Emerging from the Dallas neighborhood of Pleasant Grove comes a skilled storyteller with a vision of leaving his mark on the music game. Rapper/producer $kaduf’s first step in etching his name in the annals of Hip Hop history comes in the form of his 3-track EP Groveside The Realest.
On Groveside, $kaduf blends socially conscious lyrics with boastful bars. The Texan’s words ride over a jazzy soundscape reminiscent of classic tunes by Guru, A Tribe Called Quest, and Pete Rock & CL Smooth. $ka represents his southern roots to the fullest, but it was the style of 80’s/90’s East Coast rhymers that serve as his greatest influences.
DZI: The Voice connected with $kaduf for an exclusive interview. The Q&A features the Lone Star State native discussing his musical inspirations, his longtime goals, and more.
Yohance Kyles: When did you first discover your voice as an artist?
$kaduf: Funny you mention that. I have a really…
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