Dominant 1

Lilongwe, Malawi
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Dorminant 1



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Dominant 1 is a popular figure in Malawi's music industry. He is a musician, MC and producer. He is also a former member of the region's first live hip-hop band Ifeyo. His interest in music making began when he was 10 years old. At the age of 18, he saw himself producing music for musicians such as 3rd Eye, Phi Ella, Manyanda, Qodesh Brown, Biriwiri, Cris Mack, Black Sqript, Awkword (U.S.), Miss Monica Kent (U.S.) and many others.

As a musician, he is well-known for his song ‘Picasflow’. He has worked with a number of musicians such as Skire (C.E.O. Amaravi Records), Marvel (formerly of Real Elements), the Zambian prodigy C4 the Bomb, K.R.T, Lulu, Sally Nyundo, Rising Sun, Gospel, Wisdom Chitedze, Manyanda, Kwame, Third Eye, Cris Mack. He has extended his collaborations with foreign artists such as Mode Nine of Nigeria and Awkword of the USA.

He is a four times Lake of Stars performer. He has worked with organizations such as British Council, Goethe- institute and Raising Malawi. He draws his influence from artists such as Pete Rock, Dj Premier, the late J. Dilla, Dj Hi-tek, Just Blaze and R.Z.A of Wu-Tang Clan.

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