Author: Joycelynn Okezie
Dreebo is a multifaceted artist curating positive influence through his reinvention of hip-hop music. He incorporates a mixture of singing and rapping to showcase the multitude of vocal range he is able to create as an artist. Dreebo grew up in a single parent household, in the City of Los Angeles. Growing up he witnessed real life struggles from gang violence to poverty, but was able to use higher education, and collegiate sports to find his way out the streets of LA. As his dreams of becoming an NFL star disintegrated he rediscovered his passion for music. This would become his outlet. Dreebo has a natural-born ability to convey depth and soul through his vocals and lyrical diction. As an artist, his appreciation for rap, R&B and native Jamaican roots heavily influenced his sounds. Artists such as Grover Washington, Barrington Levy, Musiq Soulchild, and conscious rappers like Lupe Fiasco played a prominent role in the development of his continuously evolving sound. Dreebo is at a turning point in his career where he has evolved and is ready to be taken seriously as one of the unique creators in the music industry.