Seattle MC Dave B is a multi-talented hip-hop artist who raps, sings, writes and produces while bringing to the table lyrical
content reflective of the golden age of hip-hop. His depth and versatility is partially attributable to his vast musical inspirations:
gospel icons Fred Hammond, Kirk Franklin; hip-hop luminaries Andre 3000, Missy Elliott, and Kanye West; R&B songstresses
Aaliyah and Erykah Badu; jazz legend Theolonious Monk; and rock god Jimi Hendrix.
In 2015 he released his debut Punch Drunk EP and Seattle City Arts Magazine named him their coveted Artist of the Year. He
went on to receive incredible critical acclaim from tastemakers in music journalism including NPR, The FADER ,
Pigeons & Planes, XXL, OkayPlayer, DJBooth, HotNewHipHop, 2DopeBoyz, EARMILK and more. With hometown love
from Seattle Weekly (“Seattle’s most endearing young rapper”), Seattle Times (“a prolific young rapper”) and The Stranger
In summer 2016, Dave B teamed with Sango, “one of the Northwest’s most globally recognized producers” and delivered
Tomorrow LP the NPR Music [First Listen] premiered. Dave B’s electric performance has sold-out hometown venues Neumos
and The Neptune. And in 2016 Macklemore and Ryan Lewis called upon Dave B to open dates for This Unruly Mess I’ve Made
Tour. In 2017, Dave toured the U.S. and is now on the Europe & U.K. leg of Macklemore's Gemini World Tour.