"Talent that eclipses all competition", "The future of not only hip hop but music in general","Wise beyond his years and skilled beyond measure", these are just a few of the things said about up and coming artist Dapo The Great/ Vice The IV. Under the producer name Dapo The Great, this prodigy bangs out a new yet classic sound with ease behind his MPC 4000. Behind the mic under his alias Vice The IV he has amazed crowds and developed a deep fanbase from all who hear the young mans work. "Each song I make is a life, it is not words on the page it is a living entity, every track I have ever made has its own soul and you feel it because it takes you on its journey" says Vice The IV of his music. Born on Chicagos northside to a Nigerian immigrant father and Cabrini Greene native mother, Vice The IV was born to be different. As a youth his road on life caused him to have to move every few years which only expanded his vision. His journey took him from Chicago to California to Virginia to Europe to Africa to Michigan only for him to finally make his home in music Mecca Atlanta Georgia. This fast paced diverse lifestyle allowed him to see and experience the world firsthand and gain a deep knowledge for what makes good music all over the United States and internationally. This young entrepreneur has an undeniable swagger and confidence forged through a life unlike any other. "I moved out of my parents house when I was 16, I attracted a lot of trouble my whole life, did a lot of things I am not proud of but every experience I have had made me who I am today so I have no regrets" says the young mogul. He is here too change music and bring hip hop to that new level. Already being deemed the leader at his current age of 22 and an artist with limitless skill and potential, this pressure does not seem to phase him, he is and will soon be known as the best to ever "do it". For bookings and info call 734 730 2747 A word from the man himself. " I will not stop until I have conquered the music business. I understand that this is first and foremost a business and will be treated as such. Doing whatever necessary comes with the job, grinding building a fan base reaching all audiences to inevitably change the world is my goal and I feel I can do this. 1500 songs written n alot of production under my belt, the music part is what I have captured so far and now it is time for the business.....Veni Vetti Vici."
I been doin this since i was 13 and decided to pursue it as a career fully a few months ago.
I love playing live I have done venues all over the world it is beautiful
God, Myself, My babygirl, Robert Greene, Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, Joe Buddens, Rakim, Nas, Rampage Jackson, The Shangri-las, Fall Out Boy, Gym Class Heroes
MPC 4000, Behringer B1, Asr-10, Axiom 49, Protools, Computers, and anything else i can get my hands on.
I love this music it is my heart and soul.