dak duBois is the solo project of Milwaukee-based artist Dak Wright. His self-titled album was written, recorded, mixed, and mastered in his apartment-turned-studio and released in April 2023. He performs live shows with a rotating cast of local musicians (dak duBois &co), where sets bring funk-driven jammy overtones and memory-worthy experiences filled with high-level crowd engagement.
Wave Chapelle is an hip hop artist from the north side of Milwaukee, WI. Wave Chapelle gained popularity by releasing single songs through his soundcloud, that later transcended into mixtapes. In 2013 Wave made his debut with the mixtape “It’ll All Make Sense Soon”. In late 2014 Wave followed with his second project, “Only the Beginning” featuring Curren$y, Rico Love, & more, becoming the first young artist to break out of his city. Spring 2016 Wave debuted his long awaited project “W” featuring his stand out tracks Overtime & Let’s Win ft. IshDARR, solidifying his place both at the local and national level. Later that year Wave unleashed a flurry of singles ranging from Boss Up (feat. Lil Uzi Vert) – Single to Don’t See Em ft. K CAMP to Henny Cardi. In 2017 Wave followed up with the second installment of his series It’ll All Make Sense Soon 2 showcasing his growth with tracks like Waves ft. Malcolm Anthony & Authentic. Throughout his work, he teeters between neo-soul production, trap-like beats, and boom bap, using the platform to spit bars on his personal narrative, his city, and his progress.
Emmitt James is a well celebrated and experienced performer. The Midwest bred emcee and now LA based hip-hop artist has been said to be reminiscent of acts like A Tribe Called Quest, Anderson. Paak and The Internet.
Since being billed for Pharcyde Phestival ( 2018), Emmitt has been gaining momentum from opening for legendary acts such as The Pharcyde and Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) to contemporary acts like Cuco, Joey Purp, Duckwrth, Old Man Saxon, Jay Prince, Banesworld and more. He also was a semi-finalist (top 12 out of 1,000) in the Adidas Originals Sound Lab grant competition where he scored a meeting with Pusha T at ComplexCon 2018.
Since then, he’s released a slew of singles, EPs, and has independently converted his online store to a bodega selling a variety of eclectic merchandise like velvet thongs, potato chips, juice, vinyl, candles, cassette tapes and more.