Oktober

Oktober

Real Name:
Daniel Lorenzano
Profile:
Hailing from The Bronx, the NY-Rican born Oktober has seen, heard, and lived Hip Hop in its purest form. Using this knowledge of Hip Hop music and culture, Oktober paints vivid pictures through lyrics about himself and his environment, money, his peoples struggle, poverty, raw experience on the streets, graffiti art, run-ins with the law, issues in the home, political conspiracy, religion, drugs, and having sex with random women. With saying his share about society's ills, Oktober's solution is simple: be the Hip Hop Vigilante, who knows no rules, laws, government, or boundaries, and aims to obtain fortune and prosperity at the end of his mission.
Though "zero" is the beginning of everything, Oktober the artist is no beginner. Oktober began showcasing at open mics across NYC in the late 90's and met the legendary DJ/urban tastemaker Bobbito Garcia. He invited the then recordless Oktober on to his CM Famalam Radio Program where Oktober spit an impressive freestyle which got him noticed by Sondoo Records who signed him and released his first vinyl single "It Was War/Infinite Echoes". Oktober's prophetic follow-up single "When Your Empires Collapse" was an eerie description of apocalyptic ruins and urban destruction written and released just moths before the events of 9/11. Oktober went on to release many vinyl singles and classic underground albums such as "projekt:BUILDING", father of the single "NYC" and "Reset The Game" which gained Billboard chart fame,"The Art of RAW" who's controversial single "12 Cops Shot" made New York Post headlines, and "The Devil Smokes Dimebags". Oktober has currently worked with the iconic DJ Premier and released the underground smash single "U Gotta Love Us" along with the crew House Of Repz. Oktober has even flexed his skills on camera when he starred in the Universal motion picture "6 Brothaz In A Cadillac". A very good look.
Oktober has performed and appeared at countless venues in and around New York City, across the country, and beyond with excellent responses from fans, listeners, and tastemakers worldwide. Oktober has taken his Hip Hop experience from the streetlight to the limelight.
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Oktober Discography

Albums

Oktober Project:Building (Album) FreshChest US 2004 Sell This Version
none Oktober The Art Of Raw(CD, Album) Raptivism none US 2005 Sell This Version
KLR 4006 Oktober Zero* The Devil Smokes Dimebags(CD, Album) Kings Link Recordz KLR 4006 US 2010 Sell This Version
none Oktober The Zero EP(CDr, MiniAlbum, Promo) Not On Label none US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

SD 0004 Oktober It Was War / Infinite Echoes(12") SonDoo Recordings SD 0004 US 2000 Sell This Version
FR009 Moist Crackers / Oktober Moist Crackers / Oktober - In My Arms / Heavy Jewels(12") FreshChest FR009 US 2001 Sell This Version
none Two4Five* Featuring AceLover*, Oktobre*, DJ Spier 1200* Two4Five* Featuring AceLover*, Oktobre*, DJ Spier 1200* - Playin' The Strip / Whatz Ya Naim?! / Thah Fowndation(CDr, Maxi, Single, Promo) Cajo! none US 2002 Sell This Version
CAJ3 Oktober What You Got? / Cell Block(12") Cajo! CAJ3 US 2003 Sell This Version
FCH040 Oktober & J-Live Oktober & J-Live - Reset The Game(12") FreshChest FCH040 US 2004 Sell This Version
FR024-1 Oktober NYC / Sounds Like Drama(12") FreshChest FR024-1 US 2004 Sell This Version

Compilations

FLACD 19 Yah Supreme, Anom, Oktober, Dee Surreal, Altered St8s Of Consciousness Yah Supreme, Anom, Oktober, Dee Surreal, Altered St8s Of Consciousness - For Your Information(CD, Comp) Underground Academy FLACD 19 France 2001 Sell This Version
none Oktober Zero* Less Then Zero(CDr, Album, Comp, P/Mixed) Urban Theology Music none US 2003 Sell This Version

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