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FREDERICKSBURG, VA – Dy-Verse and Fortune a.k.a. DF combine all the energy and lyrical styles of the music industry’s hottest duos. DF, representing VA, have been climbing industry ladder for the past 10 years. With an impeccable performance bio, it’s no wonder why Destiny International chose their single, Hittem Up as their title single for the movie soundtrack, For the Love of The Game. The movie and sound track currently has a release date for late summer 2006. Fortune and Dy-Verse met in the last 90s. At their first session they recorded their first single, That’s Real and have continued to make banging tracks like Put Your Hands On Something, Ride and Need None of Dat ever since.Dy-Verse and
Fortune, hailing from Baltimore and New York, merging in the south to deliver a unique sound. With there combination of lyric’s and the high quality of their sound and structure makes the DyFor Boyz one of the most respected independent music groups coming out of Northern Viginia with the help of WKYS 93.9 Kiss FM DJ, DJ Joe Kat Daddy Spinning there music in The DC clubs like Club Lux,Pure,Layla Lounge,Etc
Fortune, a Washington, DC native by way of Brooklyn N.Y. is certainly no rookie to the music industry. Three of his closes uncles have been in the music business since 1976. Ramone Noble, Wendell Noble and Sam White aka The Joneses (Pretty Pretty, Suga Pie Guy) now performing with groups as The Drifters, Coasters and Platters etc… started Fortune on his way as a young child. Given his weight and size, Fortune used security as a hustle in his early adult years to place himself in entertainment environments to increase visibility. With his contacts and alliances in the music industry Fortune had no idea security would give him a name for life, Big-G aka Fortune. Considered worth a Fortune to have around, Fortune adopted his stage name. Fortune, a widely recognized name by many radio personalities throughout Radio One and Clear Channel such as The Wild Boys, Osei The Dark Secret, Lorenzo Ice-Tea Thomas and DJs QicSilver, Six-Sense, and Triny. He has received invites to perform at various industry parties hosted by athletes Rod Gardner, Lavar Arrington, Mike Sellors, and Clinton Portis to name a few. Fortune has created a household name with his poetic lyrical style and erotic delivery.
Dy-Verse, spent a great deal of his younger years in the Baltimore, Maryland area before receiving a great opportunity to move to Wiesbaden, Germany. At the age of fourteen Dy-Verse decided to develop his own group called Triple Threat. In 1993, Dy-Verse joined his high school band as Lead Drummer. Mr. Micheal Stokes (Producer for Patti label and Big Daddy Kane) recognized the talent within Dy-Verse (Known as B-Naughty) back then and encouraged him to perform at various high school events.Leaving Germany in the late year of 1994, Putting his music on hold for the rest of his last two years in high school he never involved himself in anything dealing with rapping because his parents was more worried about his grades in school.even if it was just a sypher in the lunch room he felt like he had nothing to prove to anyone so he didnt bother with it.In 1998 Dy-verse at that time working at Jiffy Lub met a guy named Charles Egypt.Bouncing from home to home and being in and out of his parents life Dy-verse moved into a homeless shelter instead of going on the streets and hustling, after telling his parents that he didnt want to go into the military. At that time Charles nick name Egypt came up with the group Egyptian Doggs where his name at that time was (P.H.A.R.O) mean Preparing Higher Achievements Reaching Others, Performed at local showcases throughout VA. being a part of Vicious Thoughts gave Dy-Verse exposure to working with a major label like (Ruff Riders) and (Def Row Underground). The group never released an album and separated. In 2003 after taking some time away from the music industry, Now known as (Komplex) he came up with that name because of his life struggles,decided to come back and try entering the industry as an independent Rap Artist / Producer. He came back refreshed and focused! After only having that name for about 3 months he ran into a friend that broke down the meaning of the word and told him “you know that diversity has complicity in it” so he said to his self “Dy-verse I like that” Reacquainting with Indie Labels such names as Round Tree Entertainment, Target Squad Records, B.M.E. Entertainment and Ajani Records, Dy-Verse reestablished his position as a great producer. Producing for such artist coming up in the game such as Ace Primo (Dark Child) In 2007 these two emerged together and came up with the group name The DyFor Boyz after trying to do it on there own as solo artist.
Since 2005 tell now the Dyfor Boyz have made a name for themselves by not only doing what they had to do when it came to performing but also reaching out to other local artist and showing them that instead of walking over each other to get to the top join forces to show the industry that the D.M.V does know how to do things together.Going from manager to manager for years the one thing that they have learned was to do it on there own because no one wants what you want as bad as you do.On Dec 27,2009 real life hit home as Dy-verse lost his mother as she passed in John Hopkins hospital from brain damage from a coma. With the passing of his mom on his shoulders and making her proud with God on there side, Dedicated to making a name for thereselves in the D.M.V as well as the music industry,the DyFor Boyz is one of the strongest groups coming out of the Northen Virgina Area.