Hip-Hop, Rap, Experimental
From: lilongwe, Malawi

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Dominic Dominant 1 a.ka. D1 is a Malawian MCee, songwriter, producer and performer. He started rapping at the tender age of 10. His production career went pro at 18 and he has been producing for 9 years.His emcee style is a mixture of old school and "true" school , he sounds like old school LL Cool J with a Tribe Called Quest flow added to remarkable lyrical content. D1 is influenced by the likes of Pete Rock, Dj Premier, the late J. Dilla, Dj Hi-tek, Just Blaze and R.Z.A of the Wu-Tang Clan as far as production goes. He has a set individual style of production through which his versatility culminates in a hybrid he has coined 'Electric Soul'. D1 has produced for the likes of Third Eye, Cris Mack, Phi Ella, Rising Son, K.R.T, Wisdom Chitedze (now Qodesh), Tay Grin, Manyanda, Sally Nyundo and Blaq Sqript and but to name a few. Dominant One does not limit his music to a Malawian market and has worked with a number of International acts which include the Zambian prodigy C4 the Bomb, Mode Nine of Nigeria, Awkword (U.S.A), Miss Monica Kent (U.S.A). D1 is a 4 time Lake of Stars performer and has worked with organizations such as British Council, Goethe-Institue and Raising Malawi. Dominant 1 released his Debut Album titled “Picasflow” in Novemebr 2008, he also went on to release a joint alum with Third Eye titled “Intrigue and Delegate” in December 2009. His sophomore album “The Passion” out now...(All songs on this page are produced by Dominant1)

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