Daniel Felipe Martinez was born and raised in Inglewood, California. His family moved to Cambridge, MA in 2003, where he began experimenting with hip hop production, influenced by J Dilla. Daniel received acclaim for his production on Kembe X debut record, which made Forbes list of best albums of 2011. The instrumental EP “Cherries” showcases his soulful production from this period. Years of crate digging for samples and exploring lots of amazing music inspired Daniel to write and record his own songs.
Released in 2020, Daniel’s debut EP “La Cienega” is a colorful collection of songs with shades of indie rock, r&b, and psychedelia. Daniel’s new single “Saw Your Face” is the first release from his upcoming project, and is now streaming on Spotify.