UK Emcee Arise King David

An artist for Hip Hop purists, Arise King David has served the UK Hip Hop scene for the last 13 years with versatile flows, conscious content and some of the hardest beats you will hear anywhere.

Under the names Flawless and then Darknight, his MC’ing talents have seen him take the stage at various venues across the UK and open shows for the likes of Akon and The Game. Hip-hop doyens such as DJ 279 on his Friday Night Flavas’ Hip Hop show on Choice FM and Tim Westwood on his BBC Radio 1 show have also endorsed his rap skills.

Following a hiatus in 2006 to focus on gaining a qualification in sound engineering and music tech, Arise King David went on to co-found DM Sound Design. DM Sound Design is a company specializing in audio post production, music composition and sound design for TV, film, radio, theatre computer games etc. During this time he worked on a number of award winning projects.

2012 marked the renaissance of Arise King David with his debut solo project, an LP entitled ‘Free Music’. Taking a year and a half to craft and nurture it, Free Music received great reviews and was touted as ‘a future UK classic’ in Hip Hop blogs.

This was followed up by the release of a mixtape entitled ‘Between Projects’ mixed by Itch FM’s Mr Dex. Both projects are available for free download.

Listen to “No Mercy”:

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Author: Mr. Hood Critic

Hood Critic Magazine was founded by Holland D. Witherspoon in Bossier City, Louisiana 2013. HOOD CRITIC MAGAZINE was created to cover up and coming unsigned independent artist.