Donwill is a Brooklyn based rapper who has parlayed his passion for music and writing into a wide array of opportunities. As a member of the rap group Tanya Morgan he has garnered critical acclaim with a string of impressive releases and music featured on Queen Sugar. As a solo act he has produced music for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and Buzzfeed’s “Another Round” podcast to name a few. Comedy is something he is passionate about as well, and alongside Wyatt Cenac he plays host to Shouting at the Screen, an interactive event based around Blaxploitation cinema where the duo provides colorful commentary and encourages the crowd to chime in and play drinking games. He is also the DJ for Butterboy with Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla and Maeve Higgins, #ADULTING with Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos, Sasheer Zamata Party Time, 2 Dope Queens, SZN SLT and several other cool cultural events around New York City.
Donwill currently serves as the Music Consultant for Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas on HBO and as a music composer for several other shows including Netflix’s Strong Black Lead podcast and #Adulting on WNYC. He is the host of the Book of Rhymes podcast available on all streaming platforms and is working on several album releases with his label Hipnott Records.
Meet Donwill, the Indie Hip-Hop Star Cultivating His Own Space in Comedy - Splitsider
How Tanya Morgan Became A Rap Group And Sustained Itself Over The Years - Bandcamp
Donwill on RISK!
Bad With Names Radio on WAXX.FM
Music Reviews for Village Voice