Dynamite MC

Cirque Du Soul / Headliner

Dynamite MC, aka Dominic Smith, is one of the biggest names in the global MC world. Originally gaining prominence in the Jungle and Drum & Bass arenas Dynamite has also released an enviable spectrum of hip hop, breaks, garage and reggae material. Over the years he’s collaborated with a galaxy of world class artists including Krafty Kuts, The Nextmen (Round of Applause, Blood & Fire), DJ Skitz, Switch, Elephant man, Sinden, Andy C, DJ Zinc, Missill, DJ Friction, Camo & Krooked, Nu tone, DJ Marky, Tiesto, Dyro, The Scratch Perverts and more.

Dynamite’s career kicked off in the early 90s on pirate radio station Krush FM. After meeting the legendary Roni Size in 1995 and MCing for the Full Cycle crew, the Bristol collective formed the live band Reprazent where Dynamite shared vocal duties with singer, Onallee. Their debut album, New Forms, won the Mercury Music Prize in 1997, followed by a MOBO and a Q Award. Dynamite’s role was enhanced for Reprazent’s second album, the hip-hop influenced In The Mode (2000).

Further proving his versatility as an artist, Dynamite released a solo album, The World of Dynamite Deluxe, and the mixtape CD’s Big Man Talk 1,2,& 3, with many of his tracks appearing on A-List video game franchises such as Madden NFL, Need for Speed and Crackdown 2.

After this run of production success, Dynamite also took time to host two national radio shows in the UK, interviewing artists such as P Diddy, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Wretch 32, Redman, Shaggy, Pussy Cat Dolls, Kano, Ja Rule, Estelle, Chip and many more.

Still one of the most in-demand MC’s in the world and Drum&BassArena 2014 & 2015 award winner for Best MC, Dynamite tours continuously alongside the cream of the drum & bass, dubstep and breaks DJs, including the London Elektricity Big Band

His latest release is ‘All 4 Corners‘ a joint album with long time collaborator, Krafty Kuts, featuring Chali 2na from Jurassic 5, Example, Harry Shotta, Rodney P, Riya, Foreign Beggars and more. Also keep your eyes peeled for a new project launching soon.

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