RE$T
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WHO’S NEXT SPOTLIGHT: RE$T

Stage Name: RE$T

Age: 34

Birthplace: Bronx, NY


Describe your sound:

Lyrical and versatile. I don’t mind trying new sounds.

Who are the Top 5 artists (dead or alive) that inspires you as an artist?

Biggie, Pac, Pun, Jay-Z, and Nas no particular order.

How did you know this was something you wanted to do?

At five I was rapping on cassette tapes and growing up in the Bronx I always had a genuine love for hip hop.

What is the name of the first track you ever recorded?

I used the Anthony Hamilton instrumental coming from where I’m from and made my own song out of it.

Who was the first person you ever saw in concert and where?

I was an intern at Def Jam when I was 13 ( I lied and said I was 16) and seen DMX onyx the lox foxy brown and others at the survival of the illest tour at the Apollo.

Tell us about your first performance.

Was at a local club in the Bronx. I wasn’t scheduled to perform but we got the club jumping. By the end of the performance, everyone showed a lot of love.

What has been your favorite quarantine hobby?

Writing music more experimenting with different sounds. I wouldn’t call it a hobby but appreciating time with my kids more.

What Made You Submit Your Music To Who’s Next?

Growing up in New York it’s always been a dream of mine to get my music on Hot97 and in general, get recognition from one of the biggest music platforms in the world.

Let us know why YOU are Next.

I have my own style and am very versatile. I also can make a complete project without every song being similar to each other.

Get to know more about Danjha below!

Instagram| Twitter | Amazon Music | YouTube

Listen to his latest track, “I Just Wanna Make It” below:

Hot 97 Who’s Next weekly contest winner RE$T talks about the craziest thing he’s ever done!

Do you feel like you’re next? Get noticed! Visit Hot97.com/WhosNext and find out how you can be next on the Hot 97 leaderboard.

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