Once in a millennium, bilingual, afrobeat/hip-hop artist, Napoleon Da Legend. NDL transferred his skills on the basketball court to the wax. But wait: before that, he had to teach himself English. He listened to his radio like a mad scientist.
Great. Now that we know where the drive and passion comes from…
Paris-born, to the Comoros Islands, then Washington DC raised, Napoleon is a Brooklyn-based artist who uses his voice as weapon of hope, social-critique, conquest, and joy. NDL’s song “Black Privilege” led him to be featured at the Essence Festival in 2017. He was then invited to perform live on FOX 5’s Good Day DC.
NDL’s message of empowerment, community, and self-determination through music doesn’t stop there. He also works regularly with youth, running hip-hop workshops in Brooklyn,