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BUSTA BUST, BONE, TWISTA, 8-BALL, MJG, ICE CUBE, 3-6 MAFIA, TECH9, D-BOY, RAPBLAYZ E-ZINE, BLACKLOTUS RECORDS, D-PRODUCTIONS
AGE: 25 STYLE: BLACKLOTUS COMPANY: D-PRODUCTIONS LABEL: BLACKLOTUS RECORDS / RAPBLAYZ E-ZINE KNOWN AFFILIATES: ONE MORE CHANCE, N-V-US, MOST HATED, CLOUT TIME, SHORT-KUT, UJAMMA, 2 COLD ARTISTS WORKED WITH: MARTEL, THUG ILLUSION, LIL STATIC, LIL FRICTION, LIL J, SWEET PSYCHOTIC, HENNESY, INDO, HYPE, CHUB, LIKUID, KP, PRIME MINISTER, SIR DICE, SUAVE1, DUB SAC, LIL DO DIRT, LIL PISS, DJ TOP SPEED, DJ K-OTIK, BLAYZ, HYDRO, FELON, JIM-E-MAC, GOLDIE, SHORTI SHORT-KUT, SANDMAN, G-GAFFLE, N.A.P. CORNBREAD, YAYO, G-FORCE PROJECTS OUT: -=MOST OF THE SONGS YOU CAN STILL GET THROUGH WHEN YOU JOIN THE FREE MAILING LIST! IF YOU WISH TO GET THE SONGS FROM ANY OF THESE PROJECTS JUST LET US KNOW=-
Band/artist history
1992-STICK WIT DIS (SOLD OUT) GENER- CHRISTIAN RAP D-BOY WAS 14 WHEN HE STARTED HIS COME UP IN THE CHURCH PERFORMING AT DIFFERENT EVENTS AND CHURCHES. MOVING BACK TO INDIANA AFTER BEING RAISED UP IN ATLANTA GA., HE HAS A WIDE RANG OF INFLUENCES ON HIS FIRST RELEASE WRITTEN AND PRODUCE BY HIM SELF AT AGE 14 HIS FIRST TIME EVER IN A FULL PRODUCTION STUDIO WAS AT ON TRACK STUDIO WHERE IT TOOK HIM ONE DAY TO FIGURE ALL THE EQUIPMENT OUT BY HIMSELF. HE MASTERED THE ALESIS HR16 BEFORE THE HEAD TECH COULD EVEN FIGURE THE DRUM MACHINE OUT. NEEDLESS TO SAY VICTOR WAS HOOKED TO MUSIC. STICK WIT THIS FEATURES ARTIST D-BOY WENT TO SCHOOL WITH AT NORTH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL.--- LESLIE FARELY, NU IMAGE, AND DJ G-FORCE (HE MET AT CHURCH) THE PROJECT WAS RELEASED AS A TAPE AND SELF PROMOTED AT VARIOUS SHOWS, HIS SCHOOL RADIO, FLIERS, CARDS, PLAYED ON SOAR RADIO SHOW 98.3, HE RETURNED LATER TO PROFFER THE SONG "STICK WIT DIS" LIVE ON AIR. D-BOY WENT ON TO WORK WITH TRIUNE G PRODUCTIONS THROUGH COREY JOHNSON. 1993:THE TIME WILL WRACK YOUR MIND (SOLD OUT) D-BOY WAS WORKING ON THIS PROJECT WHILE AT TRIUNE G PRODUCTIONS AND LATER STOPPED ALL PRODUCTION AFTER THE 12TH SONG. THE RELEASE WAS OUT BY MID SUMMER, BUT HE BROKE-UP FROM THE GROUP AND WENT LEFT FIELD WITH HIS GENRE OF RAP. HE RELEASED THE PROJECT THE SAME WAY HE DID WITH THE FIRST RELEASE BUT CHOSE TO STOP ALL SALE OF ANY ALL PAST WORK D-BOY WAS CHANGING IN ALL THE WAYS THAT ANY COULD SEE HIS NEXT PROJECT WASN'T GOING TO IN KANSAS ANY MORE. HIS LAST PERFORMANCE OF ANY OF THE PAST SONGS WAS PERFORMING THE MARINE CORP. IN CALIFORNIA FROM HERE D-BOY MOVED ON. 1995: SOMTIN' WIKED (SOLD OUT)" THE TITLE WAS THE LIFE D-BOY BEGAN LIVING CONSTANTLY UNCONTROLLED BY ANYBODY D TRIED TO HIDE HIS TRUE MIND