DK aka Wayne Watts is a national recording positive hip hop artist on the independent label, Evergreen Music (an associate member of NACA).
DK aka Wayne Watts (now 24 years old) honed his MC skills in his native city of Baltimore, Maryland and has been performing his special brand of hip-hop music since the age of 16.
The summer and fall of 2010 will find DK aka Wayne Watts continuing with a regional and national tour of festivals, colleges and clubs to promote his latest full-length CD, "Tha Firelane Project" and his new mix-tape "While You Were Sleeping".
In 2009, DK aka Wayne Watts showcased at both the NACA (National Association of College Activities) Mid-Atlantic Conference and the Millennium Conference, headlined at Washington, DC's Hardrock Cafe for the 1st Annual DC's Hottest 5 Music Competition sponsored by Metromix DC and the DC Lottery, and performed along the East Coast.
In 2008, DK aka Wayne Watts showcased at the NACA Mid-Atlantic Festival, entertained and amazed crowds with intricate urban based beats laced with solid rock guitar riffs and ended the year completing a violence prevention music video, produced by Academy Award winning producer, Susan Hadary and directed by Emmy Award winning director & cinematographer, John Anglim, found on PSA's, You Tube, My Space, with Free Ring Tones and Free downloads.
From 2003 to 2007, while completing requirements for his BA Degree in Communications, DK aka Wayne Watts released his first full-length CD "That's My Boy", which was heard blasting over the airways throughout the 2003 Billboard Hip/Hop Conference with the title song tracked as the #3 most added hip hop single on the CMJ chart (March 10, 2004) and later added to over 150 college and commercial radio stations. DK aka Wayne Watts performed at various events in the Maryland & DC areas, appearing with Slum Village, The Clipse, Cee-Lo, Raheem DeVaughn, Fertile Ground, Ty Tribbett and The All American Rejects and appeared as a panelist and performer at various hip hop symposiums sponsored by local colleges and universities. DK aka Wayne Watts was featured as a Best New Hip Hop Artist, appearing alongside Jay-Z, Keyshia Cole and Dizzee Rascal on AOL Music - Hip Hop Artists (2007).
At the age of 16, DK aka Wayne Watts astonished and entertained music executives and fellow hip hop/r&b artists while interning for the 2002 Billboard R&B/Hip Hop Awards and Conference in South Beach Miami, Florida.
"Work That", found on DK aka Wayne Watts' "Tha Firelane Project", is featured on two independent film releases, "The Hollow " ( 2007) and “Gravity” (2009) and can be heard on various internet stations such as clearchannelmusic.com, napster.com, payplay.com, iheartradio.com, and aimestreet.com.
For more information, contact Evergreen Music at 410-383-8806