The modern era of music has given way to enigmas and artists of all shapes and forms who break the norm of what have come to expect as far as what an artist truly is. Skip DMV is one artist that epitomizes the essence of the modern era. A multi-talented vocalist and Rapper born and raised in Washington DC. Skip DMV is making music that is thoughtful, conscious and driven by a desire to motivate, inspire, comfort and spread love and joy to all those that hear it.
Born Sharrod Mariner, He initially Started doing music at the age of 7 with his older brother later forming a group at the age of 13 called DaFam. It was during this period that Skip DMV’s creativity and undeniable talent began to shine through as DaFam which consisted of his 3 brothers won various local awards in the DMV area. This attracted attention from various labels who had interest in signing the group. He eventually developed a style of songwriting that is transparent, daring and full of hope and reflective of the experiences and culture that Skip DMV represents, turning his pain into purpose and lessons into studio sessions. And this led to writing music for a few major artist and became the platform that Skip needed to kick start his career.
Skip DMV has a catalogue with artists such as Young Crazy, Young Scrap, Lil Dream, Yung Juan and KT, and several mixtapes. Skip will also be releasing music to showcase his lyricism in a uniquely constructed piece of musical artistry. His music will exhibit not only his versatility and vocal powers but will surely cement his style as witty, and confident rapper as well as pave the way for the varied expressions of his musical ideas and artistic craft as well as his authentic lyricism and diversity. This is the music that will push the boundaries of our perception as well as inspire and drive us to introspective conversations. It’s the music that may not change the world, but can change the people in the world