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Detriot Emcee D.Focis ~ “The Herman Gardens Project” Production by J Dilla

Wednesday • April 27, 2011 • BY noiseman
Detriot Emcee D.Focis ~

The Song: This is the title track from the forthcoming “The Herman Gardens Project” set to be released in June 2011. All the music on the project is produced by J.Dilla. This song traces D.Focis’ upbringing in Detroit and how he came learn about J.Dilla, his main creative influence. D.Focis is bringing a sophisticated grown up perspective to the game. Hip-hop has been around now for a few decades influencing our identity as black men in America, D.Focis takes it back and brings us that balanced hip-hop music that we’ve been longing for.

About D.Focis: As an artist, D.Focis started his music career professionally in 2002 with the release of “Still Dreamin” independently via Dirty Redd Productions. Since then he released 5 albums; Oxygen (2004), This is not a Demo, and Facemusic (as a member of Hip Hop collective Grownman), The New Tokyo Mixtape (2006) The Be Strong LP (2009). D.Focis; a Hip-hop artist with influences from Common, Slum Village, Mos Def, Talib Kweli and Kanye West. His music is reality based, and generally can be called Positive/Inspirational Hip Hop.

As a producer, his professional start was in Tokyo, Japan in 2005 when he produced “Story of A Sucka MC” by Japanese top Hip Hop artist Zeebra, scoring a platinum plaque in the process. He then went on to produce another hit song for Zeebra in 2006, charting with the hit single “Stop Playin a Wall” Since then he has produced on over 50 Pop, Hip Hop and R&B projects in Japan. In the U.S. he produced two mixtapes with Bobby Creekwater (former Shady Records artist) The BC era, The BC Era Deuce, album songs by Cool Kidz, Nappy Roots, Donnis and countless others. As a producer his influences are J.Dilla, Timbaland, Teddy Riley, Just Blaze, Kanye West, Bach Logic, DJ Hi Tek just to name a few.

Detriot Emcee D.Focis “The Herman Gardens Project” Production by J Dilla | Music Video

Published on June 2011: D.Focis “The Herman Gardens Project” Produced by J Dilla, Released by D.Focis.

Artist Contact Info:
D.Focis | Twitter | Sound Cloud | Youtube

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Article: Wanja
Editor: Noiseman
Image: D.Focis