donSMITH's EMPIRE debut, "In Loving Memory", features soulful production by Sypooda, Ranvandam and more. The Harlem emcee delivers punchy rap bars, led by gospel melody through this 5 song EP. Being one of the most successful releases to date, it finally is returning on limited edition, hand numbered vinyl— capped at 100 copies.
Mixed & mastered by Forever Cultura LLC. at Cliff 41 Studio — New York, NY 10032.
Photography by Nehemiah Brent.
donSMITH is a 28 year Harlem-bred musician, storyteller and community servant, illustrating the harsh realities and triumphs of his black and brown culture. Initially a producer and instrumentalist, donSMITH began to focus on the lyrical aspect of music in 2018. He has released a debut EP and has performed all across New York City staple venues such as Bowery Electric, Vans 66, The Knitting Factory National Sawdust & more. donSMITH strives to create art that reflects the beauty birthed among struggle, faith in God, and cultural evaporation. Raw and soulful storytelling are the backbone of his message, aiming to breed hope and fellowship among listeners. In a few words, his art is rooted in community and the many forms it is established.