DanO, better known by family and friends as Daniel Olukotun, or just simply Dan, is a hip-hop artist that was born and raised in Lagos City, Nigeria. (The Kid from the Motherland) In 2004, DanO moved to united states. Growing up DanO listened mostly to Hip Hop and R&B, and being influenced by artistes like Jay Z, Nas, Notorious B.I.G, The Roots, Tupac, Twista, 112, he describes himself as Hip Hop MC. He uses his own creativity and his own life experiences to give you hit records that have substance and versatility. DanO is far from just another rapper, he has been emerged in music all of his life and can play many instruments, with a bias to piano and drums.