While Dankiie's online presence was only recently launched, the studio was itself birthed in the beginning of 2017 and has been working behind the shadows on a number of unique and interesting projects and collborations.
'Coconut Cream' was our 2017 colour of choice
The name 'Dankiie' is a derivation of 'Dankie' - Afrikaans for 'Thank you' and was inspired by years spent in Cape-Town, South Africa. The idea behind the studio was however inspired by Donda, a company founded by Kanye West. What better way to begin our story is there than by telling the of what inspired us:
Had the pleasure of attending the Canadian Music Week conference in April. Not surprisingly, this year’s Canadian Music Week conference featured a lot of Social Media talk - a bi-product of the increasingly digital and social age we live in. Recap Infogif:
Trailer video for A tadé's remix of Chanel by Frank Ocean. July 2017
First audio release - December. World music; Instrumental