DONSMITH is a 27 year old, Harlem-bred artist and storyteller illustrating the harsh realities and triumphs of his black and brown culture. Initially a producer and musician, donSMITH began to focus on the lyrical aspect of music. Eventually releasing his first EP, the Harlem emcee performed all over New York City, including The Knitting Factory, Bowery Electric, National Sawdust & more. donSMITH strives to create art that reflects the beauty birthed by struggle, trials with God, and cultural evaporation. Raw vulnerability and soulful storytelling are the backbone of donSMITH's message, aiming to breed hope and fellowship among listeners.