Featured D.M.V Artist: Top Dolla Sweizy [VIDEOS]
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Top Dolla Sweizy Born Antoine Queen on November 14, 1990 to Rosslyn Queen in Washington,DC developed a genuine love for music while attending Spingarn Senior High School in 2004.
Top Dolla Sweizy was heavily influenced by the city's original music "go-go"
. Top Dolla's love for both hip-hop and gogo inspired him to write his first rhyme "Stupid Wild". Writing "Stupid Wild" set curiosity in Top Dolla and inspired him to learn more about the music business.
He created his imprint Sweizy Gang, and began working on his craft by writing and collaborating with local go-go bands to perform live shows and recording catchy freestyles.
In 2011 Top Dolla released a collaboration with Yung Chris of the TOB band entitled "Young Girls Clap" which gained him and Sweizy Gang a heavy buzz in the city and created him a following among the youth.
In 2011 Top Dolla released two mixtape "Who The F@#K is Top Dolla Sweizy" which featured single "Posh On My Jock" with XIB band and "Posh 4 Sale".Both projects gained heavy attention on the internet receiving over 30,000 downloads and views on YouTube and Livemixtapes.com.
Top Dolla has since then opened up for music acts such as Ace Hood and Plies. Top Dolla continues to evolve into a remarkable artist and considers Wale, Eminem, & Wocka Flocka as musical influences.
Top Dolla and Sweizy Gang have been accredited for the popular lingo "sweizy" used among the youth in the city also words and phrases like "Posh", "What thee f Chuck", "Slay King",and "Kill Sweizy".
Top Dolla and Sweizy Gang are actively involved in their community and community based projects such as "Fat Back Pack Give-away" a charity that gives away new shoes, clothes and school supplies to low income students in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia schools. Top Dolla continues to live by his theory of:
"Making music that people can relate to, music for this generation, music that makes people dance, but most importantly music that makes a difference".
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