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Yung D Rhodes

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2002 | INDIE

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States | INDIE
Established on Jan, 2002
Solo Hip Hop Indie


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"Bringing Hip Hop to Church"

Daytona "Day-Day" Rhodes, 15 shuffled and hoped as he rapped, his knees pumping up and down like a metronome, bass rumbling filling the pews with mostly teens and neighborhood children.

posted August 15, 2005
Mark Johnson - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Hello supporters we are a fresh and new radio station based out of the Milwaukee, WI area. WGCE FM Radio is an internet based radio station. Our 3p.m.-6p.m. show called the “Drive time traffic Show/with the host D Rhodes” is syndicated over 41 stations within the USA 20 being FM and 20 begin AM also well as our own station. Our direct website and listening stream is We also have a download application that can be downloaded through the playstore upon smartphones. The app is Oi2 Media and you are to browser WGCEFMRadio. We are a 24 hour stream licensed company that offers radio shows, marketing, promotions, party hosting, DJ services, and we have competitive prices. We are the home of indie artists. WGCE FM Radio provides a platform to allow the listeners to hear indie artist of all genres music for the first time. We have established a relationship with Hip Hop legend and pioneer Kurtis Blow. We are looking to connect and do business with all you entertainment lovers out there. - WGCEFMRADIO

"Peace in the streets 2016"

MILWAUKEE -- Bringing peace with music. On the heels of one of the most violent months ever in the City of Milwaukee, one group came together to promote positivity. They're using hip-hop to spread their message.Peace in the Streets

It has been said music can be medicine and at Hampton and 39th Street, artists are hoping their songs heal a community.

"We need it now more than ever," said Daytona Rhodes, Peace in the Streets.

Daytona Rhodes
Daytona Rhodes
Their messages of positivity are heard in their lyrics.

Artists like Daytona Rhodes, are trying to connect the young people in the crowd.

"It's time to love again," said Rhodes.

Rhodes' life was changed by violence. His cousin was killed in 2011. It inspired him to start "Peace in the Streets."Peace in the Streets

Saturday, he performed what he called "holy hip-hop" at the Victory Temple church.

"It's a lot of people hurting. It's a lot of people hurting how we're hurting," said Rhodes.

The event comes on the heels of a very violent August. 24 people were killed in Milwaukee -- the highest monthly total in 25 years. - Fox 6 News

"Concert featuring Kurtis Blow and Daytona Rhodes planned in downtown Rockford"

ROCKFORD — Kingdom Authority Church plans a free hip-hop and rap concert starting at 4 p.m. Sunday in the church parking lot, 518 N. Court St.

The Rev. Melvin Brown said the concert will feature “legendary” rap artist Kurtis Blow and Daytona Rhodes, an artist, producer and president of WGCE FM Radio in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, among others.

It is meant as part of Brown’s efforts to give youth positive events and activities.

“I am always trying to reach the young people and encourage them to stop the violence,” Brown said. -

"Peace in the Streets launches from Rockford"

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR)--26 year old Daytona Rhodes saw a need to bring peace back to the streets after his cousin was killed...And while he is from Milwaukee himself Rhodes in coordination with Brandon Gordon feels Rockford is a great place to kick off due to the high crime rate, but also the growing relationship between the community and police.
"It's time to love again," explained Rhodes. "This is what this is all about."
Those in attendance agree that love is the message needed to stop the violence and bring the community together.
"We all gotta love one another," said Ken Hennesy. "You know that's the whole thing, God made every one of us.And we gotta take care of one another."
Peace in the Streets will tour through all 50 states and hopes to leave each community it goes through stronger and filled with love -

"Kingdom Authority Hosts "Peace in the Streets""

ROCKFORD - Music fills the air as Stateline residents gathered at Kingdom Authority Saturday. The community turning out for an afternoon of fellowship and good food to bring peace to the streets, inviting officers to do the same.

“Let them know that we still love them, that there's hope for our city. We try to use music and art to reach young people,” said Participant Jose Sanchez.

Organizers hope the event in Rockford strengthens bonds within the community-translating into a lower crime rate.

“It's about stopping the violence in the community, getting everybody to come together, and love on each other. It's time to love again. This is what this is all about, peace in the streets. Let's stop this violence, let's come together and let's love Jesus at the same time,” said Event Organizer Daytona Rhodes.

