“Gotta Be Free ft. ART” Music Video Releases Today

A wild ride was in store after Master T.C. & The Visitors collaborated with director Anthony “Rory” Tran (ART A Reasonable Truth aka Trippy T) on his upcoming psychological thriller Obliquity: Imagery of the Unknown in 2011 by contributing the thematic single “La Dee Dah”. When other songs like “Gotta Be Free” were also submitted, ART felt like something could enhance the intro. He wrote a rap, recorded it and submitted it to the band who then liked it so much, that they got it mixed and mastered by a music connection at Atlantic Records – and soon after announced it as their newest single with the music video premiere here on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

The video was shot at the infamous Ohio State Reformatory prison where Hollywood movies like Shawshank Redemption, Air Force One and the new Sylvester Stallone movie Escape Plan 3 was filmed right after MTCATV. Lil Wayne’s “Go DJ” music video was also filmed there. ART flew from Los Angeles back to his home state to perform his part last August. The video features Victorian costumes and a jailbreaking storyline. 

See behind the scenes!

As ART finds a way to escape the prison-vibes of society, can he help free Master T.C. and the Visitors from the enemy guard played by Billy Sunday

Master T.C. & The Visitors premiere 2nd music video featuring ART A Reasonable Truth

Production still from “Gotta Be Free ft. ART” by Master T.C. & The Visitors

ART currently has released 2 singles for his upcoming 11 track debut album Centerpiece including the club banger “Get Down With It!” and the hip-hop chill jam “Centerpiece” with a Febraury 9, 2K18 album release date. The third single “Ready” will release next Friday on the 26th and there may be up to 3 more songs planned for single releases from the record.

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ART Premieres Club Song “Get Down With It!”

Happy New Year’s Eve everyone! The new club banger by ART is sure to make lovers of dance music go wild as we bring in 2K18 with “Get Down With It!” Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to get down with it!

Stream/Download “Get Down With It!”

The instrumental beat is produced by Sonanze and has “Centerpiece” singer ART on the track laying some dirty vocals chanting:

“Get down with an altered feeling/It comes and goes on/Get down with a “won’t-stop” feeling/I know I can lose control/Get down with a monster feeling/Get down and let it go/When we begin the chain/You gotta get down on the dance floor!” 

“Get Down With It!” is a party anthem for those who like high energy dance tracks with smooth breakdowns and wild sounds that you can’t help but jump up and down to. I mean, at least my friends and I can’t stop listening. And we like “Centerpiece” but damn – this may be even better. It’s that good. 

A Reasonable Truth AKA Anthony “Rory” Tran has worked with (and plans on working with more on the an already planned second album) musician Sonanze AKA Mikhail Sinenko on this EDM anthem who also created the music tracks to “Unfreeze (2012)” and “Shimmer Of Longing” amongst many others – unlike the recent release of “Centerpiece” who was made by beatmaker A-Rhyme also known as Aaron Byrd. 

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ART Premieres New Single “Centerpiece”

The new single just dropped – and it went right down your chimney. Happy holidays! With the current state of pop music, just like the film industry, there’s been a lot of hit and misses with overplayed reboots and lackluster content (and lyrics) that seems to cater to the American dollar rather than the beauty and craft of art with the real gems lying in the underground. A new surprise has arrived: introducing ART.

Play and get the new single “Centerpiece”.

Centerpiece single art. Photo by Victor Alarcon. Digital graphic by Tony Soto.

Here at Trippy Tran Films, we believe in inspiring, motivating and making positive moves in mainstream media. We are pleased to present the new single from singer, rapper, lyricist, multi-genre artist Anthony Rory Tran who goes by the name of ART – which also stands for A Reasonable Truth, and has originally released music under the pseudonym Trippy T

Fans of pop, hip-hop, cruising-style, electronic infused music will be pleased to know a song called “Centerpiece”  is a life-jam calling everyone a centerpiece with lyrics: “Look now you’re the centerpiece/Saying everybody get like me”.

ART’s debut album CENTERPIECE is set for an early 2018 release and will have 11 original songs.

The music industry is mentioned in verse 2: “Octacables wrapped around me like a label/When it takes hold own the heart and let go” stating that octopus tentacles acting as cables can hold the ‘centerpiece’ tight and you may even go to the degree of interpreting those lyrics as people being constricted by the idea of money rather than the craft.

ART’s debut album of the same name is set to drop early 2018 with more singles to be released. What are your thoughts on “Centerpiece” as a new hit song? ART will also be featured on the new Master T.C. and the Visitors “Gotta Be Free” video set to drop in January. Hear that song here.

Exclusive behind the scenes Snapchat of the new music video “Gotta Be Free feat. ART” :

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Visual ART Book Celebrates the Original Talent of Anthony “Rory” Tran’s 3 Years In California 

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Award-winning multi-media production company Trippy Tran Films is original, mind-bending, colorful and fresh. A “trip” around the site will show you how many projects our team’s created from short films, feature films, music videos, songs, commercials, travel Vlogs and more and just because you’ve seen one thing doesn’t mean you’ve discovered it all and trust, there’s plenty to be seen for all tastes.

See 40 Days Of Success – The Interview

Celebrating 3 years in Los Angeles after moving from Cincinnati, OH (yes, thats where Steven Spielberg is from, where Kroger is a grocery store and the birth of the first national baseball team was signed: Redlegs), the Trippy Tran Man is now in California making moves and a new visual photo art book is now available to showcase all the hard work and adventure. From our own original content to working on several more series’ plus, a look at the new promotional music of ART A Reasonable Truth aka Trippy T, the photo book is as vivid as it is informative and limited quantities are hitting the market. 

