One Mic Stand
Dynamite has an energetic hip-hop style that inner - twines clever clichés with intelligible tongue twisting lyrics. Dynamite's fast paced style led him to be selected from over hundreds of national acts to perform on B E T's Teen Summit talent showcase, where he performed an original composition entitled "Trendsetta." Dynamite enrolled and graduated from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, where he studied Music Business. Despite concentrating on his studies, he was able to beat out thousands of acts to become a top ten regional finalist for Motown records talent showcase in Cleveland, OH. Following Dynamite's success with Motown, he was named Rap Artist of the Year at the African-American Award Show sponsored by WAMO radio in Pittsburgh, PA. Dynamite was also a winner at the Annual WAMO talent showcase. Ironically, Dynamite became a member of the WAMO on-air staff, where he was part of the morning show. After staying in radio, and working for WHNR radio in Winter Haven, FL. Dynamite decided to continue his pursuit of becoming a national recording artist. Dynamite's traveled road to success has come full circle from rap to radio, to radio back to rap, in 2002, he opened for national recording artists Ja-Rule and Ashanti, and along with Bobby Anthem completed the formation of Da Corps. In the summer of 2005, Dynamite was featured on DJ Cadillac's "The Steel City Massacre Mixtape". Recently, Dynamite has had performances at quite a few local venues and television stations around the city, and is featured on numerous mixtapes, which are scheduled for release in late 2006. "I want to show people you really do need lyrical skill to be in hip-hop, and I feel I have way too much skill to be overlooked," says Dynamite.