"With all of this crime going on, young people are losing their lives and we just wanted to reach out and show: Chicago, Rockford Illinois, Florida, Memphis, Tennessee that we all can come together as one,” said Participant Erick Perkins.

“In our nation, we all need to unite a little bit more, show a little bit more love,” said Sanchez.

Violent crime in Rockford has climbed over the past year but Perkins says that events like this show a brighter future, for future leaders.

“Helping them (kids) realize what they already should know…whether they want to be a lawyer, a doctor, a singer-show them that they can be bigger than circumstances that we face in our community,” said Perkins. -


Radio air play (Hip Hop CONNECTION JOY 1340, 1560,
"The Best of DAy-Day"

Hip Hop Church Vol II out Now on Amazon and Itunes
GET IT OUT REMIX" featuring Kurtis Blow Radio Air play (V100.7 and Iheart Radio)

Airplay on WGCE FM RADIO,101.3 fm.102.5fm



Daytona"Day-Day" Rhodes was born and raised in Milwaukee Wisconsin on May 1st, 1990.  Daytona, his cousin Edwin, a friend on the block T.J  put together a rap using some old school music and they remeberized all the verses overnight, at the age of 12 years old. The group began to experience difficulties and they soon broke-up. Shorlty after the break-up Christian Faith Fellowship Church gave a rap concert and invited "Cross Movement" and they inspired him. In 2004 his mother formed a management company Godzchild ENT., and then he released a single called "God or Nothin",which featured ""LV", Youneek, Jasiah, Hawaii, & Arketa. He worked with outside producers Famous Productions, N.O.E. Productions, & Valejoe Johnson. International Recording Artist Luis Pizzaro & Serita Campbell
He has performed in major venues such as Juneteenth Day, African World Festival, National Hip Hop Showcase At Shiloh Temple In Minnesota, Gospelfest, NAACP, Gospel Music Workshop of America, Taste of Milwaukee Soul, The Rave, US Celluar Arena & MLK Back to School. He has earned several awards such as April 2005 "Male New Artist of the Year Award" at the Hip Hop Connection Awards Night In Milwaukee. April 2006 received an award for Best Hook of the year "Let's Ride". He has shared the stage with Xross, K-Drama, Mizz Reality, Scribe & Emc, Rico Love, Jacob Latimore, Lache Martin, Rodney Cunningham, Kurtis Blow, Canton Jones, Mr. Del, Ambassador Lee,Mase,Tye Tribbet,Smokie Norful,Marvin Sapp and Many More. He was also selected by the Holy Hip Hop Global Community and EMI Gospel as one of the 90 in the country during a internet poll and went on to be selected in round #2 as one of the top 40 in the country for the compilation distributed worldwide :Taking the Gospel to the Streets Volume #4. On the occasion of his 3rd anniversary in music ministry October 2006 Wisconsin State Senator Lena C. Taylor recognized him with a Citation of Commedation from the State of Wisconsin, Wheareas Daytona Rhodes has used his talents to encourage a community, city and a nation to just "Hold ON" in times of distress, turmoil and unrest, Through Gods power, brings a message of deliverance, faith, salvation to young and old alike. He received a Commendation from The Wisconsin State Assembly & State; Representative Jason M. Fields in recognition of his involvement in the Destiny Youth Leadership Program on April 24th 2007. He took home the AP Gospel Award 2008 and has shared the stage with Henry Sapp. He was appointed President of Godzchild Entertainment, Digital Distribution Krush Gospel Records, and Label Godzchild Ent. signed on with Genesis Entertainment Enterprises Where the Ceo/Founder is Kurtis Blow Walker Daytona is was Nominated for 4 Awards at inferno Urban Music Awards August 2013. He is currently the president of which is an internet based radio station. The radio show that he host is "The Drive Time Traffic" it is syndicated over 40 different stations. 2107 He crossed over to Hip Hop as a Indie Artist. 2018 CEO of Heavy Management where he signs his 1st Artist D Money Green. He performed 4 years  2015-2018 at Summerfest with Bibbi Adell on the Renegade Stage and has a standing slot to book other artist for the Renegade Stage, Summerfest is The Largest Festival in the world.

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