• "If you can think—& not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with Triumph & Disaster & treat those two impostors just the same"

    "Do you know who you are?  Who you really are? Do you know you can be,  What you want to be, If you try to be ,What you can be."

    "At some point someone's got to say, at some point 'somethings's got to break. But at my back in a cold blast I hear, The rattle of the bones."

    "When the government says, 'time to kill.' Line on up. Airforce, Army, not the pop star's gun. Coast Guard, Marines, not the senator's sun."

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    "Great concept."

    "Dogs of War succeeds for both the active and the passive listener."

    "So good... Can't wait to hear more"

  • About the Music

    Dogs of War is an album that combines the spoken word with the music of hip hop, rock and dance beats. It's a narrative to the costs of war through three acts: war's genesis, war, & the aftermath of war.


    Derek is a musician, composer, singer, rapper, spoken word artist, songwriter, writer, music teacher, music producer, founder of the band Haberdasher (est. 2010). Dogs of War Credits: composition, arrangement,  instruments, lyrics, vocals, mixing.


    David is an entrepreneur, writer, spoken word artist, & storyteller. He founded ArtMap Inc. (est. 2015). Degree in creative writing. Creator of "ART + marketing" publication. Dogs of War Credits: lyrics, arrangement, mixing, vocals.

  • We're also fans of the Clint Eastwood

    we don't do covers often, but when we do, we're feeling lucky.

  • We've completed ACT 1 & need your help to finish producing ACTS 2 & 3. Every $1 helps, You Beautiful Child.

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