Born & raised in Washington, DC, this brother is on a mission to create awareness in his community by way of the hip hop culture; he is a brother who mesmerizes the ear with a sound that’s all his own; a brother who has a distinctive style of body moving beats and rhyme; a brother that’s not your conventional rapper.
If you haven’t guessed, this brother is DJ Brother M.A.N.I.A.C. – a Brother Mainly Addressing Negative Information About the Community.
On top of telling symbolic stories of life, struggle, dreams, goals, aspirations and the plight of society through his music, DJ Brother M.A.N.I.A.C. is constantly creating music for the Indie Community to reflect, vibe, and party to. This music inspires and grabs hold of all ages, genders, and ethnicities. As many indie artists continue to go with the flow of the music industry, DJ Brother MANIAC makes it his business to go against the grain. He speaks out against issues such as drugs, crime, police brutality, homelessness, and many others.
DJ Brother M.A.N.I.A.C. has many accomplishments. In 2017 DJ Brother MANIAC appeared on the Strathmore’s Who’s Who List. In 2012 DJ Brother MANIAC received the Humanitarian Award from the Upper State Music Awards. DJ Brother MANIAC Founded Hip Hop 4 the Homeless/Feed-A-Million Project in(2007) also In 2007 and 2008 DJ Brother MANIAC performed at the Millennium Music Conference as a performer He is Also founder and Creator of the DMV Music Awards(2007-2011). In 2006…. Brother M.A.N.I.A.C. was nominated for the (Best Rap Recording) “Wammie” Washington Area Music Awards. His music created such a buzz from 2005 to 2006, he was awarded “Artist of the Year” by Hype Magazine. During his Army stint from 2003-2005, Operation Iraqi Freedom, he received numerous awards; 4 Army Commendation Medals and 5 Army Achievement medals for his dedication to the Maryland Army National Guard. He was also participated in Operation Desert Shield/Storm (1991) and is a Veteran of 20 years and 7 months.