Sounds Like: Lupe Fiasco with the passion of Kanye West

Influenced By: KRS-One, Chuck D

Why He's Blowing Up OurStage: The Baltimore native blends melodic beats and guitar riffs with unassuming lyrics for a sound that's easy to appreciate. While some artists choose to boast about "gangsta" life, money and b----es, DK is simply living his life "one rhyme at a time."