Not needing an introduction, Alex Dutty-or Dutty Mouth as he’s also known- is a fairly well known figure on the underground circuit. Relentlessly carving out a career by appearing on mix-tapes with the likes of Dot Rotten and Doneo before they found mainstream fame, such was Alex’s buzz he began supporting and opening up shows for acclaimed artists such as Kano, Ghetts, N Dubz, Wiley and Bashy to name a few. This spurned him on to independently go it alone and become a headline act in his own right, a strategic move that led to Alex. collectively selling over 100,000 units of his solo mixtapes ‘Dutty Mouth Vol 1,’ the follow up ‘Dutty Mouth Vol 2’ and the third installment, ‘Dutty Mouth Vol 3.’ up and down the country. This sort of self promotion didn’t go unnoticed, as his mix-tapes have been nominated three years running at the coveted Official Mix-tape Awards. At the risk of sounding cliche, the fans and critics cottoned on to the mischievous entertaining lyrics embedded in catchy songs and a personality that has become the backbone of Alex’s music as he has perfected the difficult balance of creating entertaining music whilst maintaining a completely transparent and honest demeanor. You relate to Alex, you feel a connection with his lyrics and uniquely every song feels like a conversation with a familiar friend. As an artist he is the poster child and mouth piece for a broken, disgruntled generation. Choosing to shy away from the stereotypical, guns, drugs, money and hoes that has become synonymous with the modern day genre of hip-hop, though growing up in the same deprived neighborhood and broken families as his peers, Alex is a breath of fresh air as he talks about family strife’s, relationship woes, political thoughts, financial issues, self doubt, everything the everyday fan goes through. Also a producer and engineer, the 6″ 2 inch Alex has been busy completing his debut album ‘Knock Down Ginger,’ taking its name from the popular kids game he grew up playing as he went from care home to care home in a childhood that would be completely foreign to most people, here he was a white ginger child being raised by staunch Jamaican foster parents. The name also pays homage to his physical characteristics, namely his stand out ginger hair. Set for release in 2014 the lead single, ‘Proud To Be White,’ a strong title with a seemingly antagonistic undertone, really sets the canvass for fans to gain an understanding in to the mind and life of Alex as he opens the doors for all to see on ‘Knock Down Ginger.’

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