSE, and he explains, “I want to discover a rapper that has something to say – something with depth that moves the people.”

The discovery also marks the official release of the RYSE APP, now available in the iOS store.  RYSE is proud to offer an awesome new experience that levels the playing field and encourages anyone with talent to make their dreams a reality.

Fantastic prizes for top performers are being offered courtesy of Roland. The grand-prize winner will receive a Boutique JP-08 Sound Module with K-25m Keyboard Unit (value $500). Two runners-up will be presented with a GO:MIXER Smartphone Audio Mixer (value $100).

For details, rules and to enter the Roland + RYSE Discovery Series with Dave Yaden, visit, or download the RYSE UP iPhone app here. Visit to view all upcoming discoveries in series.