Def3 [Featured Artist Of The Week]

Danny Fernandez a.k.a. Def 3 is a Regina, Saskatchewan Based emcee whose work has contributed greatly to the provinces Hip Hop and music scene. His music represents exactly who he is and where he is from. Since his first record, released in 2003, he has continued recording with more releases and numerous cameos. His interactive and high energy performance has landed him gigs everywhere and anywhere, to all types of crowds from coffee shops, pubs, clubs, galas, award ceremonies, festivals and even headlining the Saskatchewan pavilion for the first three nights of opening ceremonies at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. In 2006 after the release of his video “ I Can’t Put My Finger On It” he was interviewed and featured on Much Music’s Going Coastal television show. That year he was also chosen amongst other notable Saskatchewan artists to be the entertainment at the Lieutenant Governor’s award Gala. In 2008 his album with Canadian veteran rapper Moka Only charted #1 on college radio stations throughout Canada for 14 weeks and was nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award. Since 2006 till present he has started, organized, and led instructional workshops for all ages ranging from his work with inner city youth, partnerships with the Regina Board of education, and even Graduate classes through the IMP labs at the U of R in Saskatchewan. In 2009 with the help of the Saskatchewan Arts Board he recieved funding to travel throughout South America exploring recording and tracing his latin roots. Now in 2011 Def 3 has decided to focus on his Canadian fanbase with mulitiple east and west coast tours and showcases. He is currently promoting his latest release an EP with producer Mosaic titled “Amnesia”  and for that we have chosen him as our Featured Artist Of The Week.

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