STATE FROM HIS FANS AN THE MAJORITY OF HIS SONGS BUT LET IT ALL HANG OUT IN OTHERS. FROM THIS TAPE RELEASE, D-BOY GAIN A LARGE CROWD BASE AND WOUND UP PERFORMING ALL OVER -= INDIANA:=CLUBS= CULTURE CLUB (A REGULAR- WHEN HE CAME IN THE PEOPLE WANTED HIM AND WHO WAS WITH HIM ON THE STAGE!), FACES (HOW MANY TIMES-1-2-3-4-5...), SUN SET PUB (YEP A REGULAR),SIN-NOCTURNA(DO I NEED TO SAY IT AGAIN? A REGULAR. HE MAINLY LOVED TO CHILL AT THE RAVE SPOTS FOR A CHANGE OF VIBE. HE FELL IN LOVE WITH IT!), GET FUNKY 1 (RAVE BY WILLHELM K.== HE FREE STYLED AND TONGUE TWISTED NON STOP FOR AN HOUR CLOWNIN'! HE JUST POPPED UP AND ONCE AGAIN HAPPENED TO FIND THE MIC IN HIS HAND. WHAT WAS HE SUPPOSED TO DO? STAND THERE AND LOOK STUPID AS HIS FANS WERE BOUNCING LIKE THEIR LIVES DEPENDED ON HIS VOCAL LIT-SPIT. YOU KNOW HE ABUSED THE MIC LIKE IT WAS THE FOCUS OF 19 YEARS OF HATE!), CLUB PARADISE( MARION INDIANA) SAME THING, HE CLOWNED ON THE MIC WITH MARTEL. PURE PASSION (MARION, INDIANA) LET'S JUST SAY HIM AND MARTEL WERE REGULARS AGAIN.BLUE BIRD (ONLY 4 TIMES) ---LET'S MAKE A LONG STORY SHORT.--- CHICAGO, ILL., ATLANTA, GA., INDIANAPOLIS, IND., SAN DIEGO CA. (DIDN'T SEE THE OTHER SHOWS OUT OF STATE BUT I KNOW IF HE WAS LIKE HE WAS HERE, HE LEFT MICS AND PA'S FRIED!) D-BOY HAS HAD SHOWS NUMEROUS TIMES AT DIFFERENT HIGH SCHOOLS THROUGH OUT HIS HOME STATE OF INDIANA AND CONTINUES TO POP UP AT THE LEAST EXPECTED PLACES LEAVING A VENUE BURNING LIKE A MASS GRAVE BEING INCINERATED. IF YOU NEVER WANT TO SEE SOME ONE LOOSE IT, IT IS D. HIS D-PRODUCTIONS STUDIO GOT HIT BY SOME ARTIST HE WAS PRODUCING A PROJECT FOR. EVERY ONE THOUGHT HE WAS GOING TOO FALL OF THE FACE OF THE HIP-HOP MAP. HE HAD MADE SO MANY SONGS THAT HE WAS ABLE TO MAINTAIN HIS PRESENCE ON A CONSTANT EVEN RAPPING AT HOTEL SHOW DURING BLACK EXPO EVEN MORE FIRED UP. HE WAS ALWAYS ASKED WHAT STUDIO DID HE GET HIS TRACKS FROM... NEVER ANSWERED. HE HAD OVER 100 TRACKS THAT HE EXPOSED SLOW TO THE EARS OF HIS FANS SO HE COULD SIMULATED NEW MUSIC THAT WAS BY THE TIME THEY HEARD THE SONGS WERE ALREADY 3-4 YEARS OLD! D-BOY DISAPPEARED FROM THE PUBLIC EYE IN LATE 1997. THE FEW TIMES YOU COULD CATCH HIM WAS ON INDIANAPOLIS' WAV53 MUSIC TV SHOW BY 2 COLD ENTERTAINMENT WHERE HE LATER EARNED AN ARTIST ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR STAYING REAL AND KEEPING HIS COMPANY RUNNING. IN 1997 D-BOY HOOKED UP WITH THE RAP GROUP KNOWN AS 18.5. HE WORKED WITH THEM TO HELP THEM OUT WITH WHAT HE COULD. THE GROUP OF YOUNG THUGS ARE NOW KNOWN AS MOST HATED RECORDS. D-BOY DECIDED TO USE THE REST OF HIS MUSIC WORKING WITH THE 18.5 CLICK SO THEY COULD START THERE COMPANY UP (MOBLIFE RECORDS) WHILE HELPING