Understanding the landscape is a step that young musicians tend to skip over. The rush for fame and fortune, without understanding what they are getting themselves into. That’s why is very important for hip hop culture to have liaisons to help guide artists, help build infrastructure. In Chicago that’s where Dough From Da Go comes in.
Dough From Da Go is a Hiphop industry mover and shaker. Dough is credited with starting the infamous Stack Or Starve Movement, Stack Or Starve mixtapes, DVD & Stack Or Starve Dj crew who are partially responsible for breaking many of Chicago's artist on the drill music scene.
As a tastemaker he has assisted labels such as Def Jam Recordings in Lifestyle Marketing & Promotions in the Chicago market. He has lead the push in mixshow & street team campaigns for some of the biggest recording artists in the world that include: Jeezy, YG, Jadakiss, Big Sean, Pusha T, Jhene Aiko, August Alsina , Jeremih & many more!
Sitting down with Dough, He explained the importance of rolling out an project properly. He understands that Chicago lacks a certain infrastructure, and that artists are naive to how the music business works. His current goals are to pass down the knowledge he has obtained in the music industry to local artists.
His much anticipated self Executive Produced album release "Mineral Water The Album" which will include some of the most promising artists, producers & musicians from his hometown of Chicago. We be the first of many initiatives to help push the Chicago culture forward. The them for the project series is “Chicago Stand Up”.
Through mineral Dough plans to give Chicago artists, producers and creatives a detailed look on how to effectively produce and rollout an industry project. This major for the city because with a lot the talent we have brewing in the city, it’s important that we keep our artist home. Artists usually leave and go to other markets to obtain this knowledge, but through the efforts of individuals like Dough we can build an industry here.