DDQ

DDQ

BandR&BHip Hop

Biography

DDQ

DDQ the R&B group was formed in 2001 by Dontavious Vancliff in Philadelphia, the group consist of four (4) members all from Philadelphia; Brian Seagraves 20, Omar “Osinee” Alexander 19, Dontavious “DJ” Vancliff 20, and Josh Banks 21. Groups such as New Edition, Jodeci, and the Jackson 5 have inspired them. They have blended the sounds of their favorite groups to come up with the DDQ Sound. After two (2) years of practicing and performing cover tunes, DDQ was introduced to Osinee’ s cousin Charlene who at the time was doing some A&R work for an independent label called KeyLife Records. After that chance meeting, Charlene put them in her car and drove them to one of KeyLife’s executives door for a not rehearsed performance. After hearing the young gentlemen, they were immediately signed to a development deal and put in the studio. Since that day in November, DDQ has developed over ten (10) songs and even shot a video for their debut single “Stuck on Freeze”.

In August 2004, DDQ performed at the Billboard Hip Hop and R&B Music Conference in Miami where they were given a standing ovation by Billboard staff and attendees.
These young guys are awesome, we loved them………..Joanna Johnson, Billboard

In August 2004, DDQ was asked to perform at Philadelphia’s most prestigious summer event, Unity Day where they open up the R&B stage.
These guys are future stars……… Butter Ball, WDAS Music Director

October 2004, DDQ performed the Star Spangled Banner for the grand opening of two (2) Wal-mart stores in Philadelphia.
Their performance was phenomenal……………..Daniel Justice, Regional Manager

November 12, 2004, DDQ appeared on WUSL Power 99 FM to debut their single “Stuck on Freeze”.
That song is hot…………….Uncle Otis, on air personality.

DDQ is currently putting together a College Promotional Tour. In addition, they are in negotiations with Concert Promoters to be the opening acts for such artist as Jill Scott, Gerald Levert, Alicia Keys, and Chingy.

DDQ, which stands for “Don’t Doubt or Question”, is destined to be the next big thing out of Philly.

And the rest will be HISTORY.

Set List

Cupid by 112
Stuck on Freeze
Burn by Usher
I Remember
You can be the one

A typical set last approximately 1/2 hr