Sean La Grande (born January 12, 1994), better known by his stage name RetroIsAwesome (or R$A), is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer from Plainfield, New Jersey. He brings a unique sound to the industry; one that is filled with nostalgic samples, electrifying drums, and avant garde flows. In 2014, R$A released his breakout album Cuban Linx, which served as his introduction to the game as it was featured on major Hip Hop platforms such as The Source MagazineHotNewHipHopRespect Magazine, and many others. Since then, RetroI$Awesome has continued to stir up the pot with major releases like "72-10" (EP) [Produced by Lex Luger &  K3YFLO], and "I Just Might" a single which features a verse from A$AP Rocky's newest signee, KEY!, just to name a couple. He is considered to be one of the most prominent upcoming artists in New Jersey hip-hop culture due to his extensive catalog of projects, singles,
and collaborations and continues to globalize.

R$A’s music can be found all over the web via sites such as SoundcloudSpotifyiTunesPandora, and Youtube just by searching the name “RetroI$Awesome”.