About Don Kody

Producer | Audio Engineer | Recording Artist


Don Kody hails from the former steel capital of the world: Youngstown, Ohio aka Crimetown, USA (due to mafia’s presence) the home of local boxing legend Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini, actor Ed O’Neil (Married With Children, Modern Family), and coach Jim Tressel just to name a few.

Vowing to never succumb to the heartless street life “The Y.O.” had to offer, Kody dove head first in music not only as a passion but a stress relief. Due diligence it’s no surprise he developed into a multifaceted artist/producer with an educated street savvy and clever wordplay displayed with any song topic. Kody’s production influences are embodied in his beats which resulted in he not having a “signature sound” mindful of the fact every region enjoy different sound takes on popular music so why be in a box?

No stranger shoe string budgets, Kody developed a niche for networking via social media pushing his music and brand which eventally lead to various cross-promotion endeavors with companies such as Push Promotions, featured on top Bay Area Hip-Hop blog Thizzler.com, Goodtimes USA, Hunid Racks Energy Drink, The HYPE Magazine, Frisco Street Show, Nerve DJ’s & Ohio Hip-Hop Awards co-founder Quincy “Big Heff” Taylorand even hosting, sequencing, and designing retail mixtapes with Bay Area hip-hop legends like San Quinn, The Jacka, Messy Marv, and Husalah. .

Don Kody’s recent work consists of being Audio Engineering at Above Reality Studios as well as a personal engineer to P-Hustle of Da Hustle Ent & J Stalin’s Livewire Records. when he isn’t engineering he’s lending his talents as a member of MoJo Botz, a songwriter/production team consisting of Myke Groov & Platinum Songwriter Rufus Blaq (credits range from Salt-N-Pepa to Faith Evans to Destiny’s Child
Don Kody’s recent work consists of being Audio Engineering at Above Reality Studios and releasing his new compilation series “The Digital Dope House”.