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Chicago rapper Dame Dilla recently released his latest music video for his single "Momma House". The video was directed by A Savage
About Dame Dilla:
Dame Dilla started rapping when he was 11 years old. He and his older brother, Shawn Gotty, would listen to Gangster Rap (NWA, Spice One, etc.) and Dame would mimic what he heard. He developed the talent to mimick these artists and soon after began to write his own music. Dilla grew up in the Cabrini Green Housing Projects, one of the most infamous housing projects in the city of Chicago, along with his mother and six siblings.
In 1993, Dame and his family relocated to the Uptown Neighborhood on Chicago's North side. Though he was initially happy to be free from the crime-ridden streets of Cabrini, he soon learned the Uptown neighborhood was no different from the one he had known as a child. Like many other young black males in the community, Dame Dilla was enticed by the lures of the streets. Still an avid lyricist, his experiences in the streets influenced his music.
According to club owner and former manager of fellow Chicago
artists Do or Die, known as "The Godfather", Dame is an incredibly versatile artist in an industry where most artists stick to the latest trends. Dame Dilla has stated,"I want to give what I feel is the unheard voice of the streets of Chicago...No Disrespect to any other Chicago
Artist, but I feel the real story of life in our city, the love, the poverty, the history, the hate, the reality of life here should be shared with hip hop and I am the perfect narrator."
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