Formerly signed as a teen to Jay Z's and Artist Development Guru, Ty Ty, Carter Faculty Imprint, D. King is ready to be given his royalties and title in the rap game. He is known to many as a young multi-faceted street mogul who simultaneously turns every opportunity into the next move towards being crowned. D. King is reputable to the streets as being a vivid talent who incorporates a lifestyle of an already made lyricist and executive who denotes any critic that he is just another average rapper. His charisma of every flow that has graced various projects which include the Purple City Byrdgang/Dipset album “Roads to Riches,” Jim Jones presents “The Purple Album,” and the most accredited project to D. King “King Me” which was hosted by Hot 97’s own Dj Kay Slay. MTV recognized “King Me” as the mixtape pick of the week when it was released, and the commemorative 200th Source Magazine issue highlighted his mixtape as one of the top 8 street albums. Originally hailing from Ghana, D. King ignites his self driven career in 2011 with ground breaking hits, as well as, special appearances that include Snoop Dogg, Miami’s own Trina, Teairra Mari and Pusha T just to name a few.
D. King describes this forthcoming project entitled “Behind the Music: Seat’s Taken” as “every emotion that a 25 year old, big dreamer can experience on the biggest, boldest production scale. If rap doesn’t move forward, where does it go? I have crafted the most important, unexpected, sophisticated debut album in rap history. I watched the Blueprint get created that’s why I got the youth and experience to call myself D. King. In the streets I’m a Don and in rap I’m truly the King. I plan to make an album that’s gonna define a generation. I’m in a different world, I exist somewhere between Kanye West and Ice Cube. The most underground and most commercial at the same time. Who did that before?”
D. King (dking730.com) will release a teaser from his upcoming EP which is entitled “Be Timid” produced by Impulss digitally in March 2011. In addition to the single released, WorldstarHipHop will premiere the video which was shot on location in Panama City on March 29, 2011 for viewers to grasp the introduction that he plans to present on every track or project released under his own imprint. The concept derived from “Be Timid” is a representation of a unification or march in the young generation towards the older generation, without any hesitation or fear. It’s a coup d’état. The video shows the world why this emcee is the Don and the King. The Don side represents the “Behind the Music” portion of the upcoming album title. This side shows the street element where the gritty edge that his music originates from. The other side, the King, represents the “Seat’s Taken” portion of the album title as it points to him being the best lyrical rapper to ever breathe. Rap side to the Trap side,“Be Timid” provides the justification for this daunting figure bullying his way straight to the top of the hip hop game.