Grupo HNE (DJ Heron, DJ Exes & Nando) Drop “Dope Sick” Feat. DeeSoulopez & Str8 Paper

Grupo HNE (DJ Heron, DJ Exes & Nando) feat. DeeSoulopez & Str8 Paper - Dope Sick

Spanglish Boom-Bap triumvirate Grupo HNE (pronounced Henny) return with a new single this morning.  “Dope Sick” is a Lowrider Soul inflected dose of hip-Hop instrumental with verses from Grupo HNE’s DJ Exes as well as guests DeeSoulopez and Str8 Paper.  As Exes says of the track “is the metaphor of our life-long love of Hip-Hop being as strong a habit as an addicts to substances.  For those who experience the high of making music like we do, it’s a rush that you want to have in your life all the time.”

“Dope Sick” is available now via Spotify and is the third released single from the group.  Grupo HNE is composed of Producer DJ Heron, multi-instrumentalist Nando (percussion, keyboards, vocals) and DJ Exes who rhymes. 

DJ Heron originally from Brooklyn, cut his teeth in the early days of DJ Culture in Miami.  Over the decades he has worked with / DJ’d for artists including De La Soul, Mobb Deep, Smoke DZA, KRS-ONE, The Lox and many more.  Most recently he released a full-length remix album of LoLife General Thirstin Howl The 3rd classic material entitled Thirstin On Heron.

DJ Exes spent his formative years between New Jersey and Miami and is an integral member of the LoLife Miami Family.  In addition to forming one of the first boom-bap morning shows in the area on Blaze 104.7 he spun at events all over the city.  As an emcee he formed German Regime with DeeSoulLopez releasing two albums.  More recently his Salsa Breaks series of mixtapes were instrumental in the creation of the Thirstin Howl hip-hop musical Don Chicharron.

Nando has a long and extensive relationship with music, including playing drumlines through his teen years.  Through his brother he ended up meeting DJ Exes and playing live drums for a German Regime track remix.  Continuing that relationship, Exes introduced Nando to Thirstin Howl The 3rd who made him a part of his live performances playing congas as well as appearing on a variety of tracks by him and the LoLife Miami Family members.

Yoel Molina Law

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