Don D Voice|New York City
Antony Lugo born 1/12/1987, is commonly known by his stage name "DON D VOICE"( Definition Of Nice D voice ). DON D Voice is a rapper/singer/songwriter/producer & music engineer who was born in the Dominican Republic , city of Santiago Rodriguez and raised in Uptown Manhattan, New York City in a small urban community called Washington Heights.
DON D VOICE has always been around a music environment as a child. He fell in love with the music genres rap/hip hop/reggaeton at the age of 13. Influenced by some of the greatest artists at that time and now: Nas, Jay-Z, Eminem, Big Pun, Tupac, Biggie, Canibus, Wu-Tang, The Roots, and Spanish recording artists such as Vico C ,Don Omar ,Wisin & Yandel, and others.
Since then he has found a common interest in many forms of music. He favored the lyrics of Eminem, Nas, Canibus, Big Pun, and Biggie Smalls. He did not know much about “flow “and “style “on a song or “delivery “ until he started listening and studying the music that the industry was providing. As Don D got older, he was advised to read books to improve his vocabulary. As time went by he gathered the knowledge and the experience to deliver what he felt is a skilled full form of writing. His musical influences had a great deal of effects on how he came about discovering his own sound and style.
MISTA DON D attended the Institute of Audio Research School (I.A.R) which made him gain experience and the business knowledge of todays music industry. After his studies, he felt he had developed the skills strong enough to take music into his own hands and pursue it. During that time, he obtained his own studio and has collaborated with various artists from the area of Washington Heights such as: Don heightz, J perro, Kaddalan, Velencoy, Ricky Ton, Lyrico Pression, producer/artist Fito productions. He also collaborated with a well recognized artist from the Dominican Republic called MCD LA ETIKETA NEGRA. They have a collaboration in a record called "Calle Calle" with the official video that's being broadcast on the tv channel called "SUPER CANAL" on the show 100% urbano in DR. With the help of MCD, Charles Valez the host of the show, Alturo from BlokeUrbano magazine and William from CALLECALLENY.COM, his music has been heard by many people.
DON D has made stage appearances and performances in various of places like (TV Show) 100% Urbano in Dominican Rep with Charles Valez, JET SET CLUB with tori nash, X BAR for a Hot 97 Showcase with Angie Martinez and Monse ,THE APOLLO in Harlem with Bernard Henry, COCO BONGO CLUB with Harold diaz and Mcd la Etiketa Negra,Tropicana Club in the Bronx NY and Hudson River Cafe' downtown NY. Now MISTA DON D is focused on establishing himself as an up and coming artist from his home town Washington heights. With a promo album out in the streets and his album on the way, performances lined up and other collaborations with local and known artistes, u can say that it wont be long till the world hears what he has to say. Stay tuned for more from DON