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Dacks Finess Might Be The Next One Up, Here’s Why!

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Dacks Finess was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, is of Panamian and Jamaican descent, which only diversifies his love and passion for music and culture. DacksFiness is an artist and creative enthusiast who can connect the dots and bring many worlds together throughout his childhood. Dacks Finess’s passion for music and dance started at an early age playing the piano and starting dance classes. Dacks Finess grew up dancing to dancehall, embracing his Caribbean roots while being a sponge to Hip Hop in the early 2000s. Dacks finess is a rapper, singer, and percussionist who played in a world ensemble (African bass drum) in high school at Charles Schumer.

Nonetheless, Dacks Finess was a name given by his obsession with purchasing Dax hair grease from local Brooklyn beauty supply stores. He added the word Finess to describe his charismatic demeanor and rapport within his community. Dacks was into music, dance, and poetry and was an honor roll student from a strict Caribbean household. Straight from High school directly to the military, this transition led to his discovery of life’s essential rules. Dacks is a known military veteran who turned his many lessons into wise decision-making while navigating the gritty streets of Brooklyn, NY. He is an authentic humanitarian and performer who seeks to bring change through his music and overall messaging. During his time in the military, Dacks learned patience and discipline to analyze every person.

He knew how they reacted and then transitioned his pain or struggle through poetry and songwriting, which led to his self-published book “Beyond All Endeavors” available on Amazon. Dacksfiness considers a break in his career through his talent booker position on Brooklyn’s local radio station “DIF Radio.” In his growth, he networked his way into the music industry. Dacks Finess believes music is everything, and music is a vibration in anyone’s life. His musical influences vary from rappers such as Jay to Movado to 2Pac to Bob Marley. His First time making music was with Pop Smoke DJ “JP” DJ JP started his studio. Inspired by Drake, Dacks suggested getting on a Drake Type beat and creating AMP, his first track ever laid down. The first track, Dacks, will be Apologize alongside his new EP, “TOP SPOT,” which will release in Feb 2021. Dacks Finess states,” I never seen myself as a music artist.

I always was the behind-the-scenes person working on the scenes. I love, you know, just helping people grow, being better, you know, making sure they straighten the industry, making sure the music is proper to make you shouldn’t go so that they sound good to be because we want to hear matters.” 

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Tato Spark Runs It Up On His New Project, ‘WW4’

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 Tato Spark is ready for war on his newest project, WW4. The seasoned veteran brings his experiences growing up in Brooklyn, NYC, and spending time as a respected street artist in Virginia to detail his life on records. Coming off the heels of his Q4 release, If I Ruled The World, Tato has shown his ability to take it up a notch quickly. His new 7-track LP offers multiple solo tracks with one feature from his frequent collaborator, Vetti Danks.

Whether it be legends like Pusha T, Young Money Yawn, or Young Crazy or recent risers like Fatty and Wildboy, Tato Spark offers something much different to the music industry. His new project provides just enough to get excited but still leaves fans wanting more from the bubbling emcee. His next steps are to continue to develop his sound and explore a different range of emotions to break through within the industry.

Press play on WW4 via Gold Blood Records here below! 

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Capretti Drops Bombshell with “Trust No One” Single from ‘VOL. 2’: A Nostalgic Twist on Modern Hip-Hop!

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Acclaimed hip-hop artist, Capretti, makes a triumphant return with his latest single, “Trust No One,” fresh off his eagerly awaited EP, VOL. 2. This track seamlessly blends classic rap vibes with a modern hip-hop flair, showcasing Capretti’s distinct style. Paying homage to rap legends while staying relevant, Capretti explores themes of trust and betrayal, emphasizing his reliance on “dead presidents.”

The song’s infectious hook and lively beat ensure it’s a party favorite, destined for repeat plays. Directed by Jacob Tucker, the music video enhances the track with stunning visuals. Capretti is visually represented amidst magazines adorned with critic quotes, culminating in a captivating transformation into a front-page cover—a concept that resonates with fans for its creativity and impact.

First, exclusively released on HipHopSince1987, “Trust No One” promises to dominate charts and playlists alike. Capretti’s latest release is a testament to his ability to push hip-hop boundaries, delivering a track that’s both nostalgic and groundbreaking. Dive into the official visuals now below, and witness the magic of “Trust No One” for yourself. Don’t miss out on this electrifying release that’s set to captivate audiences worldwide.

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KVTheWriter & Mai Lee Drops New Track, “Figure Out The Rest”

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Before she headlines Festival of Nations at Tower Grove Park next month and delivers the re-release of her debut LP ‘FRIENDZ,’ Mai Lee joins KVTheWriter on the official remix to her Reggie Son assisted track “Figure Out The Rest.” The STL posse cut finds the trio trading soulful verses about the 314 and all it’s allure over melodic guitar strums.

“I enjoyed sharing my artistry with KVtheWriter and Reggie Son. It was my first time working with them and I loved the experience. The song’s production is unique and allows each artist to stand out on the song. I felt like I gave St. Louis a bit of sexy sauce with my vocals,” say’s Lee speaking on the collaboration exclusively in a press statement.

A medley of the people and places she represents, Mai Lee transcends the boundaries of music and fashion. Growing up in Missouri, the seasoned singer has always had music on her mind and in her heart. Attending performing arts schools during her youth, she uses those experiences to create a unique genre blending sound. Known for her intoxicating and soulful vocals, Mai Lee has shared the stage with artists such as Megan Thee Stallion, 2 Chainz, Fetty Wap, Estelle, and Busta Rhymes, performing in front of an audience of 20K+ people.

While you may hear some familiar influences in her sound, Mai Lee notes her parents as her biggest inspirations for her music career. Fleeing from Vietnam in 1978 during the Vietnam War, Lee’s parents migrated through multiple refugee camps over the years before calling St. Louis their home. They opened up the first Vietnamese and Chinese Restaurant, Mai Lee Restaurant, a local staple in the city. The restaurant was built from absolutely nothing and ended up becoming the blueprint. Watching them work hard towards their dreams gave her the hustle and grit to pursue her dreams.

Stream KVTheWriter‘s “Figure Out The Rest (Remix)” on your DSP of choice after the jump and watch the Vietnamese R&B/Pop vocalist live performance visual for “Von” | HERE.

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