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Datin (rapper)

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Datin
Birth nameEdward Berrios
Also known asDatin
BornJanuary 26
Newark, New Jersey
GenresChristian hip hop
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2000–present
LabelsGod Over Money
Associated actsBizzle
Websitegodovermoney.com/artist/datin/

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Edward Berrios (born January 26), better known by the stage name Datin, is an American Christian hip hop musician. He has released several projects including his hit mixtape "Turn It Off Vol 1," as well as featured on many other popular artist albums. On February 12, 2016, he released his first studio album The Roar under God Over Money Records. This album was his breakthrough release and landed at the top of several Billboard magazine charts.

Early life[edit]

Datin was born in Newark, NJ, where he was raised by father, Edward Berrios,[1] and mother, Maria, along with his sister, Jennifer [2] He graduated from Barringer High School,[3] where he started to hone his rapping skills.[4]

Music career[edit]

Datin began his career as an underground battle rapper and although he was unsigned he was still pretty well known. Datin, having many wins under his belt (including earning the title of 106 and Park freestyle Friday champion) started to catch the attention of several record labels. He nearly signed with Shady Records before giving his life to the Lord.

In 2014 Datin signed with God Over Money Records.[5][6] His first studio album The Roar was released on February 12, 2016.[7] This album was his breakthrough and landed upon the Billboard magazine chart, where it placed and peaked on the Christian Albums at No. 11,[8] Independent Albums at No. 18,[9] Rap Albums at No. 18,[10] and Heatseekers Albums at No. 6.[11]

Personal life[edit]

Datin resides in Florida, with his wife, Johely, and their child.[12]

Discography[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
CHR
[8]
US
IND
[9]
US
RAP
[10]
US
HEAT

[11]
The Roar 11 18 18 6

References[edit]

  1. #GodOverMoney Dātin (@Datin_TripleD) (August 15, 2011). "Wow... 11 years ago today my dad passed away... It feels like it was just yesterday :(". Twitter. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  2. datin_tripled (May 11, 2014). "Read Post and click links". Instagram. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  3. datin_tripled (March 14, 2014). "Me, my best friend @bighenrod , and my mom & dad at our Barringer High School Graduation. I miss my pops". Instagram. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  4. datin_tripled (October 25, 2012). "That's me (yeah me!) holding my first trophy that I won in a rap competition back in high school. '98 #ThrowBackThursday". Instagram. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  5. Daniels, David (July 30, 2014). "Datin: From Talking with Shady Records to Signing with God Over Money". Rapzilla. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  6. Funaro, Vincent (July 31, 2014). "Bizzle Signs Datin, A Christian Rapper Who Nearly Signed With Eminem, Swizz Beatz and Ja Rule". The Christian Post. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  7. Moore, Cal (February 15, 2016). "Datin : The Roar". The Christian Manifesto. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Datin Album & Song Chart History (Christian Albums)". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Datin Album & Song Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Datin Album & Song Chart History (Rap Albums)". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  11. 11.0 11.1 "Datin Album & Song Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  12. #GodOverMoney Dātin (@Datin_TripleD) (July 25, 2014). "Happy Birthday to my best friend, the love of my wife, my bride johelyb !!!". Twitter. Retrieved February 24, 2016.

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