Row Stacks Aka MellyRow Stackz

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New York-based hip hop recording artist Formally known as MellyRow Stackz, (born Jamaal M. Kennedy) now known as Row Stacks started writing music at the tender age of ten and recording songs of his own in his early teens. Row Stacks was inspired to pursue a career in the recording industry by watching his uncle, the legendary hip-hop recording artist/master beatboxer Doug. E. Fresh, and his older brother Mansone Batez. Now known as k davis the hitman performing at various spots and releasing singles on his own sparked a huge buzz in the streets of New York, which lead to him being offered a deal with the independent label Cee-Lo Records.

While signed to the label, MellyRow had many tremendous milestones in his career such as sharing the stage and rocking the mic alongside some of hip hop’s heavyweights at the time including Ja Rule, DMX and Method Man. After experiencing a few personal situations that had a direct effect on his productivity in the music business, Rowstacks was eventually dropped from Cee-Lo Records. During his hiatus, the young artist used that time to regroup and was soon later blessed with the opportunity to sign with Woodz Ground Entertainment.

After ending his relationship with Woodz Ground Entertainment, Row decided to take a step back, perfect and Master his skills as an artist, and learn more about the business so that he wouldn’t repeat some of the situations, as well as mistakes of the past. Soon after, Rowstacks connected with producer Marko, to orchestrate his popular mixtape titled Wild Style that earned him well over $250,000 in sales. The success of the mixtape catapulted Mellyrow to his craft to another level.

In 2014, coming off the success of the Wild Style Mixtape, Rowstacks met singer Tara Gibson aka Tj Vida his soon to be partner. Vida, feed up with the politics of the industry and the shadiness that goes on behind closed doors as well as reflecting on her own personal experiences, she was a little hesitant to continue with pursuing a career in music as well as signing yet a new deal, however Rowstacks continued to work closely with Vida, encouraging her every step of the way and after building a trust with Row’s uncle, producer and CEO of DiggyDime Music Group, Shaka El Bey, Vida was ready to enter the game again, this time as the rapping/singing duo Diverse Gravity. Under the group name Diverse Gravity, the talented team of two released their critically acclaimed single “Katz Jealous” through DiggyDime Music Group which gained the group a lot of new fans through the world wide web and social media.

While the fans were eating up their popular “Katz Jealous” smash single, the label released the follow-up titled “Vida’s Song”, a very deep, emotional song that shows the comparison between true love and being in an abusive relationship. With the song speaking heavily on the topic of domestic violence, it gained the group an even wider following as well as more publicity. The group and song were featured in Hip Hop Weekly, Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes, and got plenty of spins on radio stations such as 101.9 Kiss FM, Fans Radio 916, Power 105, 106.1, Uti Radio, Heat From Da Street Radio, Tru Radio, and many more! their music spread, and grew. Diverse Gravity continued to make moves, perform at numerous showcases around the country, performing at the JRTM 5 Boro Tour and the performances led to many lucrative opportunities.

The head promoter and CEO of the Bomb Baby Experience Radio Show took the group under his wing, showed them both the ropes and making them administrators for Bomb Baby Events. All this lead to Diverse Gravity launching their own radio show, Diversified Radio under Street Wire Radio.

While the two wore many hats and juggled many positions within the recording industry, Diverse Gravity also accomplished many things, not only behind the scenes but as artists in the forefront as well. DG, won numerous awards, one being at The First Annual Bronx Unsigned Artist Award Show in 2016 for Best Song of The Year, the duo won two more awards at The Queens Free Expression Open Mic Award Show in 2016. Diverse Gravity was also nominated in the category for Hip Hop in the 4th Annual Rising Stars Magazine Awards show in Dec. of 2017. Another milestone in the same year was that Diverse Gravity was one of the featured acts in the “In My Bag” Hot 97 Edition and was given a cosign from Hip Hop Mike from Hot 97 on their stellar performance.

Riding the wave of their newly found success, Diverse Gravity released a highly praised single and short film to accompany the single titled “Flatline”, which chronicles the story of how Vida was on her deathbed from a bullet to her chest, as a result of Melly choosing to live the street life. The message was strong and put an emphasis on those who decide to live the street life and the consequences of living such a dangerous life. Diverse Gravity has a series of collaborations with other artists as well, and in addition to expanding their fan base with working with various artists across the nation, the two also gained more recognition in the world outside of entertainment by their humanitarian work. Row worked closely with nonprofit organizations to help those that suffer from all forms of epilepsy. In 2017, January Rowstacks Released “Complicated” a very deep song with a powerful message dedicated to all those living with epilepsy and to raise awareness for it. Complicated Reached 2 million plays on SoundCloud in its first two months Also July 20th, 2021 Diverse Gravity went Gold for their hit single Flatline on Spotify which is at 509,728 streams now. Rowstacks Now as a solo artist single Tit4Tat is now at 500,000 places on SoundCloud 2021 Rowstacks has linked up with West Coast legend Dj king assassin and Dj Greenguy and has been featured on new 2pac compilation albums called Thug 4 life and Eternal Thug Life also that album, stands at 400,000 on clean version and 300,000 on dirty version streams on Spotify Rowstacks single scarred pain is now at 20,000 streams on Spotify And his latest single Frozen is over 200,000 streams on Spotify.

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