Nokio the *N-TITY* is a producer, songwriter, singer, and rapper. Hailing from Baltimore, Maryland, Nokio is best known as one of the founders of the multi-platinum R&B group Dru Hill where he served as in-house producer and songwriter for the quartet. Nokio’s resume includes producing music for Elton John, Noreaga, Foxy Brown, DMX and more.
Bringing a dark side to the amazing harmony and vocal styles of Dru Hill and mixing in the Baltimore underground Alternative Rock Scene, Nokio emerges as an unstoppable force to front the heavy rock sound of Black Angel Down. Brought up from a life of clubs, arena’s and down and out rock and roll style, The band consists of members from some of Baltimore’s most established bands that have defined the city’s underground rock sound for decades; The Mayan Factor, Live Alien Broadcast, Imbue and Rosabella.
Nokio brings fellow Dru Hill vocalist Tao (pronounced Tay-Oh) into the mix to lay a multi-layered harmony and singing style brilliantly over the dark churning guitar attack and groove rhythm of the Black Angel Down band. Frank “The Punisher” Marchand, recorded and produced the first, self-titled Black Angel Down album due out on Kedar Entertainment – Fontana/Universal, this Summer.