Awon & Phoniks are a hip-hop duo from Newport News, Virginia and Portland, Maine respectively. Established in 2013 over the creation of the underground classic "Return to the Golden Era" LP, they have made a name for themselves over the past 5 years amassing over 60 million streams and support from various music outlets across the globe. The combination of Awon's laid-back flow with Phoniks smooth jazzy production has listeners comparing them to hip-hop artists of the 90's, while their sound continues to evolve keeping each release fresh and original. In the past few years the two have launched their independent record label "Don't Sleep Records" with a string of successful digital and vinyl releases. Most recently with 2018’s “The Actual Proof” LP.