Captures the unique essence of a dynamic generation through his music, persona, and style. His lyricism acts as a breath of fresh air amongst the realms of mainstream hip-hop
DYME-A-DUZINThe young man with the ironic moniker, known as Dyme-A-Duzin is a musical
Wunderkind and clearly music's next, big superstar! Hailing from Brooklyn, New York he's a musical prodigy who was singing in church choirs as early as 9 years old.
He comes from a rich, family lineage of natural performers. His Grandmother was a backup singer for the Isley Brothers and his Mother, a singer in the gospel group, Rizn. That soulfulness and an almost tangible spirituality can be heard in his music.
Another major influence is his mentor, Q the Prophet, a gospel MC who actually taught him song structure and gave him his MC name. "Rappers come a dime a dozen and I'm striving to be the artist that always stands out”. Dyme-A-Duzin easily achieves that goal.
Although he's only 23 he's logged more studio time than a lot of artist twice his age and he's released numerous songs with some of hip hop's biggest and brightest. Named one of the “10 New NY Rappers To Watch Out For by Complex” magazine, Dyme-A-Duzin is the voice of his generation.
Already making a name for himself Dyme got his first record deal when his
solo project, 20=X, caught the ear of Dante Ross. One of the producers
that contributed multiple tracks to 20=X, Plain Pat gave Dyme-A-Duzin's
demo to Dante Ross. Ross, a legendary music executive and producer,
who is one of the key figures in creating the golden age of hip hop has
signed and worked with De La Soul, Busta Rhymes and Latifah. Ross
heard those same previews of greatness in Dyme-A-Duzin’s rhymes.
Dyme-A-Duzin is the perfect bridge between classic rap music and the sound of a new
millenium. No matter if he’s performing with a band, as the lead singer
of the Artist's Collective, Phony Ppl or collaborating with other artists,
Joey BadA$$ or Casey Veggies, Dyme-A-Duzin is the one! He has
amassed over 100 high profile performances across the country (including
the Afropunk Festival, Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, SOB's, SXSW,
etc) and International stages (London, Toronto).
Dyme’s has also opened for musical royalty, Erykah Badu, Talib Kweli and the Roots his
single, “New Brooklyn” premiered on Jay-Z’s Life+Times site and got
immediate airplay in his hometown on Hot 97 with Peter Rosenberg. His
lyrics are indescribably fresh and vibrant while his melodies soar and flow
with a spiritual fervor Dyme-A-Duzin has a lot to say through his music.
Dyme-A-Duzin overwhelming style and keen fashion sense has garnered the attention of music blogs, casting agents and clothing brands, Dyme is a former lifestyle Brand Ambassador for Puma.
Dyme-A-Duzin is trending on Twitter with over 20.6 K followers, Instagram, over four
thousand followers, You Tube views at over 100 K, and his Facebook
Posts consistently receive over 10 thousand "Likes
Redefining his style with each song he is a true artist who is the epitome of
talent and dedication.
"A Portraint of Donnovan"
Shut up & Listen
New Brooklyn Remix
This is my world
Baggin Best Friend
This is My world