Detroit Emcee D.Focis Drops “Forgiveness” Off The Be Strong LP ~ BNR Artist Spotlight
The Song: D.Focis, “I was going to kick this one off by pointing out the inaccuracy of a certain popular saying, but, as it turns out, the late, great John Lennon beat me to the punch: “Love means having to say you’re sorry every fifteen minutes.” Enduring relationships are all about Forgiveness—and if you don’t believe me, Google “infidelity statistics.” I’ll wait.
On this LP cut, making its world premiere right here in the Booth, Miracle emcee-producer D.Focis asks his girl to forgive him for sleeping with another woman, as well as for a few subtler offenses. Guest emcee Kamilion steps up to the mic to spit an equally heartfelt closing verse over the headliner’s mellow, dreamy boardwork, and the Kalonji Movement‘s Sashay ties it all together with a soulful hook. This touching relationship jam is a refreshing change of pace from your usual black-and-white depictions of romantic discord, and its message is most definitely one worth heeding.” If you’re looking to cop yourself a free copy of the LP you can Download it here.
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.
D.Focis “Forgiveness” ~ Official Music
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