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"Localese: Profile"

Standing at 6-feet-6 inches, San Diego's DNA-1 has both bass for your face and life-affirming, energy-infused rhymes. His 2003 debut album, "It Pays 2B Humble" (Whiskey Records) pays homage to early hip-hop pioneers like Kool Herc and – of course – Run-DMC. DNA-1, aka Senyo Amoaku, spent time in hip-hop crew Natural Facts before going solo. Not since the Icons burst on the local hip-hop scene a few years ago has a San Diego product made so many waves. DNA-1 – along with Scales from Nappy Roots and Ahmad from 4th Avenue Jones – dish a lot of love for San Diego. Time to return the favor. - San Diego Union Tribune


"The Audience is Listening"- Natural Phacts- (1998)
"It Payz 2B Humble" - DNA-1- (Whisksey Records)- (2003)


Feeling a bit camera shy


DNA-1/ Non-Union
Stats: 6' 6" / 235 lbs / Dark Brown eyes / Black hair
A & R Management [Mgr] (310) 270-8835 (Los Angeles)
Credits Include:
Television - Preps:Chicago Hoops(2001)... composer
Film - Guilty or Innocent:Reasonable Doubt..."Gary James"...(Lead), Hollywood Homicide(2003)...extra
Mini Bio: Dynamic Urban Entertainer. Raised in Southern California most of his life, DNA-1 entered the entertainment industry at the age of seventeen as a composer on Fox Sports West documentary "Preps", since then DNA-1 has held positions from composer to production assistant, learning the ins and outs of the industry over the past several years. In addition to film, DNA-1 is also known as one of Southern California's rising Hip-Hop/ Urban Music Stars performing all over the western region from San Diego, Ca to San Francisco,CA to Las Vegas, NV and of course Los Angeles, CA. He has performed alongside the likes of Talib Kweli, Method Man, Redman, Erick Sermon, The Black Eyed Peas, Tha Liks, The Pharcyde, Nappy Roots, Slum Village, KRS-One and many more... DNA-1' s music has appeared on everything from TV Shows to DVD's to the big screen, as an entertainer/ performer/ composer he has worked with the likes of Russell Simmons, Stan lathan, Josh Hartnett, Harrison Ford, Kwame Amoaku, MC Lyte, Ludacris, Chingy and many more.

Sometimes Credited As: Senyo Amoaku/ DNA/ D.N.A/ Senyo/ S. Amoaku/ D.N.A-1

Actor- Filmography-
1.Guilty or Innocent: Reasonable Doubt..."Gary James"...(Lead)
2.Hollywood Homicide (2003)...Extra(Uncredited)

Composer- Filmography-
1. Hip-Hop Justice (2004) songs (uncredited)
2. F.E.D.S (2004) (song "Str8 2D Hardt) (as S. Amoaku)
3. Preps: Chicago Hoops (2001) songs
4. 50 Frenzy (2003) (song "Everythang") (as DNA)

Miscellaneous Crew- Filmography-
1. Industry (2005) (production assistant)