Epicenter Project: Nokturnal Playground 1
- Artist: Various Artists
- Format: CD
- Release Date:11/18/2008
D-a-Dubb is a groundbreaking talent for the Latin Hip Hop community as noted by Westword Magazine's 'Best Latin Hip Hop CD - 2006'. He has devoted the past 10+ years to developing an individuality in quality sound and lyrics. D-a-Dubb's sophomore solo production Nocturnal Playground, is a culmination of these skills perfected. This will be the most aggressive and professional campaign of the SIX CD releases of his career. This is his time. Will it be yours as well? To quote D-a-Dubb's motivation- "Let the music make the money, don't let the money make the music." One listen to Nocturnal Playground will show you that this aspect of the industry still lives. Raul Hernandez aka D-a-Dubb formerly known as Mr. D-A-W-G is the owner of the Denver, Colorado based independent record label Individual Kings Productions. His duties include but are definitely not limited to music composing, audio engineering, mixing, marketing and final product sales. Since 1998 he has produced 5 full length albums and two maxi-singles. Over 10 years as a business owner has given D-a-Dubb the growth, understanding, and longevity that is needed to be a success in this industry. Latin Hip Hop is an untapped underground sound with widespread national interest. D-a-Dubb has the talent, skills, and presentation to become the next major player in this realm. His CD's have a sound and radio-crossover potential to capture the interest of the mainstream, while deeper cuts earn him the respect of the rap community. D-a-Dubb is NOT a one-hit wonder. His years of devotion to the game have yielded countless potential top 40 tracks, and Nokturnal Playground features one after another. His devotion to the music and his insistence on perfection are proven in every finished product. ( has been undaunted through the years) From the creation of every first beat to the finalized CD product, you will find D-a-Dubb's thumbprint. His most recent endeavor, after graduating from the Ohio Center for Broadcasting, is video production. He is a highly talented editor and producer both in sound and sight. Nokturnal Playground is a new flavor of party music. From the 'can't help but bob your head' trax like 'THE NIGHTLIFE' and 'SHE'S ON FIRE', to the hardcore sounds of 'BENDIN CONNAZ' and 'RIDE THE RIVER', Nokturnal Playground has a tempo that keeps you listening from trak 1 to 17 with a sound that is comparible to Tech N9ne, Ice Cube, and The Dayton Family, with a latin twist! With the experience, work ethic, and new-age sound, D-a-Dubb is ready for national attention and promises to make Nokturnal Playground one of your favorite CD's in your hip-hop/rap collection.