Listen to Memories
DyMe-A-DuZin is the epitome of a rising star. Since emerging onto the music scene, the 20-year-old rap phenom has garnered the attention of hip-hop aficionados and music execs alike. The Brooklyn emcee wrote his first song at the age of 11, produced his first music video at the age of 14 and landed a major recording contract with Warner Bros Records at the age of 19.
DyMez captures the unique essence of a dynamic generation through his music, persona, and style. His vibrant and deft lyricism coupled with an ear for melody and strong hooks are a breath of fresh air amongst the realms of mainstream hip-hop. Though inspired by pioneers and influencers of rap, DyMez has succeeded in constructing a delivery that is distinctive to him alone – clever, clear, fresh, introspective, and cool.
This distinction has paved the way for this budding artist to work with hip-hop heavyweights, most notably producers Plain Pat and Emile who were featured on DyMez’ “20=X ” mixtape. As one of the front-men of Brooklyn’s own Phony Ppl (a visionary young band of rapper/singers, producers and musicians that are on the cutting edge of New York hip-hop's current renaissance), DyMez has had the opportunity to open for the likes of Theophilus London, Erykah Badu, and The Roots. As a solo artist, DyMez has prepared stages for hip hop’s elite; performing with Buckshot, and opening for Talib Kweli.
A captivating live performer, DyMez has graced stages locally and internationally with performances at venues such as SOB’s, Highline Ballroom, Williamsburg Music Hall, Santos Party House, The Roxy, and the fabulous Club Koko in London; music festivals and events, such as Howard Homecoming (solo), Afropunk and Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival (w/ Phony Ppl).
Whether through his music or performances, DyMez continues to build a huge following. He has gained steady traction on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, and is a mainstay on the music and lifestyle blog circuits.
With a solid start, DyMe-A-DuZin is ready to propel his career to the next level. The highly anticipated “A Portrait Of Donnovan” mixtape, DyMez first project with Warner Bros, boasts A&R by Dante Ross, features production by Plain Pat, Kaslow, Emile, Harry Fraud and Omen, and is a masterpiece to be uncovered. As the title presumes, the mixtape will draw listeners closer to the emcee - painting a clear picture of the skills, artistry, and unique perspective that DyMez has to offer to hip-hop’s world stage.
In preparation for the release, DyMez released videos for “Swank Sinatra” featuring Joey Bada$$, CJ Fly, and the late Capital Steez, as well as “New Brooklyn”, which premiered on Jay-Z’s Life+ Times site, and instantly hit the airwaves of New York’s Hot 97 Peter Rosenberg’s show, major blogs, and media outlets. DyMez rounded off the pre-release offerings with the introspective “Memories,” which features production by Harry Fraud.