Artist Spotlight: Dan The Rapperman

By January 19, 2017 Artist, Spotlight

In our next artist spotlight, we talk to the UK’s premier disabled hip-hop artist, Dan The Rapperman about his music, inspirations and Hull as The City of Culture for 2017.


S] Hi Dan, how are you today?

Great! Thank you!

S] What do you think of Hull’s hip-hop scene?

It is filled with some awesome artists, myself included!

S] What are your biggest challenges as an artist?

The biggest challenges is to perform one of my own tracks on stage.

S] What are your hopes for Hull City of Culture 2017?

I’m currently doing a collaboration with Steve Redeye Feenix called, City of Culture!

S] Who are some of the best bands and artists that you like from Hull?

I really like Nineties boy, Counting Coins, Steve Redeye Feenix and The Talks

S] What keeps you passionate outside of music?

I think Stewart Baxter, because I wrote my first track with him, he was very patient with me because of my condition. The Warren has influenced me a lot. Also, my late father he helped me align and kept telling me.

S] What’s been a career highlight for you?

It’s got to be selling my debut album, DTRM Uncontrollable – all 30 of my albums have gone, but you can still download it for just £5 via


Dan the Rapperman represents the spirit of Hull City of Culture 2017.