Fat Daddy Has Been
We're an eight piece band featuring a horn section and two guitars, with sick vocal harmonies. We mix hip-hop, funk, rock, reggae, ska, into our own unique sound.
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WSTW 93.7 Hometown Hero Award Winners of 2011
*Best Hip Hop song, Summer Smile
*Best Live Performance
*Best Rapper, Marchitect
*Best Horn Section
*Voted 2009 best Hiphop band by WSTW 93.7FM
*Voted Best Album of the Year 2008, Best Rock Band, & Best Front Man by Out & About Magazine's Music Issue 2008!
*Voted Best Alternative Band at the Delaware Music Awards by Delaware Music Industry two years running 2007 & 2008!
* Winner of the Love and Action Battle of the Bands at the Grape Street Pub, Philadelphia PA 2006- Grand Prize Performing at the March of Millions in Cape Town South Africa.
* Winner of the Logan House Thursday Night Nightlife 2005.
* Winner of the Spark Magazine Summer Series September 2005.
"Not many bands can pull off just a diversified sound, they stand alone in Delaware as the best original band that's able to kick-start a party from the moment it hits the stage." -Ryan Cormier The News Journal 1/1/08
"THE FUNKY, FRESH AND NEW SOUND WE HAVE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR. FATDADDYHASBEEN WILL LIGHT UP A ROOM WITH THEIR LIVE PERFORMANCE!!" - Crazy Eddie, MD/ Morning show host, The New Rock Alternative WRXS Ocean City, MD
"FAT DADDY HAD THE CROWD BOUNCING TO THE POUNDING SKA-DRIVEN, HARD ROCKIN' RHYTHMS" -Greg Xenakes, Spark Magazine.
FIVE OUT OF FIVE STARS: "This is the best funk/hip-hop/reggae/emcee album I've heard, maybe, ever. Everything about this album, from the talent to the recording quality, is spot-on fucking perfect. Every tune is catchy, legit, and tight as hell - totally worth checking out."-Kevin Keating, Origivation Magazine
In a world of “cookie-cutter” bands, the challenge facing all musicians is how to create something truly unique and remain captivating while doing it. Although this is certainly no easy feat, Fat Daddy Has Been has successfully and seamlessly melded ska, rap, reggae, and rock into a completely original sound that they can truly call their own. Guaranteed to get your head bouncing and hips moving, this 7 piece band is quickly sweeping America; sharing stages with huge names like Sean “P Diddy” Combs, Mary J. Blige, Fat Joe, Ice- T, Kool Keith, Kurtis Blow, MC Breeze everflowin, Grand Agent, The Last Emperor, Aquarium Rescue Unit, The Toasters, Rusted Root, and Carl Denson.
Newest Album 2010: Cannot Kill My Music
Singles: Spell on me
Cannot Kill My Music ft. Dice Raw.
Self titled debut album-2003
played on WSTW 93.7, 98.1, & University of Delaware radio.
Who Wants Seconds? - 2008
single - "Steal my heart" WSTW 93.7, 98.1, & University of Delaware radio.
80% original with covers done to our taste. Our sets are 45 minutes to two hours depending on the night.
Covers we sometimes play:
Desmond Dekker: 007:
Sublime: Two Joints
James Brown: The Boss
Barrington Leevy: Broader Than Broadway
From Album Cannot Kill My Music
Spell on me
Kill My Music
Nickels and Dimes
Who Wants Seconds
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