Clarity. I thought most musicologists were just overgrown fans first, striving for some sort of clarity in the art of the culture. For D.r.e.s. the Beatnix, his scholarly knowledge of, and life’s lessons are a pure treasure trove; where the history of hip-hop culture resides. His name is an acronym for the Divine Real Essence of Sound (D.R.E.S.) and his voice is the instrument from which the beats make you dance.