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Dave Zup is a Hip-Hop/Pop artist from Cleveland, Ohio. Dave began his life in music at a young age. His father was a musician who influenced Dave’s deep affection early on. Growing up Zup was surrounded by a diverse assortment of his father’s records and began developing an interest in writing lyrics to them. He also joined a youth theatre and began taking acting lessons. By the time he was in high school, he was recording himself over beats that he found online or made with his friends. 

In college Dave started to further develop his skills as an emcee as well as a performer. Upon the release of his first mix tape he began filling small slots at a local venue in Dayton as well as traveling back to Cleveland where he played small Hip-Hop show-cases in addition to landing a few opening gigs for larger acts. 

Dave has gone on to produce 3 mix tapes as well as several singles and countless fea-tures. In addition to his extensive catalog of music, Dave Zup has also preformed as direct support for artists including: Chevy Woods, King Chip (Formally Chip Tha Ripper), TRAIN, Shwayze, Sean Kingston, iPhonic and MGK. All of this is evident in his growing fan base across Twitter and Facebook which currently sits at a combined total of 2,425 followers/likes. His stellar stage presence, distinct flow, and lyricism have garnered him 37,000+ plays across SoundCloud and Youtube. Dave and his band will be playing extensively in 2016 supporting his latest single “WIRED” as well as a forthcoming full-length LP. 

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