Malik Stewart aka “Malik DOPE” is a Washington, D.C. Native from the Uptown area. In 2013 he began to form his own brand “D.O.P.E, Definition of Percussion Entertainment " (now LLC) ,created to provide entertainment, education, inspiration, motivation, innovation, artistic awareness & production through the live nature of percussion, ultimately displaying the brand as a positive influence on living life.
As a result of Malik’s constant grind, he has generated a huge internet presence, going viral several times, gaining him a great following on his social medias with hundreds of thousands of fans on his social media channels. Malik is valued as one of the top influential and innovative artist in this present time. Malik has also performed at multiple Concert Halls/ festivals/ events such as the Howard Theatre, Echo Stage (in DC), Warner Theatre (in DC), Tabernacle (in ATL), Saint Ann’s Bay (in Jamaica) “Charged Up” Festival, DC Funk Parade, Broccoli City Festival, Afro Punk, SXSW, A3C, Made in America, Brooklyn Hip Hop festival, international festival “Rebel Salute in Jamaica, One Love Massive studio & more.
Malik has gained media attention being featured in the Washington Post, Time Magazine, Complex Magazine, Fader, Hypebeast, Revolt TV, Circa News, Fox 5 News, WUSA Channel 9 News, ABC Channel 7 News, TV Jamaica/Smile Jam TV, America’s Got Talent and more. Malik has performed and been scoped by popular, award-winning artists such as Usher Raymond, Erykah Badu, Swizz Beats, Wale, Mike Will Made It, Rae Sremmurd, BackYard Band, D.R.A.M, Pusha T, Swizz Beats, Ayo & Teo, Queen Ifrica, Tony Rebel and now he’s currently on one of the biggest staged performance shows ever, AMERICAS GOT TALENT !