Ves120

Ves120

BandHip HopEDM

Simply intelligent feel good music.

Biography

Ves120 born Darius Rhyne is a DJ, Emcee, and producer based out Chicago, IL. With over 15 years of experience he as meticulously blended various styles of hip hop, house, and soul.

A product of the south suburban Robbins, he was introduced to DJing by his older brother who spun House and Hip Hop. 120 spent countless hours in the basement practicing his cuts and blends. It wasn’t long before he was selling mix tapes and DJing local basement and block club parties. While in high school he also started sharpening his emcee and production skills. His growing reputation for being "that kid with the beats and rhymes" led to countless cyphers and battles. Some of most notable battles were against Shawna, Ice Drake, and Kanye West, whom 120 battled in his high school gymnasium just minutes after graduating.

While studying Art and Design at Columbia College Chicago, along with Thaione Davis "120" formed the hip-hop duo Esoteric Deejayz. The two released a series of hip hop mix tapes entitled "When Tables Turn". In 2000 along a couple of college buddies and long time friends, he founded "Auragin Recording Group." 120 played a major role in the production, recording, and graphic design of projects such as A.O.S's "Rhymes in The Key of Life" and "Equilibrium Complex", Tha Thinka's "Breaking Water" and Emesbe's "Effective Communication."

120 is currently working on projects for Black Pegasus Music including a full length LP and continuing his genre bending mixtape series “Turnstyles.” You can also catch him spinning at Chicago’s US Beer Company and every forth Saturday on Chicago’s 88.5FM WHPK.

Discography

A.O.S- Equilibrium Complex (producer)
Tha Thinka - Breaking Water (producer,songwriter)
Emesbe - Effective Communication (producer)
Turstyles vol.1 (Mix Tape)