OUT THE YOUNG RAPPERS, D DECIDED TO ALSO TO GET AS MANY SONGS MADE WITH WHAT HE HAD LEFT AS WELL WHILE WORKING WITH OTHER SILENT PARTNERS SO HE COULD GET BACK TO DOING WHAT HE LOVED TO DO... RAP, 1998: MY PEOPLE (SOLD OUT) THE PROJECT WAS PRODUCED IN A BARE-BONES STUDIO (A DJ MIXER, THE MASTER TAPE,ONE LIVE MIC,AND A GANG OF RAPPERS) THE PROJECT WAS RELEASED IN THE TRADITION OF HIS FIRST PROJECT. THIS TIME HE HAD OTHER SMALL COMPANIES BACKING HIS PROJECT WHILE HELPING MOBLIFE RECORDS GET BUSINESS GRANTS FROM ELY LILY. D-BOY IMMEDIATELY BEGAN DOING SHOWS AND PERFORMING AT PARKS WHERE HE WAS BROADCASTED ON CABLE AND WAS PERFORMING OPENING FOR 2 COLD ENTERTAINMENT AT MULTIPLE SHOWS. D-BOY REDUPLICATED DUE TO UNANTICIPATED FAST SALES. LATE 1998: MIDWEST BLACKLOTUS MIXES VOLUME1 (SOLD OUT) TOO BRING MORE PROMO FOR HIMSELF AND OTHER ARTIST, D-BOY RELEASED THE PROJECT MIDWEST BLACKLOTUS MIXES VOL. 1 NOW D-BOY WORKS WITH SOME OF INDIANA'S BEST ARTIST AND IS ABLE TO RELEASE MASS OF NEW TALENT FROM INDIANA. "ALL THIS STARTED FROM HELPING LIL STATIC OUT. I WAS THINKIN' BOUT JUST STOPPIN'' AND GETTIN' ON WITH LIFE. I SAW THE DETERMINATION HIS AND HIS BIG BROTHERS EYES AND CAUGHT SECOND WIND.I CAN'T STOP. ESPECIALLY AFTER ALL THE DRAMA I PUT MYSELF THROUGH TO REBUILD D-PRODUCTIONS. NOW I HAVE MORE THAN WHAT I HAD WHEN MY STUDIO WAS HIT. YOU KNOW MY NEXT PROJECT HAS TO BE DEEPER THAN THE ABYSS. IT HAS BEEN A DRAMACIDAL TIME. I SEE THINGS DIFFERENT FROM BEFORE." 2002: OUT SOON! INFRASHOCK. CHECK OUT DIS IS REAL IN MY COMMENTS TO FIND OUT SOME OF WHAT HAPPENED AFTER 2002 AND I WILL ADD MORE HERE SOON. WHAT YOU JUST READ WAS FROM THE OLD RAPBLAYAZ SITE. NOW THE SAGA CONTINUES! TIME HAS COME! IF YOU NEED BEATS, I GOT CRACK TRAXX FOR YA'LL FIENDS CLUCKIN FOR MY HITS! DIS DAT D-BOY REPRESENTING MY MID WEST CITY WE CALL NAPTOWN INDIANA ALL THE WAY FROM THE KILLA CALI CITY OF CHICO! YOU VIDEO PRODUCTION TO! IF YOU NEED IT I GOT IT! IF NEED ARTIST, WE GOT DEM! WANT TO GET YOUR MUSIC AND PICS IN THE RAPBLAYZ E-ZINE DVD AND 3-D FPS WORLD AND 3-D CHAT WORLD... HIT US UP! 530-896-0667 ASK FOR D-BOY I'M OUT!
Have you performed in front of an audience?
ALL SHOWS ARE LIVE AND OFTEN WITH OTHER BANDS AND RAP GROUPS ALL OVER THE US. ( NORTH, SOUTH, AND WEST COAST. ITS ALL I LOVE TO DO PLUS THE VIDEOS.
Your musical influences
BUSTA BUST, BONE, TWISTA, 8-BALL, MJG, ICE CUBE, PUBLIC E. THE HOOD, THE WORLD, MY LIFE.
What equipment do you use?
IN THE STUDIO YOU WILL FIND KEYBOARDS, SAMPLERS, DRUM MACHINES, AND A FEW COMPUTERS. THE MORE LIVE EQUIPMENT, THE BETTER!
Anything else?
FOR MORE INFO GO TO WWW.MYSPACE.COM/1dboy
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