Island Vibes DR – 8 artists with Dominican ancestry


The Dominican Republic is one of the nations that share the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean sea. As many New Yorkers know, the culture from the DR has become a mainstay in the American melting pot, especially with respect to and dance. Here is a list of artists with Dominican blood running through their veins.

According to NORE, both Juelz Santana and Fabolous are undercover Latinx rappers with roots in the DR. Th rapper doesn't seem to know the language but he is in fact Dominican by blood.


As previously mentioned, the BK rapper Fabolous is also Dominican. He may not talk about it a lot in his music but he def reps his culture.

Doe or Die rapper AZ is also Afro-Dominican. Born Anthony Cruz, the Illmatic -stealer is half Dominican.

Dash Flash

The CT rapper known as Dash Kash is making noise repping his Dominican roots. The NYC-born artist flips it in both Spanish and English.


Another rapper connected to , Dave East, is Dominican. Here he is talking about it in his own words.

In addition to being Trini, Cardi B is also Dominican. She flexed hard for her Latina roots and is known for switching up her flow into Spanish.

Kirko Bangz

The Houston rapper is , Dominican, and Mexican.


heartbreaker DaniLeigh has always repped her Dominican roots proudly. With a Fenty deal and loads of bops on deck, get used to her winning for her culture.

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