Detroit native, Robert Harris grew up listening to the music of George Benson, Stevie Wonder, Hall & Oats and the song writers of the seventies. It was there that his musical aspirations began at the early age of 12. At 16, he began playing guitar and within a year was playing throughout the Detroit area. In 1978, Robert made his way to the Seattle area. He spent several years touring the west coast before heading south to Los Angeles. Within a year of being in L.A. Robert signed with West Management & Record Company where they produced Harris' first CD project "Don't Wait".