Dwayne Tryumf

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Dwayne Tryumf
Birth name Dwayne Shorter[1][2]
Also known as Conspiracy
Born London, England, U.K.
Genres Christian hip hop
Occupations Singer, songwriter
Instruments vocals, singer-songwriter
Years active 1997–present
Website dwaynetryumf.com

Dwayne Shorter,[1][2] who goes by the stage name Dwayne Tryumf, is a British Christian musician, who primarily plays Christian hip hop. He has released two studio albums, Ghetto Scripture in 2005 and 777: Mark of the Peace in 2010. Along with these, Tryumf released an extended play in 2006, The Mark of the Peace the EP, and a live album, Live in Concert in 2014.

Early life

Dwayne Tryumf, was born as Dwayne Shorter,[1] in London, England, where he was involved in secular hip hop during the mid-1990s.[2] Tryumf became a Christian in August of 1999, when he had intentions of quitting rapping altogether.[3]

Music career

He started his hip hop music career in 1997, with the group Magic Circle,[2] using the name Conspiracy. Tryumf would start his Christian hip hop career in 1999, after his conversion to Christianity. His first studio album, Ghetto Scripture, was released in 2005.[4][5] The subsequent release, an extended play, The Mark of the Peace the EP, was released on 30 April 2008.[6] He released, 777: Mark of the Peace, a studio album, on 12 March 2010.[7][8][9] The live album, Live in Concert, was released on 9 June 2014.[10][11] He rapped some of his lyrics in Mandarin Chinese at a 2015 concert.[3]


Studio albums
  • Ghetto Scripture (2005)
  • 777: Mark of the Peace (12 March 2010)
live albums
  • Live in Concert (9 June 2014)
  • The Mark of the Peace the EP (30 April 2008)


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. "777 Work ID No. 886543352 ISWC No. T0117778412". American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. https://www.ascap.com/Home/ace-title-search/index.aspx. Retrieved September 25, 2015.  Work ID No. 886543352 ISWC No. T0117778412
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Cummings, Tony (18 November 2009). "Dwayne Tryumf: Squeezing the whole of the Bible into a single rap". Cross Rhythms. http://www.crossrhythms.co.uk/articles/music/Dwayne_Tryumf_Squeezing_the_whole_of_the_Bible_into_a_single_rap/37829/p1/. Retrieved 25 September 2015. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Daniels, David (11 January 2015). "Gospel and Google move UK artist Dwayne Tryumf to rap in Chinese". Rapzilla. http://www.rapzilla.com/rz/features/9821-gospel-and-google-move-uk-artist-dwayne-tryumf-to-rap-in-chinese. Retrieved 25 September 2015. 
  4. Sherwood, Mark (12 October 2006). "Review: Ghetto Scripture – Dwayne Tryumf". Cross Rhythms. http://www.crossrhythms.co.uk/products/Dwayne_Tryumf/Ghetto_Scripture/18551/. Retrieved 25 September 2015. 
  5. Burton, Jr., John. "Dwayne Tryumf (Ghetto Scripture) – Reviews". Gospelflava. http://www.gospelflava.com/reviews/dwaynetryumf.html. Retrieved 25 September 2015. 
  6. Hayes, Steve (16 August 2008). "Review: The Mark of the Peace the EP – Dwayne Tryumf". Cross Rhythms. http://www.crossrhythms.co.uk/products/Dwayne_Tryumf/The_Mark_Of_The_Peace_The_EP/47779/. Retrieved 25 September 2015. 
  7. Rimmer, Mike (23 August 2010). "Review: 777 Mark of the Peace – Dwayne Tryumf". Cross Rhythms. http://www.crossrhythms.co.uk/products/Dwayne_Tryumf/777_Mark_Of_The_Peace/94428/. Retrieved 25 September 2015. 
  8. Rapzilla (12 March 2010). "Review - Dwayne Tryumf - 777 (Mark of the Peace)". Rapzilla. http://www.rapzilla.com/rz/features/reviews/1892-review-dwayne-tryumf-777-mark-of-the-peace. Retrieved 25 September 2015. 
  9. Horton, Chad (24 March 2010). "Interview - Dwayne Tryumf on '777 (Mark of the Peace)' pt.1". Rapzilla. http://rapzilla.com/rz/features/interviews/1958-interview-dwayne-tryumf-on-777-mark-of-the-peace-pt1. Retrieved 25 September 2015. 
  10. Hayes, Steve (27 October 2014). "Review: Live in Concert – Dwayne Tryumf". Cross Rhythms. http://www.crossrhythms.co.uk/products/Dwayne_Tryumf/Live_In_Concert/152701/. Retrieved 25 September 2015. 
  11. Borquaye, Isaac. "Dwayne Tryumf – Live in Concert". Premier Gospel. http://www.premiergospel.org.uk/News-Reviews/Reviews/Dwayne-Tryumf-Live-in-Concert. Retrieved 25 September 2015. 

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