Get your copy today! Makes a GREAT GIFT!

Tran is even convinced after creating the first major community film project in Cincinnati Obliquity: Imagery of the Unknown that it brought Hollywood production companies to the city – interested in filming there after doing so much with his team since 2008. The book itself will reflect on 9 years of filmmaking including bits on the 3 he spent in Los Angeles so far.

A few pages have been released. You can order this exclusive book by emailing TrippyTranFilms@gmail.com 


Since this is a rarity, the price is a little high but worth it for any fan or those interested in our work. This 40 page full color photo book costs $80 to print and ship and is being sold from us for $100 with all proceeds going to the #ObliquityMovie sound mixing fund for release. Support our team and order a copy today or donate any amount via PayPal to TrippyTran@gmail.com

Be sure to check out ART A REASONABLE TRUTH with new music coming 2018.


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40 Days Of Success – The Interview with Filmmaker Anthony “Rory” Tran

Filmmaker, writer, director, producer, actor, singer, rapper, editor Anthony “Rory” Tran highlights the talents and collaborations from Cincinnati to Los Angeles including short films, feature films, commercial work and more. Includes a look at the future work of TrippyTran and ART.

Discover an in-depth look at all 40 Days Of Success!

Back in March, you may have seen #40DaysOfSuccess on social media by multi-talented filmmaker, actor, singer/rapper, DJ, etc. Anthony “Rory” Tran as each day, he posted something to be proud of in the independent film community to industry media work. Now come end of September, the Tran Man shares his experiences producing Denizen, directing/writing Wreckfest, what’s going on with Obliquity: Imagery of the Unknown and The Official Trippy Tran Films Shorts Collection, plus the new show Choices: An Interactive Story and an exclusive look at working on his debut pop album.

Something tells me this is just the beginning as grounds aren’t all covered (see the in-depth look at 40 Days Of Success above) as projects he ran camera for and DP’d like Maery Queens, The United Estates of America, PALS, and assisting photo booths for Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards aren’t mentioned here – and we can assume that it will be discussed in the future. However, there is a lot already covered in 40 Days Of Success – The Interview and fans will be pleased to know that Tran is on the move to complete new releases with this visual update.

What are your thoughts on #40DaysOfSuccess? How long until another 40 more successes are completed would you say for this ambitious film maker?

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Video Edited by Tony Soto and Anthony Tran

Original Music by Billy Burton

Wanna see Tran loosen up and interviewed in person?
See Lance “The Kaiman Guy” interview Anthony “The Rory Man” in the first of a series of 40 Days Of Success interviews and what his take on the project was. BONUS!


ART, Formally Trippy T, to Release New Music by 30th Birthday


The electro hip-pop singer, rapper, writer with inspirational and motivational lyrics artist Anthony “Rory” Tran is now going by ART which stands not only for his known-by initials, but is the acronym for “A Reasonable Truth”, which has made its debut launch on social media platforms and with the new music page on bandcamp and also @areasonabletruth on IG and @areasonabletrth on Twitter – purposely missing the “U” conveying the message that there is only a reasonable truth with YOU and it’s up to “U” to find it.

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Before changing his name:

40 Days of Success – The Interview coming soon!

“Trippy T was cool and so many people still call me it, like, when we recently shot Master T.C.’s “Gotta Be Free” music video at The Ohio State Reformatory the band and the crew all referred to me as that. I debuted that name in 2011 with our contest entry for Arby’s going with our production company Trippy Tran Films. I’m Trippy Tran. I’m Trippy T. My middle initial is actually T but so many people knew me in the day as Rory that it stuck and it does showcase my personality.

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Episode 2 “DTLB” Takes #MVILA2 On A New Adventure to The Loop 

Now that the season 2 intro is out, it’s time for the tripsters to take an adventure on Ocean Blvd with a psychedelic journey taking us to colorful downtown Long Beach, California – where Tran currently lives – making episode 2 titled “DTLB” an unforgettable experience.

In season 1, our visit to Long Beach included the Aquarium of the Pacific, the Rainbow Harbor tour, and a look at the Queen Mary. This time, it’s nightlife in LB with a visit to The Federal Bar, Rock Bottom Brewery, the Grand Prix fiber optic landmark The Loop and more as Erin enjoys her 4/20 evening in LA County while having a blazin’ good time!

Viewers get to see the Obliquity actress get a little tipsy, similarly to what we saw in season 1 when Alicia, Trippy T and Legend go to Venice Beach. The “liquid courage” takes her and Randy around the beautiful rainbow city, sharing moments that remind us of the original My Vacation In Cincinnati – the short film about a couple who wins tickets to Cincinnati, Ohio – as Erin points out all the unique scenery and even asks to be put on top of The Loop. Daring!

Ashley Hernandez (AKA Ash Nicole) from the My Vacation In LA – Top 10 Countdown season 1 video makes a dashing return for season 2 in this episode and is joined by videographer Anthony “Rory” Tran (AKA Trippy T) as he hosts and records the show again.  Be sure to check out Ashley Hernandez in the web series Mæry Queens.

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Ashley Hernandez, Erin Wilkin and Randy Roy in My Vacation In LA season 2.

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Episode 3 is set to release on the first day of summer, June 20, 2017.

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