theWHOevers is the eclectic hip-hop duo of DotKom and J. Arthur out of Chicago. With one foot firmly planted in the boom-bap motifs of hip-hop's golden age and another reaching forward into the future of the genre, the pair creates music that is at once comfortable and progressive. Although its evident the duos musical roots are influenced by a number of musical genres, they use inspiration, imagination and life experiences to produce honest lyrical content, consistently winning over even the most diverse crowds.
Formed in 2011, the combined power of wild-child lyrical genius DotKom and the soul-infused sounds of J. Arthur create a distinct and unique approach that provides audiences with a fresh and relevant sound for the modern age. W? have shared the stage and opened up for Evidence of Dilated Peoples, Elzhi of Slum Village, Black Milk, Tanya Morgan, Psalm One, K-Os, Qwel and Maker of Typical Cats, Lyrics Born, Kids These Days, Denmark Vessey, THEESatisfaction, and ShowYouSuck.
A force to be reckoned with, theWHOevers are surely launching toward the forefront of today's Chicago hip hop / Future Bounce scene.