“I started writing and performing my own rhymes in 5th grade in response to a challenge to battle.”
DISCOGRAPHY: 1-Real, Complex, & Imaginary Numbers 2-Roots the Wisdom Tree 3-Liberty LiveLIVE 4-autocosmology 5-Still N****s 6-RHYTHMISM! 7-Yea Hip Hop EXC Shinobi Mix 8-Nicole Dinkins-Chavous
“I began composing/producing tracks and engineering in response to a necessity for beats which no other producer could create. I had specific sounds & melodies that went with each lyric every time I wrote. & I wrote constantly.”
Nicole created a fused genre of Hip Hop, Jazz, R & B, and Soul.
“My fusion style comes from my broad musical and multi-cultural background. My musical influences: My parents Jasper Dinkins and Christine Lott, siblings Jerry, Angie and Nae Nae, grandma Ruby, Aunt Glenda, Anita Baker, Lalah Hathaway, Regina Bell, Patti Labelle, LTD, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Johnny Guitar Washington, Peabo Bryson, Grover Washington Jr., Parliament, George Benson, Prince, Alicia Myers, Chaka Khan, B.B. King, Johnny Taylor, Koko Taylor, this list DON’T STOP!”