Daylow

Daylow

BandR&BFunk

Daylow is a 8 piece band from NJ. Their sound fuses many styles of music including Funk, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Drum n Bass, Reggae, Rock, and Dance. The interaction between the rhythmic vocals and live instruments create a blend of high energy, party style hip-hop with a jazzy lyricist lounge groove.

Biography

Dust off your boom boxes, fishbowl platforms and throw on your best three piece suit. The nostalgic sound of Hyphen One and Daylow cross-pollinates the stylings of hip-hop, funk, soul, reggae and latin music to keep audiences moving. With groove oriented rhythms, infectious melodies, and seductive harmonies; Hyphen One and Daylow stimulate the mind, body and soul. If you can dig it, we'll fill the hole. So get up, get down; move it on all around, front to back, side-to-side, cause we're making you feel all right! And here's proof:

Hyphen One & Daylow have everything needed to satisfy the musical cravings of the masses. They're an 8 piece band; including front man eMCee Hyphen One, female vocalist Ruby, full horn section, and percussionist. They have a respectable and surprising resume of national acts, industry affiliations, and have performed at countless venues all over the East Coast.

"I See the World" off of their 7 song EP Hyphen One and Daylow released in 2005 was the #1 selected song by Industry Panel Judges out of thousands of independent bands for a "Download For The Cure" Compilation CD Competition. Since then, they've been sharpening their skills - writing, playing and working on their collective sound.

In the summer of 2008 they released their first independent full-length album Ill Regular mixed by Chris Badami (Crash Romeo, Dillinger Escape Plan) and mastered by Scott Hull (Steely Dan, Herbie Hancock, John Mayer, Ziggy Marley). With over 200 copies sold at their CD release party, and more selling like hotcakes on I-tunes and CD baby, this group is on the rise - steadily touring, gaining fans, friends, exposure and industry attention.

Individually and/or collectively performed at:

-2008 Dewey Beach Music Festival (Dewey Beach, DE)
-2008 Millennium Music Festival (Harrisburg, PA)
-2008 American Music Festival (Harrisburg, PA)
-Madison Square Garden (New York City)
-Randall's Island (New York, NY)
-I-Zod Center (Rutherford, NJ)
-Prudential Center (Newark, NJ)
-NJPAC (Newark, NJ)
-PNC Arts Center (Holmdel, NJ)
-The Bitter End (New York, NY)
-Maxwell's (Hoboken, NJ)
-The Bowery Poetry Club (New York City)
-The Knitting Factory (New York City)
-Castaways (Ithaca, NY)
-Crash Mansion (New York City)
-The Lions Den (New York City)
-Southpaw (Brooklyn, NY)
-Mexicali Blues (Teaneck, NJ)
-Baker Theater (Dover, NJ)
-Stanhope House (Stanhope, NJ)

Individually and collectively performed/collaborated with:

-Cappa Donna (Wu-Tang)
-Godfrey Diamond
-Masta Killah (Wu-Tang)
-Omega (Fugees)
-Lordz of Brooklyn
-King Django
-DJ Rob Swift
-Eternia
-Cannibal Ox
-Likwid Thoughts
-Kenny Muhammad
-RA The Rugged Man
-Chuck D
-El Da Sensei
-C-Rayz Walls
-Tame One
-Naughty By Nature
-EZ Elpee
-Dwayne Sumal
-Beatbox Entertainment
-Surface
-DJ Watts
-Quincy Patrick
-Pace Won (Outsidaz)
-Michael Winslow (of Police Acadamy and Geico commercial)

For more information please see:
www.daylow.net
www.myspace.com/daylow
www.youtube.com/daylow

Lyrics

Break Spit Paint Spin

Written By: Hyphen One and Daylow

HYPHEN-ONE & DAYLOW – “BREAK SPIT PAINT SPIN”

HOOK
BREAK, SPIT, PAINT, SPIN
BREAK, SPIT, PAINT, SPIN
HIP-HOP IS UPROCKING AND POPPING AND LOCKING
HIP-HOP IS UPROCKING AND POPPING AND LOCKING

