Stage Name: Danjha
Birthplace: Long Island, New York
Describe your sound:
My sound can be melodic at times, but very smooth New York vibe.
Who are the Top 5 artists (dead or alive) that inspires you as an artist?
50 Cent, DMX, Mary J. Blige, Drake, & Eminem
How did you know this was something you wanted to do?
Ever since around the age of 4, I always wanted to be on Apollo. I have many tapes of myself saying it on her karaoke machine, I just always knew.
What is the name of the first track you ever recorded?
The first track I ever recorded? (LAUGHING) Wow, it was on the “Flipside” beat from Freeway & Beanie Sigel, and I redid that one. I called it “Fusions Class.” I was in a group with my sister.
What was the first show you have ever gone to?
Back To School concert, in like 2006 which featured 50 Cent, DMX, Young Joc & more at Nassau Coliseum.
What’s the craziest thing you have ever done?
Clocked in at work for a whole week and left every day right after clocking in.
Tell us about your first performance.
Okay, so my first performance I was nervous as hell in Manhattan. I was about 11-years-old in a club but once I hit the stage and started doing the chicken-head dance, the crowd went crazy.
What has been your favorite quarantine hobby?
Writing and watching Run’s House on Amazon Prime, and Making The Band episodes on YouTube featuring Da Band.
What Made You Submit Your Music To Who’s Next?
What made me submit my music, truthfully, I believe in myself and I love Hot 97. I appreciate the radio station more than people know.
Let us know why YOU are Next.
There ain’t nobody like me at all, to be honest. From my work ethic, my nonchalant attitude, and my stage presence. Sitting down I STILL stand out! Also, I’m naturally goofy so I could expand my brand into comedy and acting!
Get to know more about Danjha below!
Listen to his latest track, “Different” below.
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