Photo taken by Zachary Maxwell Stertz

Photo taken by Zachary Maxwell Stertz

Raphy, 19

From: Bronx, NY

Focus: Rapper / Songwriter 

Raphy a.k.a. “Doublee R” is a 19 year old New York rapper. He was born in the Dominican Republic (DR, Doublee R). Living in the Bronx, Doublee R fell in love with music at the age of 11, using it as a means to express his emotions. Art Start has given him opportunities to demonstrate his love of music at lots of events and field trips. He's currently taking beat-making classes while writing and recording his own songs. Doublee R wants to flow better, sound better and think better with the help of his mentor Miky.