Originally introduced to the hip-hop/rap genre at a young age , DraMatiQue began writing and performing songs in high school. Initially just a hobby, DraMatiQue teamed up with a longtime childhood friend and recorded a series of demo songs until college enrollment led to an inevidable separation. Without solid production and professionally frustrated, he took an unexpected hiatus from recording music. However, old habits die hard and during his college years ...he began occasionally freestyling live on air at the University of Toledo's campus radio station and eventually recorded several unreleased demos.
Shortly thereafter , DraMatiQue met a young musical prodigy named BenFlowz and the twosome promptly formed Newborn Records / DreamScheme Productions....an underground record label committed to promoting " elevation " creating thoughtprovoking hip-hop music. Soon thereafter, they added a second " in-house " producer named Rob Cypher and began showcasing their talent opening for prominent acts such as A+, Mc Breed, Talib Kweli, WuTang Clan , and Tha Alkaholiks. Fueled by intense creativity and an unbridled passion for the artform, DraMatiQue has established a solid catalog of music including a joint effort with BenFlowz , the critically acclaimed..."FlowMatiQue - Rise of tha True MC's ". The album received rave reviews across the nation including a feature in the indie hip-hop section in the May 2008 edition of THE SOURCE magazine as well as other music publications and even garnered a coveted spot in urb.com's NEXT 1000 listing. The positive feedback from the album has also earned DraMatiQue recognition as GoTv networks.com HIP HOP OFFICIAL artist of the week as well as a promotional appearances on various radio stations including the L.A. WAKE UP SHOW hosted by Sway and Tec on Power 106 FM.
After a successful promotional tour in 2008, DraMatiQue relocated to California in continued pursuit of his musical aspirations. Thus collaborating with longtime friend and aspiring music mogul Tim Lewis ( Bay Area Block Report ) and recording with various artists and producers in the west coast region. With a newfound determination and creatively rejuevenated, DraMatiQue promptly returned to the studio recording all new material including the highly anticipated " Kill The Game Mixtape ". His most marketable project thus far, this superbly constructed mixtape soars to unbelievable new heights artistically by infusing radio friendly mainstream oriented production with a fresh, newly revamped sound that undoubtedly showcases DraMatiQue's remarkable talents as an innovative hip-hop artist while undeniably entertaining the listener. Highlighted by infectious yet memorable tracks such as " I Need Luv " ( an impressive remake of the LL Cool J hip hop classic love song ), " Lemonface "," I'm That Guy" , & , " Swaggeriffic "...amongst others....DraMatiQue delivers another cutting edge project that artistically enhances his growth and cleverly lays the groundwork for an upcoming yet untitled full length album in 2011. Complimented by mezmerizing wordplay and a spectacular delivery, " Kill The Game Mixtape " continues to solidify DraMatiQue in the forefront as an emerging force to be reckoned with in the hip-hop music industry.