Steven Spence is a musician and social media personality who is best known for being a member of the heavy metal band Black Tide. Steven was a member of the ensemble as both a drummer and a keyboardist. After five years of playing with ‘Black Tide,’ he departed to pursue a solo career. Steven subsequently established himself as a DJ and composer. He is also well-known as a social media influencer and his official Instagram account has millions of followers. Additionally, he has a self-titled YouTube channel on which he uploads music videos. In 2014, he demonstrated his talent as a songwriter by collaborating with Clinton Sparks and Kylie Morgan on the song ‘I’m Good.’ He has also appeared in a handful of films as an actor.
Youth and Early Life
Steven Spence was born in Queens, New York City, United States of America, on March 20, 1988. When he was very small, his family relocated from Queens, New York City to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He spent his adolescence in Fort Lauderdale.
Steven was exposed to music at a very early age because his keyboard-playing uncle was a member of the prominent reggae band ‘The Wailers.’ Steven grew up playing the piano and guitar and frequently sought guidance and inspiration from his uncle.
Interestingly, Steven never took music lessons and is primarily self-taught. In 2001, he received his first percussion set as a gift, which inspired him to play drums in his spare time. After enrolling at Florida State University, he pulled out to concentrate on his music career. In 2007, he became the percussionist for the heavy metal band Black Tide. He attended the annual music festival ‘Ozzfest’ and was a member of ‘Black Tide’ when its debut album ‘Light From Above’ was released.
Steven’s Music Industry
In a poll conducted by the monthly magazine ‘Modern Drummer,’ he voted the ‘up and coming artist,’ which boosted his popularity as a drummer. In 2009, he participated in a competition at “The Vans Warped Tour” and came out on top.
Steven became one of the most popular members of ‘Black Tide’ because he entertained the audience by concurrently playing drums and the keyboard. Steven left the band after playing on a few songs from albums such as ‘Post Mortem’ and ‘Light From Above’ to concentrate on his solo career.
Subsequently, he became a DJ and music composer, allowing him to collaborate with bands such as ‘Kalin and Myles’ and ‘The Mowgli. In 2014, he joined the “Band Together Project,” an anti-bullying initiative. He worked with artists such as Clinton Sparks and Kylie Morgan to compose an anthem for the initiative.
Additionally, Steven Spence is a social media influencer. He utilizes his Instagram account to promote positive social change. Additionally, he is active on platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. His YouTube channel has over 38,000 subscribers, while his Twitter account has over 6,500 followers.
Other Important Works
Steven produced a music video titled “If it Feels Right” in 2016. In addition to his music career, he is currently pursuing an acting career. He has already appeared in the movies ‘MemE True Hollywood Story’ and ‘How to Be a Latin Lover.’ The first is a short film, while the second is a feature film. He has also appeared as a Native American in the music video ‘Pillow Talking’ by vocalist Lil Dicky. In 2018, he was appointed as himself in the self-titled television series.
Spence’s Personal Life
Orthopaedic Surgeon Steven Spence has a close relationship with his sibling. Steven is presently pursuing an acting career in Los Angeles, California. He has frequently collaborated with numerous internet personalities on social causes. In 2017, he collaborated with Jason Neubauer to support ‘The Santa Claus effect,’ an initiative aimed at promoting positive social media change.
Estimated Net Worth
Steven Spence is an American musician and composer with an estimated net worth of $75,000. Between 2006 and 2013, Steven Spence was the percussionist and keyboardist for the heavy metal band Black Tide.