It is said that music captures temperament as no other art can; it stands particularly true for an artist like Doe Dotta. Coming to music from an unusual background, he brings a new wave and sentiment to the hip-hop culture. People witness for the first time how the raw experience of radically life-changing experiences can enrich the musical landscape. Motivated by challenging situations in life as he traversed from Lebanon to the deep forests of Ghana to the US, his music attains a rare urgency and realistic worldview.
Doe Dotta’s rap music betrays his learning as an orphan from the Middle East and exposure to tramp life in Africa. Always an enterprising soul, Doe Dotta paints the world with double entendres and realistic unfiltered lyrics. “To me, rap music is like a painting. Each bar or rhyme scheme is a brush stroke; the listeners want to be taken on a journey and have an experience, so paint that picture for them,” adds Doe. With hit singles like “Call Me Jefe” and “Act Like You Know,” he mixes the versatility of melodic tracks and grittier lyrics to create a vision and realistic viewpoint for the listeners. His hit singles have achieved the happy marriage of old school word-play with the new age bouncier cadences.
Connoisseurs of music will find life’s untainted and untampered reflection of the world through the songs of Doe Dotta. What makes his hit singles connect with the masses is their sheer power to voice the agony and hope, joys and sorrow, love and hate of young people without any pretense. His latest release, “Militant,” available on all major platforms, comes straight from his travels to villages nine hours deep in the jungles of Ghana. The tone and lyrics, inspired by real-world and real-life experiences, move you to the core with a heavy cadence.
Growing up in Brooklyn, New York City, in the 90s and listening to legendary rappers, Doe Dotta’s received early training. The rapper’s blending of sounds reminiscent of 90’s New York and its modern rhythm is making the city and the world rally behind him. When music is as authentic and rich with humanity as Doe Dotta’s, it helps with the coming together and enrichment of the community.