VERSE 1
I BREAK YOU OFF WITH A BREAK SO BREAKERS TAKE OVER THE FLOOR
THE RECORD MAKING THE RECORD BREAKING TAKE OVER THE SHOW
DIG IN THE CRATES I GOT EIGHT OTHER BREAK RECORDS THEIR NEXT TO
ROC RAIDA NOT THERE NEXT TO AFRIKKA BAMBATAA YEAH
CRAZY LEGS OR ROCKSTEADY READY TO RUN THE CITY
BET HE SLICE THE PETTY AND GASSED LIKE GETTY CATS TO CONFETTI
STALL SIX STEPPING HEAD SPINNING WINNING WITH
BATTLE ROUTINES BATTLE THE BADDEST BREAKER BATTLE THE B
BOYS SHAOLIN TO BABYLON BATTLE ON BLACK OR BROWN
JERZ TO BOOGIE DOWN QUEENS OR WHEREVER THERE’S B
GIRLS I KNOW YOU’RE SMELLING IT IT’S AN ELEMENT
AIN’T NO TELLING WHAT COLOR MELININ AND I BE YELLING IT
A CULTURE NOT VIOLENCE JAZZ SAMPLES AND VIOLINS
EIGHT O EIGHTS ON THE BASS THE BREAK THE BREAKERS
THE MONEY MAKERS THE MONEY TAKERS MOVERS AND SHAKERS
GET OUT MY FACE ALL YA’LL MOVE FAKERS

HOOK
BREAK, SPIT, PAINT, SPIN
BREAK, SPIT, PAINT, SPIN
HIP-HOP IS UPROCKING AND POPPING AND LOCKING
HIP-HOP IS UPROCKING AND POPPING AND LOCKING

VERSE 2
WHATEVER YOU WANNA DO WHEREVER WHENEVER MAN
PULL MY LEVER I’M CLEVER A LEGEND LIKE THE REVEREND
RUN’S MAINSELECTA SPIN RECORDS CHECK IT I RECKON
I AM A WRECKING MACHINE FLEXING AND TESTING MY TEAM
SIPPING A BECK’S IN THE BEAM I’VE BEEN ELECTED
THE BEST OF BEST LEAVE YOU NAKED BUTT NAKED CHECK IT YOU HATING
THE FLOWS I’M BAKING ARE HOTTER THAN STEAM HOTTER THAN WINNING LOTTO HOTTER THAN A LOT OF BOTTLES OF AMOREDDO SOUR I BE
SPITTING WRITTEN OR NOT WRITTEN
WE WERE GIVEN THIS GOD GIVEN TALENT I GOT TO GIVE IT
100% I LIVE IT I FEEL I HEAR IT SEE IT I
BE IT YO YOU CAN’T BEAT
IF YOU DON’T FEEL IT YOU AIN’T REALER YOU JUST A KILLER OF THIS
HIP-HOP CULTURE I BE THE AMBASSADER
AIN’T THE BROTHER WHO’S GASSING YOU STASHING THE SPORT PASSING THE TORCH
OF NATIVE TOUNGES I’M TAKING IT RUNNING WITH IT WONDERING
WHY YOU HATING ON IT AND WITH IT YOU AIN’T WITH IT I GUESS I
GOT TO GIVE IT UP TO THE DEVIL LIVING INSIDE OF YOU
MINUS THE FORTUNE MINUS THE FAME MINUS THE WHACK
ASS GAME HIP-HOP IS ONE AND THE SAME

HOOK
BREAK, SPIT, PAINT, SPIN
BREAK, SPIT, PAINT, SPIN
HIP-HOP IS UPROCKING AND POPPING AND LOCKING
HIP-HOP IS UPROCKING AND POPPING AND LOCKING

BRIDGE
THIS FOR HIP-HOP, THIS FOR JERSEY
WE RIGHT HERE FOR AMERICA, WE RIGHT HERE FOR THE WORLD
THIS FOR HIP-HOP, THIS FOR JERSEY
WE RIGHT HERE FOR AMERICA, WE RIGHT HERE FOR THE WORLD
THIS FOR HIP-HOP, THIS FOR JERSEY
WE RIGHT HERE FOR AMERICA, WE RIGHT HERE FOR THE WORLD
THIS FOR HIP-HOP, THIS FOR JERSEY
WE RIGHT HERE FOR AMERICA, WE RIGHT HERE FOR THE WORLD

BEATBOX BREAK

HOOK
BREAK, SPIT, PAINT, SPIN
BREAK, SPIT, PAINT, SPIN
HIP-HOP IS UPROCKING AND POPPING AND LOCKING
HIP-HOP IS UPROCKING AND POPPING AND LOCKING

Discography

Daylow (EP)
Ill Regular

Set List

Typical sets can run anywhere from 45 minutes to 2 hours of solid entertainment, depending on the requirement of the venue or event.

Typical Setlist:

Yeah
Ill Regular
Jersey
I Remember
My Girl and My Radio
I See The World
Carnival
To Use You
Salary Cap
2AM
Pure Unleaded Freedom
Break Spit Paint Spin
We Won't Tell