Born June 18, 1993 in Andalusia, Alabama. DeAdrian “9Dre” Crawford grew up in a small town on the outskirts of Dothan, Alabama called Taylor Rehobeth. He discovered his passion and talent at the young age of 7 yrs old. At 17 he took a serious approach towards his music career by releasing his first solo R&B mixtape “The Bedroom Confessions of NiAndre”. After his first mixtape release 9Dre took some time off to develop a sound far from ordinary mixing his genres through his music. He’s recently dropped the follow up mixtape “#TBCO9Dre Vol. 2” and “#CLXCO” released on Spinrilla & Datpiff. His Debut Single “Karma” is available for purchase in all digital stores #Karma via #iTunes #GooglePlayMusic #TIDAL #Shazam #Spotify #AppleMusic etc.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What city and state are you from?

9DRE: Dothan, Alabama

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your music background?

9DRE: I’ve always loved music as a kid, actually I’ve been rapping and singing since I was 7 years old. I knew when I got in High School this is what I wanted to do with my career.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Why do you want to record and release your own music?

9DRE: I just feel Like I could be the Leader of the new wave.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your songs about?

9DRE: My music varies but I mainly like to  focus on being the voice of the  struggle coming from this part of the south.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who is your fan base directed towards

9DRE: Anywhere from 13 – 40 years old.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who are your musical influences?

9DRE: The Temptations, James Brown, Usher, Missy Elliot, Eminem, Dr. Dre, 2pac, Biggie, Drake & Future

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How would you describe your music to people?

9DRE: A mix of Hip Hop & R&B.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What makes you stand out from other artists?

9DRE: My drive and hunger for success to be great.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your upcoming projects that you are currently working on?

9DRE: I have a Single called “Like She Kno Me” droppin on itunes June 18th.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

9DRE: I just want to put out great consistent music for as long as I live. Maybe when I get old I can go more into production. I actually can see myself acting a bit too.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How can your fans access your music and contact you?

9DRE: ITunes, Spotify, Youtube, Soundcloud, Google Play Music, AudioMack, and Spinrilla.



  1. 9DRE you a star already!!! Continue the with your good quality of music and the sky is the limit.. Once someone in the industry recognize your talent I see you being in the game for quite some time…Keep pushing and believe!!!

  2. 9DRE is a very driven individual who I have known for a while. He has been through a lot and he as kept on going no matter what life through his way. He’s a awesome artist I hope he rises to the top and stays there. 9DRE your a star on the home front now go take the nation by storm bro!

  3. Keep doing what you love & continue sharing your gifts with world.Looking forward to hearing more from you…You Are UNSTOPPABLE!

  4. Your drive and dedication to your art/music is inspirational. I am a fan and I am proud to call you my friend. The world deserves to hear you’re music and it won’t be long til they do‼️ #CLXCO

  5. Im loving the music. Even at 42 I still ride to the beat. Especially the song , “BestFriend Freestyle”. The vocals on point. Keep up the great work and put Alabama on the map.

  6. Get this guy in or loose an opportunity! 9 DRE isn’t someone you want to let slip through. Don’t let him be your “I wished I signed him.” Let him be the “My best decision yet, he’s going places.”

  7. Finally!!!!!!that’s what’s up bro iam happy for you….. we go back even know we don’t link up all the time iam Down since day one fam!!!

  8. Dre’ I left a comment when it first came up but I don’t see it so I’ll write another one
    DeAdrien has so much heart and is determined like no one I know. He does what it takes to get his music done!

  9. I’m so happy for you. You are a very talented young man. Continue to of great things and never give up on your dreams. Don’t let the fame n fortune change you for the worst but let it motivate your change for the better.

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