Every so often there is a wave of new rappers emerging on Twitter, Sound Cloud and even Youtube. With the internet being our source of the “first”, many talented young artist get their buzz and a lot of their shine on these networks. Rapper DUBWORK formally known as LE Double NY is no different.
Birth name Lenny Lavergne and respectively known as “Flaco” to friends and family, was Raised in New York later relocating to New Jersey with his family. According to DUBWORK, “It’s important to unite New York and New Jersey together because there are too many similarities – same radio stations, rapping tendencies, and swagger. Why not bridge the gap?”
Born to Dominican parents DUBWORK delivers an authentic style of hip-hop intertwining both his East-Coast American and Afro-Caribbean roots. His diverse background has only added to DUBWORK’s appeal as a skilled hip-hop artist and educated music-lover. “Since I was young, my parents have been listening to both English and Spanish music” he says. “Name any song from the Eighties – English or Spanish – I will know it, not to mention almost every one of my uncles can play a musical instrument.” With relatives
DUBWORK fell in love with music at the tender age of 11. Idolizing rappers before his time, he began re-writing song lyrics to personalize them to himself and his own experiences. Junior High he began writing and free-styling his own original music.
While attending Howard University in Washington, DC, DUBWORK began aggressively making music to fulfill his passion and dream and entertain an ever-growing fan base. He formed DTO Records with fellow artists and released a conglomeration of mixtapes, such as “THE LE DOUBLE NY n GORDO” Mixtape (2002) and “Step Your Game Up” (2004). DUBWORK’s latest project “Still Dreaming” is the sequel to his mixtape “Dreams.” Both readily available for download.
With a vibrant style and skilled talent DUBWORK is the epitome of how dreams do become reality.
Watch DUBWORK’s latest highly anticipated video “Please” off of Still Dreaming below