Did ATL Lil Trap House Pop Up Museum really represent the “Trap House” & “Trap Music” empire here in Overtown Miami where the most remembered Street Legends made Trap history in the early 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. ATL Lil Trap House came and centered itself in the heart of Overtown 9th & 2nd Ave for Martin Luther King (MLK) Weekend a three-day event. Making Lil Trap House pop-up a major social media headliner and eye-popping museum including a Rick Ross Belaire exhibit. Speaking o
Gospel Gabe was born Gabriel Wilson in the tough streets of Brooklyn, New York. Growing up in the '80s, Gabe spent much of his childhood very active in church with his grandfather. With his biological father being absent for the vast majority of his life, his grandfather was his primary father figure. Together they would sing gospel songs as well as recite the holy word. Here is where began to develop a lifelong relationship with the Lord that would transcend the tests of ti
One thing we really appreciate here at WKMT-DB DAGR8FM is homegrown talent. For that very reason we had to shed light on one of the hottest up and coming artists out of the Sunshine State right now "Miike Genne". Originally from Tampa Florida, Genne spent much of his upbringing traveling about much of the country always being exposed to new cultures and customs from people of all walks of life. One thing that always remained consistent in his life, however, was music. These
“Only Wallace” is one of the very few to go against the grain to make waves in the music industry wearing Akron on his back. When you think of Akron, a city in northern Ohio, the first thing that usually comes to mind is basketball legend Lebron James. Besides that, there isn’t much to remember about this small industrial town known primarily for its rubber tire plants. The music scene is virtually non-existent with many artists migrating to nearby music hubs like Chicago
Hailing all the way from the motherland, WKMT-DB DAGR8FM presents the up and coming international sensation "Nuw". Originally from Nairobi Kenya, Nuw, born Brian Kangethe, emigrated to Canada around the turn of the century. He was raised in a very traditional African household with very strict parents that always stressed the importance of academic excellence. Whenever he found the chance to get his head out of the school books he would dive into the wonderful world of music
At the corner of Lulu and Westnedge on the northside of Kalamazoo, Michigan is where you’d find up and coming artist “Tha Paperboy”. Growing up as a product of a poverty stricken neighborhood exposed to drugs, violence, and crime like the majority of his peers, Reez spent much of his childhood planning a way out. He needed an escape from the life that got his father arrested when he was 1 year old. Music was the avenue he chose. At the age of 12 he began writing his own m
Elijah Rosario is a 26 year old singer-songwriter from Raleigh, North Carolina. With his chill, humble demeanor this up and coming superstar stuns his listeners with the quality and ingenuity that goes into his music. His relationship with music began back in his early childhood days as a young 5 year old playing with drum sets that was nearly bigger than him in his family’s local church. He never looked back from there honestly, his love for music followed him all the way
All the way from Indianapolis, Indiana Dagr8FM presents Haven Ways. Born June 8th, 1996 Haven Ways is the youngest of 5 children introduced to the world of music by a cousin named Deejay. Growing up, his life was far from perfect. Diagnosed with A.D.H.D. as a youth, Haven Ways struggled to excel academically and socially amongst his peers. Family life was not ideal either, both of his parents were together for the beginning of Haven Way’s life into his adolescent years.
By Lamar Exilus Kovan Baldwin is a R&B/Soul artist that was born in Seattle, WA raised in Minneapolis, MN and is really starting to make waves of his own throughout the music industry. With musical influences from The Temptations, Michael Jackson, Prince, Usher, Ne-Yo and NSYNC. Based on the music that I listen to, he his created his own unique style that has him the last man standing buzzing all over the world. His style is R&B/Soul mixed with a little bit of pop music and
Joel817 is an up-and-coming artist on a mission to become the next “El Capitan” of the Wild, Wild, West. Born in Austin, Texas to a Mexican family but raised throughout the state, Joel817 wears the whole Lonestar state on his back. Everything is bigger in Texas as they say; the cars, the shoes, the hats... everything. This man’s music is no different. He proudly reps his hood to the fullest embracing all that is Texas hip hop music. Heavily influenced by rappers such as
From a small town called Rock Hill in South Carolina Dagr8fm presents “XIII” aka “13”. He comes from a very musical upbringing surrounded by producers and musicians alike. Music has been running through his veins since birth but he didn’t start creating productions of his own until his adolescent years. Back in his grade school days, he would freestyle rap battle with his peers during lunch break. Fast forward almost a decade and now XIII, born Anfernee Robinson, is writi
A world traveler, poet, minister, mentor, and humanitarian are all accurate terms to describe Jerome “JSpeaks the Poet” Covington. Being born in Hawaii to a military family, JSpeaks was blessed with the opportunity to travel the world and be exposed to a plethora of diverse experiences and peoples. Little did he know that those very experiences would shape the overall purpose of his life. They served as a platform to prepare him to minister and relate to people from all over
TiBo, short for Tina Borrero, is a hip hop/rap artist bursting onto the Florida urban music scene. Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, TiBo migrated with her Puerto Rican family to the New Port Richey area as a child and almost immediately fell in love with southern hip hop culture. Everything from the style, the vernacular and sheer ingenuity of rap artists from the South influenced her music. This is especially true of Memphis rapper Project Pat - one of TiBo’s favorite
By Lamar Exilus Born and raised in Port-Au-Prince (Haiti) on January 11th 1990, Widson Pierre a Capricorn better known in the music industry by his stage name Fresh Da Zoe is known for his crazy flow and his unique Haitian accent. Growing up in a family of seven Widson had always been drawn to writing poetry. He started writing about the different struggles he experienced and saw growing up in Haiti. Friends and family soon realized that he had a knack for writing.