DL Incognito is a Hip Hop purist, trying to convert current Hip Hop back to its roots. With clever metaphors, anti-gimmicks lyrics and ill underground productions, this MC will open up the ears and eyes of all Hip Hop fan's dying for the sounds of the realness. Mic Check, the French Lyricist adds a twist of consciousness with his killer delivery and extensive French vocabulary. He's reppin Ottawa, Canada.
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Oliver Nestor, better known as DL Incognito is an underground Canadian hip hop producer and rapper from Ottawa, Ontario who started his career in 1998. The name 'DL Incognito' means Deliverying Lyrics on the Low. His 2004 album, Life's a Collection of Experiences, received a 2005 Juno nomination for Best Rap Recording. His third studio album, Organic Music for a Digital World (2006) was also nominated for a 2007 Juno Award in the same category. DL Incognito faced stiff competition from label mate Classified but both lost to Swollen Members.
With DL Incognito's fourth album, A Captured Moment in Time, DL Incognito ranks among the few Canadian hip-hop artists to release four full-length albums.
DL Incognito said in an interview that his main goal is "just trying to give Canadian hip-hop an identity." In another interview, he said what inspires him to rap is life: "Life inspires me, all the ups & downs that people go through, current events, happiness, pain, everything is an inspiration. As I continue on this journey I've realized that life's a collection of experiences and my albums are captured moments in time."
Both him and his twin brother Nick manage their own label Nine Planets Hip Hop.
In many songs DL talks about personal issues such as the loss of his mother: