Multi-talented/Rapper Songwriter/Actor/Producer/ Composer/Activist, and Vocalist Dirty Red “Da Gift” is a major star on the rise. The Champaign, Illinois native, whom now resides in Anaheim California, has spent most of his young life surrounded by talented musicians and entertainers. He has embraced all aspects of the music industry and is conquering it at an astonishing rate. Dirty Red “Da Gift’s” captivatingly handsome looks, charm, and charisma make him the new “Gift” for all longing for a clean hot new artist that all the women will want to be with and the men want to imitate. Make sure you check out his critically acclaimed album “Now Hiring Haters”
As an artist, Dirty Red “Da Gift”, has been compared to Tupac lyrically also in style. Dirty Red “Da Gift” has a strong knowledge of today’s musical compositions and a love of “old school”. Uniquely hot in his stage presence and lyrical ability adapting song to fit the crowd, Dirty Red “Da Gift” exudes class and charisma. The buzz is that Dirty Red “Da Gift” is the new era in music. His music ranges from mellow hip hop fusion to hardcore rap, leaving the audience craving more.
IAA: What is your music background?
DIRTY RED “DA GIFT”: I come from a long line of musicians so it’s been passed down through generations of gospel singers, blues singers, and of course rap and r&b.
IAA: What inspired you to pursue music?
DIRTY RED “DA GIFT”: Pursuing music was inevitable and was instilled in me. I had a passion for music from as far back as I can remember. I loved performing, rapping, and singing at a young age at family functions. As I got older I just pressed harder towards it and got more serious with it. I have dedicated my life to making it my career.
IAA: What are your songs about?
DIRTY RED “DA GIFT”: My songs are about life experiences ranging from love, passion, and pain. I try to rap about things going on in my life, going on around me, and current events. I can only speak the truth, “How it is, is what it is.”
IAA: Do you write your own music?
DIRTY RED “DA GIFT”: Yes I do, no ghost writer needed. Not only do I write my own music, I also write for other artists in every genre.
IAA: Who are your musical influences?
DIRTY RED “DA GIFT”: First and foremost my family have been a strong influence. I definitely have to say I have been influenced by Tupac, Scarface, R Kelly and last but definitely not least Michael Jackson to name a few. So many different artists have influenced me, but these artists have made the most impact with me when it comes to my musical career.
IAA: How would you describe your music to people?
DIRTY RED “DA GIFT”: My music is real life no holds barred everyday everybody music. My music is relatable to everyone. I have a song for every occasion and every kind of listener.
IAA: What makes you stand out from other artist?
DIRTY RED “DA GIFT”: I have a unique sound of my own, and as I said earlier I have music everybody can enjoy. I have music for every kind of occasion and every kind of listener. There is no box for me. I’m not just a rapper or singer. I am a true artist that express myself in all of my work. I produce, I arrange, I master, I mix and I can play any instrument I touch.
IAA: What are some upcoming projects, you are currently working on?
DIRTY RED “DA GIFT”: Right now I’m in the studio working on my newest album self-titled “Da Gift.” I’m doing a lot of collaborations with well respected names in the industry who’s names will be revealed when my album comes out. I don’t want to give up the goodies yet, but I know the people are going to love it. I’m about to start a short 11 city promo tour to begin midsummer. Right now I’m currently performing all over Southern California.
IAA: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10years?
DIRTY RED “DA GIFT”: I want to boost my record sales, raise my company, sign artists, gain a phenomenal fan base, and make a major impression on the music industry. I see myself an established entrepreneur and mogul owning a fortune 500 business. I want to give opportunities to those with similar goals and ambitions.
IAA: How can your fans access your music and contact you?
DIRTY RED “DA GIFT”: I am on every major media social network but the easiest and fastest way to find me is to Google Dirty Red “Da Gift” to find music, videos, show and tour dates and whatever else I’m doing.