), the Harvard-educated talent has found myriad ways to inspire, engage and activate young people with positive messages for social change.
Dubbed a "YouTube phenom" by the New York Times
, the Ghana, West Africa, native has dedicated his life to building bridges between the fields of business, media, technology, youth culture, pop culture and politics.
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Band site: www.soulfege.com
Derrick Ashong, also known as DNA, is the voice of a new generation. Whether heard in the eloquent expression of his thoughts on Sen. Barack Obama (as seen in one of the most viewed videos of 2008 on YouTube), in his music (as leader of the emerging band Soulfège), in his lyrics (he won Billboard Magazine's 2007 World Song Writing Competition) or in his acting ability (alongside two-time Oscar® nominee Djimon Hounsou in Steven Spielberg's