Dominique Young Unique

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Dominique Young Unique
Birth nameDominique Lashawn Clark
Born (1991-03-15) March 15, 1991 (age 31)
Origin Tampa, Florida, U.S.
Genres Hip hop, electronic
Occupation(s) Rapper, model
Years active2009–present
Labels Sony Records (20122014), The Hana Road Music Group (present)

Dominique Lashawn Clark (born March 15, 1991), better known by her stage name Dominique Young Unique, is an American rapper and model. In 2012, Clark signed to Sony Records, a contract which ended in 2014. Dominique is currently signed to The Hana Road Music group. [1]



Early beginnings

As a model, Clarks' debut experience on the runway was in 2011, for London-based fashion designer Katie Eary. [2] She also appeared in Vogue's September 2012 issue, alongside fellow models Tali Lennox and Cara Delevingne. [3]

2009–present: Breakthrough

Clark first gained recognition in 2009, when she released her debut EP Hot Girl, [4] followed by her promotional video for ‘War Talk’, a song taken from her debut mixtape Domination, released in 2010. [5] She has since released two more mixtapes, Glamorous Touch and Stupid Pretty, both in 2011, alongside various promotional videos, and collaborations with Mad Decent-signed producer Branko, A.N.D.Y., and most recently, a feature on "Earthquake", a collaboration between DJ Fresh and Diplo, released by Ministry of Sound. [6]

Clark's debut performance of "Earthquake" occurred during DJ Fresh's set at the New York leg of the international Electric Daisy Carnival festival. [7] [8] Clark and DJ Fresh performed "Earthquake" again at Radio 1's Big Weekend, during the latter's headlining set on the "1Xtra Arena/In New Music We Trust Stage". Additionally, an edited version of "Earthquake" was included on the Kick-Ass 2 soundtrack under the name "Motherquake". [9]

In February 2014 Clark featured on Le Youth's single "Dance with Me" which reached 11 on the official UK singles chart. Her debut single, "Throw It Down", was released on April 20, 2014. [10]

She is the featured artist on Don Diablo's May 2016 single "Drifter".



TitleEP details
Hot Girl
  • Released: 2009
  • Format: Digital download
Just Doing Me
  • Released: 2014
  • Format: Digital download


TitleMixtape details
  • Released: 2010
  • Format: Digital download
Glamorous Touch
  • Released: 2011
  • Format: Digital download
Stupid Pretty
  • Released: 2011
  • Format: Digital download
  • Released: 2011
  • Format: Digital download
Domination Reload
  • Released: 2015
  • Format: Digital download


As lead artist

YearSinglePeak chart positionsAlbum

2014"Throw It Down" [lower-alpha 1] 45Non-album single
YearSinglePeak chart positionsCertificationsAlbum
BEL (Fl)
UK Dance
UK Indie
(A.N.D.Y featuring Dominique Young Unique)
Non-album singles
(DJ Fresh vs. Diplo featuring Dominique Young Unique)
2014"Dance with Me" [lower-alpha 2]
(Le Youth featuring Dominique Young Unique)
(Bang La Decks featuring Dominique Young Unique)
(Don Diablo featuring DYU)
(Coone featuring Dominique Young Unique)
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory.


  1. did not chart on the Ultratop's Belgian Flanders Singles Chart, but did chart at number 45 on the Ultratip chart, the top 100 songs which haven't made the Ultratop 50.
  2. did not chart on the Ultratop's Belgian Flanders Singles Chart, but did chart at number 42 on the Ultratip chart, the top 100 songs which haven't made the Ultratop 50.

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