A couple months ago, Akron, OH rap group Da Kennel breezed through the ATL doing heavy promo for all they have going on. The fellas EXCLUSIVELY invited BE Magazine out to their tour bus to get the inside scoop. Da Kennel’s grind might actually BE unparelleled. These fellas keep making major moves to put on for their city. They recently dropped a mixtape with Gangsta Grillz called Hood II Hood, & were also selected as an MTVU Freshman. Check the info BElow…
After securing numerous top Internet placements with the Viral video release of their newest single “Dat’s What I Do” featuring Travis Porter, Da Kennel is now set to hit MTVU Freshmen. Joining the ranks of other well-known artist the show spotlights MTV’s picks for new and emerging artist that they feel have what it takes to make it to the next level. Directed by Bank and shot in Ohio, DaKennel is certain that this video will catapult the record to new heights and adds legs to their country wide movement.
“We knew from the beginning how important it would be to quickly partner the single with a visual,” Kennel member Mage explains, “At this point, everyone has been waiting for the video and we had to give our fans what they wanted. So, we shot it in a couple a days in our city and this is what came out of it.”
Since releasing their first single “Model”, which also hit MTV and made its own impact on the Billboard charts, Da Kennel has been busy on the road promoting and aligning themselves other new artists who gained a following underground but are now on the same light speed path to commercial success.
Da Kennel’s latest industry coup can be found in the group’s new mixtape, Hood II Hood Reloaded hosted by one of the biggest DJ’s in the game, DJ Drama. With plans that include a full quarter of continued club appearances and concert cameos throughout the country, Da Kennelis marking its territory and sure to be up next!
Check out Da Kennel’s “Dats What I Do” ft Travis Porter & our BEhind-the-Scenes video on Da Kennel’s tour bus in ATL.