Definite

Definite

BandHip HopSoul

VIEW THE VIDEOS @ WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/DEFINITEMASS I write for the hip hop heads that love real music and lyricism, I write for the youth to have hope and not to be led by materialism and things only appealing to the eye. I write for the people

Biography

Born in South Minneapolis, Minnesota Definite grew up listening to the soul sounds of Bootsy Collins, Ohio Players,Prince, Maze, and Earth Wind and Fire. His childhood days in the Midwest met new dimensions when Definite reached the West Coast in 1996. It was then that he become drawn to lyricists like Common, Black Thought and Mos Def. Since 1998 Definite has been creating lyrics and rapping. He has made a few independent albums, collaborated in numerous group projects, and also recorded under Big Red Records in Orange County, California. His most current collaborations are with: Blu, Soul Cal, Satori K, Ophrap, J Black, Self Lion, Diverse, J Bizness, T-Nasty, Reverb, Roc Smith, Miguel, Glory, Diondre Jermaine, and D. Magana Definite’s deliverance and aesthetic have been likened to Black Thought and Common. He ascribes to the real essence of hip-hop, keeping it fresh with every turn of the table and at every beat. He’s recently started to perform with a live band, to create a different dynamic with his music listeners. His lyrics explore the hope, sorrow, enjoyment, and growth in everyday encounters. In the words of Definite: “I write for the hip hop heads that love real music and lyricism, I write for the youth to have hope and not to be led by materialism and things only appealing to the eye. I write for the people.” Definite can not be labelled, nor held to one definition. His music and lyrics constantly scrape at the underbelly of life and connect with the commonality of human existence.

Discography

Glory - From the Outside Looking in 2001
Breakin Rules - We Here Now (Big Red Records 2004)
Definite - Matters At Hand 2009

Set List

Dream, Materialistic, Yesterday, Sweet baby, Lock it Down