Larimer Lounge Presents
Type1ne, DK Wayne Watts
Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pmLarimer Lounge
$8.00 - $10.00
This event is 21 and over
All sales are final. Review your order carefully, there are no refunds for any reason. Tickets are non-transferable. No tickets are mailed to you, your name will be on the will call list night of show. Night of show (1) bring a valid government issued ID and (2) print your confirmation e-mail and bring with you night of show.https://www.larimerlounge.com/event/1574074/
DK aka Wayne Watts honed his MC skills in his native city of Baltimore, Maryland and has been recording and performing his special brand of hip-hop music since the age of 16.
2014 finds DK aka Wayne Watts planning for the release of his third full-length cd "Windows Theory" and also planning to extend his high-energy performances from Coast to Coast.
Starting in 2011, DK aka Wayne Watts embarked on a West Coast regional and national tour of festivals, colleges and clubs, to promote his mixtapes "While You Were Sleeping" and "The Summer of Recklessness", using some of the finest musicians in area including Denver's Hottest R&B;/Funk group, the Hot Lunch Band which includes his older cousin - Keyboardist Michael Thompson.
In 2010, DK aka Wayne Watts took his captivating show to NACA colleges (National Association of College Activities), interacting with his audiences at the United States Military Academy (West Point, NY), University of Maryland (College Park, MD), Shepherd University (Shepherdstown, WV), Passaic Community County Community College (Paterson, NJ), University of North Carolina-Pembroke (Pembroke, NC) and other colleges across the Mid-Atlantic Region. DK aka Wayne Watts ended his 2010 Spring Semester Tour at the University of Maryland - Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD) as the Opening Act for Interscope Records artist Wale ("Chillin" feat Lady Gaga).
In 2009, DK aka Wayne Watts showcased at both the NACA (National Association of College Activities) Mid-Atlantic Conference and the Millennium Conference, headlined at Washington, DC's Hardrock Cafe (for the 1st Annual DC's Hottest 5 Music Competition - sponsored by Metromix DC and the DC Lottery) and performed along the East Coast.
In 2008, DK aka Wayne Watts showcased at the NACA Mid-Atlantic Festival, entertained and amazed crowds with intricate urban based beats laced with solid rock guitar riffs and ended the year completing a violence prevention music video, produced by Academy Award winning producer Susan Hadary and directed by Emmy Award winning director & cinematographer John Anglim, found @ www.bettermyworld.org and on PSA's, You Tube, My Space, with Free Ring Tones and Free downloads.
From 2003 to 2007, while completing requirements for his BA Degree in Communications, DK aka Wayne Watts released his first full-length CD "That's My Boy", which was heard blasting over the airways throughout the 2003 Billboard Hip/Hop Conference with the title song tracked as the #3 most added hip hop single on the CMJ chart (March 10, 2004) and later added to over 150 college and commercial radio stations. DK aka Wayne Watts performed at various events in the Maryland & DC areas, appearing with Cee-Lo, Slum Village, The Clipse, Raheem DeVaughn, Ty Tribbett, Fertile Ground, The All American Rejects and also appearing as a panelist and performer at various hip hop symposiums sponsored by local colleges and universities. DK aka Wayne Watts was featured as a Best New Hip Hop Artist, appearing alongside Jay-Z, Keyshia Cole and Dizzee Rascal on AOL Music - Hip Hop Artists (2007).
At the age of 16, DK aka Wayne Watts astonished and entertained music executives and fellow hip hop/r&b; artists while interning for the 2002 Billboard R&B;/Hip Hop Awards and Conference in South Beach Miami, Florida.
"Work That", found on DK aka Wayne Watts' "Tha Firelane Project", is featured on two independent film releases, "The Hollow " ( 2007) and Gravity (2009) and can be heard on various internet stations such as clearchannelmusic.com, napster.com, payplay.com, iheartradio.com, and aimestreet.com.
To book DK aka Wayne Watts or for more information, contact Evergreen Music at 410-952-3730
2721 Larimer St.
Denver, CO, 80205