Oregon based Hip Hop artist DEF davyne has recently dropped his latest song, the radio-ready, hip-hop, pop crossover single “No More Tears”. The track is all about being a positive force in someone else’s life. “I wrote with the goal of helping someone feel better, without taking advantage of their vulnerability,” explains DEF davyne, “Showing them a good time, but tastefully, with respect and positive reinforcement.“
DEF davyne (pronounced divine) is an Oregon based Hip Hop artist that is known for his verbal dexterity, gymnastic delivery, intricate rhyme schemes, and emotional storytelling. He considers himself a writer first, but has been creating and performing music since the late 90’s. As a child, music was his solace and a therapeutic remedy. His earliest influences were Warren G, Jermaine Dupri, 2Pac, Twista, and Bone Thugs N Harmony.
A prolific artist, DEF davyne has independently released hundreds of songs, several mixtapes, and three full length albums titled Scales of a Broken Libra, The Balance, and Young Lucifer. Over the past two decades, he has shared the stage with several Hip Hop legends, and has performed in a variety of venues across the Northwest. His most notable performances were at the Lane County Fair, which he now does annually.
After earning his music business Bachelors, he went on to earn his Masters in entertainment business. He graduated at the top of his class and was honored as the Valedictorian both times. When not working on music, he stays busy as the editor for Real AF Media, and a talent scout for Oregonized Talent. His music can be found on all major digital distribution channels and streaming services.