About Dave Vegas
This years 2009 Hennessy Artistry Contest Winner. Full page article in November 2009 issue of XXL Magazine.
Coming out from the ashes of hip hop ready to embark on his musical path, Dave Vegas sets out to bring a creative blend of his musical style while maintaining the true fundamentals of Hip-Hop & Soul. This independent artist is ready to take the industry by surprise with his upcoming album,” Lady Luck”. Dave Vegas produced a masterpiece album of experimental music genre with no limits.
As a child growing up singing in church, Dave Vegas remembered his father’s voice singing harmonies. He also has vivid memories of his grandfather’s stories about when he was a young singer. Just as his father did & his grandfather before him, Dave Vegas began humming notes and shadow performing. That’s when he knew he would be doing something in the music industry. Being a product of the Hip Hop generation he explored different avenues by blending various styles of music from Hip Hop, R&B, Rock, Pop and Soul, and has successfully cultivated a world of his own. While growing up as a young teen he started writing rhythms & songs while going to shows and attaching himself to the Hip Hop culture.
When you listen to his voice it has a feel that extends his virtue and sense of passion. Hailing from the streets of Pottstown, a suburb of Philadelphia, PA, Dave Vegas’ music portrays the story of his life’s struggles & joys. Confident his music will touch & inspire people from around the world, his distinctive sound transcends various music genres embracing all cultures.
Dave Vegas earned a name for himself when he was in a group called “Secret Invasion” in which he was credited by “The Roots” on their album “Distortion of Static.” He also worked alongside hit maker Tamar Savage who has written for Christina Aguilera, Whiney Houston, Janet Jackson, Mya, Monica, and Nicole Wray. “Working with Tamar Savage was a fun & interesting experience that helped me become a better writer,” says Dave Vegas. Also he shared the stage with Nas, Fat Joe, Fabulous, Busta Rhymes and Freeway just to name a few.
This album will seem far reaching to some & the answer to others. However it will be worthwhile to the listener. Dave Vegas’ funky soulful Hip Hop Rock n Roll edge defines him as a diverse high-energy performer.
Catchy hooks and raw soulful vibes best describe this new breed of music with his single release “"Paparazzi.” On this track, Vegas serves up a mix of soulful hip hop with a relatable message of how we can fall victim to the media.