|Birth name||Dominique Marquis Cole|
March 9, 1991 |
Hawthorne, California, United States
|Origin||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Genres||Alternative hip hop|
|Labels||Odd Future Records|
|Associated acts||Odd Future, MellowHigh, Casey Veggies, Smoke DZA, The Alchemist|
Dominique Marquis Cole (born March 9, 1991), better known by his stage name Domo Genesis, is an American rapper from Los Angeles, currently signed to Odd Future Records. He is a member of the alternative hip hop collective OFWGKTA and sub-group MellowHigh.
He briefly attended Arizona State University before leaving his studies to focus on a career in rapping. Domo Genesis joined Odd Future in mid-2009 because he was very good friends with Tyler, The Creator. His first mixtape, Rolling Papers, was released on August 30, 2010. Production was done entirely by Tyler, The Creator, Left Brain, & Syd Tha Kyd.
His second mixtape Under The Influence was released on September 20, 2011. Many saw this second release as a vast improvement over his first, citing "it's focused and rarely lacking in style — or yeah, SWAG."
On February 9, 2012 Domo released a track with one of his main inspirations, Wiz Khalifa titled, "Ground Up". On February 22, 2012 it was announced that Domo Genesis would have his own strain of medical marijuana named after him, Domo OG.
Domo Genesis made his TV debut in the tenth episode of Odd Future's show, Loiter Squad, as Young Gunshot, his Gangsta rap alter ego. Domo Genesis & The Alchemist's debut collaboration mixtape, No Idols, was released for free download on August 1, 2012. The first official single was, "Elimination Chamber" which features Earl Sweatshirt, Vince Staples, and Action Bronson, was released on July 16, 2012.
On April 4, 2013, Domo (with Tyler, The Creator and Earl Sweatshirt) performed the song "Rusty" on The Late Show with David Letterman. On October 31, 2013, Domo released MellowHigh his collaboration album with MellowHype. The album debuted at number 89 on the US Billboard 200. In early November 2013, Domo Genesis revealed that he was working on a new mixtape Under the Influence 2 and his debut studio album.
- Rolling Papers (2010)
- Under the Influence (2011)
- No Idols (with The Alchemist) (2012)
- Under the Influence 2 (2014)
With Odd Future
- Studio albums
- The Odd Future Tape Vol. 2 (2012)
- Radical (2010)
- 12 Odd Future Songs (2011)
With MellowHype as MellowHigh
- MellowHigh (2013)
|"Pigs Fly"||2009||Tyler, The Creator||Bastard|
|"Window"||2011||Tyler, The Creator, Hodgy Beats, Mike G, Frank Ocean||Goblin|
|"SWV"||2012||Smoke DZA||Sweet Baby Kushed God|
|"Rusty"||2013||Tyler, The Creator, Earl Sweatshirt||Wolf|
|"Camp Registration"||The Alchemist, Step Brothers, Blu, Action Bronson||SSUR|
|"1010 Wins"||The Alchemist, Action Bronson, Meyhem Lauren, Roc Marciano, Despot|
|"Tesla"||The Alchemist, Freddie Gibbs, Hodgy Beats|
|"20 Wave Caps"||Earl Sweatshirt||Doris|
- Jeff Weiss (September 22, 2011). "Domo Genesis stays 'Under the Influence' on new mixtape". LA Times. Retrieved March 19, 2012.
- Listen to Ground Up on Hulkshare – Free Music Streaming & Download. Hulkshare.com. Retrieved on 2012-08-20.
- Domo Genesis O.G. – Domo Genesis / Mike G – OddFutureTalk Forums. Oddfuturetalk.com (2012-02-22). Retrieved on 2012-08-20.
- Domo Genesis (January 3, 2012). "No Idols album announcement". Twitter. Retrieved March 27, 2012.