How did your artist name come about?
The artist name DezyDez came from the homies. They been calling me that’s since way back, like back to the high school days when I first started going by Dez.
Where are you from?
I’m from the 804 Richmond, VA
Who were your musical influences growing up?
Man my musical influences definitely go to Wayne and Fab. The way those dudes put punchlines together is insane. Always has you wondering what they gonna say next.
What hip-hop albums did you grow up listening to?
I mainly grew up listening to all the Wayne mixtapes back when he was going mixtape crazy dropping hella heat. My favorite would have to be Dedication 3.
What is the current single/project that you are promoting?
My current project is called Gnarly Produx. You know that’s out now on SoundCloud & Spinrilla. Go run those plays and downloads up!!!!
How did the tape come about?
The name of the tape originated from a clothing line me and the bros have which is actually called Gnarly Produx. But the brand is all about creating new waves and that’s what the tape is all about.
What would be your dream collaboration with any rapper or producer?
Easy question, I’m gonna have to go with Drake of course and imma need Metro to produce it. Now that’ll be a crazy collab to have under my belt.
Are you currently touring or have any upcoming shows?
Nah, no shows or anything coming up right now. Just been laying low writing new songs and featuring on tracks. Shows will be coming soon tho!!!!
How is the response from your fans & djs been?
The response has been better than I thought. I haven’t heard anything negative about my music. Everyone is saying it’s easy to vibe to. And that’s crazy since I just started making music and taking it seriously but it lets me know I’m doing something right.
What artists do you listen to the most?
I been listening to Key Glock and Gunna a lot lately.
What are your plans for 2018?
What are you doing that others are not? Man 2018 I plan on dropping another solo tape as well as a collab tape with some homies. Something I’m doing differently is working with everybody man. No need to hate on the next when you can be great together. Ya dig what I’m saying.
How can your fans reach you?
Follow me on instagram, Twitter, & SoundCloud @dezydez4. On Spinrilla just type my name in.
Any last words or shout outs?
Aye shout out to the whole Gnarly Nation camp. Ion gotta say y’all names, y’all been down since day 1 and already know what it is. Shout out to the bro Toine (FGC) that’s my dawg been like my mentor with this shii. Be on the lookout for his tracks too as well. Cuzzo Mink Deuce dropping real soon too. As well as my young bull Kinney. Whole team working ya dig.