DonChristian Jones Shares Debut Album WHERE THERE'S SMOKE

DonChristian Jones Shares Debut Album WHERE THERE'S SMOKE

Where There's Smoke is DonChristian's debut album, three years since releasing his sophomore mixtape Renzo Piano in 2015, which The Quietus music journal counted on their Best Albums of The Year List. Where There's Smoke is a clear, and raw evolution--experimental Hip Hop and R&B at its most contemporary. DonChristian raps, growls, and sings across lush string orchestras, horns, and Drum and Bass inspired rhythms of which most are his own production. Producers Daniel Lynas and Boody also lend themself across the project. Featured on the album are brooklyn rapper Ms. Boogie, Chattanooga rap phenom, bbymutha, Eartheater, and Chae Buttuh. Watch his new music video here!

DonChristian cites his musical inspirations over the years as Three Six Mafia, Outkast, Erykah Badu, Aaliyah, Dipset, Animal Collective, and Radiohead. Where There's Smoke feels like both an existential, and personal tale of love, heartbreak, and bliss--abstract and romantic rap with extensive literary and art historical reference.

Where There's Smoke was written, performed, and executive produced by DonChristian. Daniel Lynas and Boody, co-produced, along with She Spells Doom, Atlanta's own Introspective Minds, and Barcelona based producer Alberto Rock. The project was mixed and engineered by Daniel Lynas at Brickhaus Studio, in Brooklyn, NY.

A Philly native and nephew of R&B legend Teddy Pendergrass, DonChristian Jones is a New York based, visual artist, rapper, singer/songwriter, and producer. His work spans musical and time based performance, rap mixtapes, video and public murals, blending genres of painting and hip hop, referencing classical and contemporary styles. Much of his work today is informed by his time spent painting murals on Rikers Island with youth inmates. Don has shown and performed at The Whitney Museum, MoMA Ps1, Webster Hall, Dancespace, Center for Performance Research, and was an artist-in-residence at the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Captiva, Florida. Recently featured in The New York Times, Vogue.com, Billboard, and Noisey to name a few.

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