Who Is Düke? - - The Now Legacy
Düke is a German producer and rapper with Cameroonian roots from Karlsruhe, Germany. He is the founder of the brand and label Potential Entertainment and has produced for Artists like Kay One, BTNG, Nessa and others.
Düke was born in Cameroon in 1998. His father was the musician Billy Mussango, who repeatedly attract-ed attention with his political and critical lyrics. After the birth of Düke's brothers Patrick Bill Pagna (rap-per) and Parker Phil Pagna (Soccerll player), Billy Mussango decided to leave Cameroon to Germany. Düke's entry followed in 2009. In the following years, his mother and both brothers also followed.
After releasing my first mixtape I started working with my brother Bill on his EP. After releasing his EP, he was part of the Label. In the following time, Düke attracted attention, especially as a producer. He worked with BTNG, Kay One, Nessa and many other artists. At the same time, he signed the Berlin newcomer 03CMB and expanded the label's structures. In 2021, Düke started again with a surprise. 03CMB, Düke and Bill formed the group CSQUAD, which released the French song "Le Pas". After a short time, the single reached several million views on Triller and TikTok, due to the "Le Pas Challenge", and was able to place itself internationally.
Questions & Answers
1. What is a typical day/week like for you?
Wake up at 7 am. Then I my morning routine. After then I start to work until evening.
2. What is your best memory of starting your career?
My dad buying me guitar and telling me that one day I will be big, he died 2 years ago but this memory will always stay.
3. What advice would you give to someone wanting to create and market a brand from scratch?
Believe in yourself and build a great team. Stay focused no matter what.
4. How can others reach out to you for music collaboration information?
On Instagram: @whoisduke
5. What’s your next marketing moves for your career?
Publishing our new Online Shop very soon.
6. Name your top 5 musicians; dead or alive?
Billy Mussango (my dad), Kendrick Lamar, Bob Marley, Pharrell Williams, Drake