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DKay – Early Bird Gets The World [Review]


Vancouver, BC – When an up-and-comer like DKay, who’s in the early stages of the rap game, steps up into the Vancity scene with a memorable sound and a whole lot of hustle, it’s something to take notice of.

Hailing from Calgary, Alberta this fresh-faced rapper has been taking the West Coast by storm since he moved to Vancouver in 2011. Originally making his mark in the electro/pop genre, DKay is now focused on his grind as an emcee releasing his sophomore EP Early Bird Gets The World in late July.

Early Bird is a hyphy five-song collection; every track goes hard lyrically contrasting with DKay’s signature laid back flow. The first cut “D’jango” features Vancity fav HeatWave, who adds the right dose of bad-boy flavor to the paper-chasing anthem. “Whiteboy Wasted” shows off DKay’s clever lyrical skills with a beat and hook that are infectious and hard to forget.
“Stacking the green, I ain’t talkin’ ‘bout the Cee Lo/ Super bad bitch but I keep her on the d’low/ Boy, I’m in the club takin’ shots like a free throw.”
If you’re looking for that new shit to replace “Rack City” on your Party Time playlist, this is it – move over Tyga.

“That Chick” has a low-down trill vibe over another bangin’ beat, giving it the potential to make chicks want him and dudes want to be him while “Grindin’” has an R&B essence on the hook, making it a track that’s easier to move to. For a young cat this fresh, his transitions are on point, beats are hot and his flow has the right amount of appeal. DKay has definite star quality, so do yourself a favor, cop the album and be on the lookout for predicted big things to come.

Written by KassKills for HipHopCanada

Grab a copy of Early Bird Gets The World on iTunes here.

Twitter: @DKaySixOh4

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Born in Ontario but raised on the West coast, Kass is currently located in the wonderfully diverse East side of Vancouver. With a passion for all things creative KassKills is a hair stylist by day and HipHopCanada's West Coast Regional Editor by night. Along with that she takes on the role of stylist and social network sweetheart to her media productions company, Team Heartbreak as well as occasional writer for Abort Magazine. Throughout her journey she has had the opportunity to interview and photograph some amazing artists including Raekwon, Sheek Louch, Noreaga, Black Milk, Waka Flocka and Kool Keith.

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