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Monroe, Louisiana, United States | INDIE

Monroe, Louisiana, United States | INDIE
Band Hip Hop Hip Hop


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"Independent Music Scene Online Blog"

"His musical style uplifts the audience with subjects ranging from life lessons to spirituality. Solid beats with meaningful lyrics allow this hip hop artist and songwriter to stand out from the pack. From checking out his tracks, I can tell how he can be a very moving performer." - Paul Ruth

"Thug Story Song Review"

"When Daril tells his "Thug Story", he certainly doesn't sugar coat it. This may be the story of one man, but it tells the stories of many men who turn to drugs and crime, instead of doing good. Yes, this is actually a positive gangsta rap song!" - Dan Macintosh

"Robinson's Review"

"Damon Nailer is a great communicator who can motivate and inspire the listener. His speeches are informative and understandable. Mr. Nailer is excellent at provoking a high degree of thought and reasoning as he speaks whether it be children or adults." - Tereatha Chisley

"Renewal's Recommendation"

"Damon has great oratory skills. I've had the privilege of hearing him speak at the Lighthouse Church and at the Youth/Adult Entrepreneurship Training Courses. His charisma was evident. He has the uncanny ability to keep your attention and get his point across. He is currently pursuing a career in motivational speaking and I have no doubt he is in the right business and will be successful.

In conclusion, Damon is trustworthy, assertive, talented, and outgoing. He's a wonderful example in our community of how a young man should carry himself. He is an extremely capable man who would be an asset to any project he's involved with. I highly recommend him for your program." - Ericka Kelly

""The Great Taste of Success" Foreword"

"To write a book about success one must be successful. Damon Nailer has experienced success in a variety of fields. As an educator, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, father, and minister of the gospel he has exemplified extraordinary character, tenacity, and wisdom. Damon is sharing a number of proven strategies and wise sayings that will point one in the right direction for a successful journey in life. If you are searching for answers this book provides sound wisdom and guidance. As you explore this treasure chest of knowledge, strive to apply many of the principles and you will reap the fruit of a successful career." - Alvin B. Walker


1999 R U Ready (Single)
2000 R U Ready (LP)
2001 Christmas CD- A Jing Jing Thing (EP)
2003 Strictly Divine (LP)
2008 Holy Hip-Hop Volume 6 Compilation
2010 Conception & Rebirth (LP)
2011 Christmas Jubilation (Single)
2012 Who Dat Baby (Single)
2012 Tiger Tune (Commercial Track)
2012 Holy Bounce Remix (Collaboration)
2012 Right Here (Collaboration)



What do you get when you combine passion and God-given skill- none other than the artist DaRil. A New Orleans native, Damon "DaRil" Nailer serves as a prolific entertainer and creative songwriter. He possesses excellent showmanship as a performer and as a songwriter he is a genius when it comes to utilizing descriptive lyrics to tell stories and paint vivid mental pictures for the listener. He is very skilled at relating and connecting well with a wide range of audiences. He has conducted 100s of shows at elementary schools, high schools, colleges, juvenile correctional facilities, coffeehouses, religious institutions, awards shows, conferences, showcases, malls, TV shows, concerts, festivals, senior citizen programs, fraternal organization functions, and business seminars. Some of his major accomplishments include appearing numerous times on television shows, receiving heavy rotation on local, international, and internet stations including Pandora, performing at the Holy Hip-Hop Awards Showcase twice, being chosen as a finalist in the nationwide Hottest New Artist Competition,being selected to be a part of the Holy Hiphop Volume 6 CD and being chosen to be a part of the Supercuts Rock the Cut Artist Ambassador Program.

As a recording artist Daril has four CDs under his belt. Recently, he released his fourth entitled Conception & Rebirth, which is a unique and versatile project because it is full of heart felt (real) music that identifies with a diverse audience. From old to young, poor to rich, black to white; Conception & Rebrith has a mass appeal. It is composed of twenty-two tracks that will take you on a musical journey while providing thought provoking stories, inspiration, and energy.

In the opinion of those who have heard some of the songs, this CD is a must get. Already, this project has brought Damon "Daril" Nailer international acclaim. With this being said, tune in and check out a few of them or you can visit Itunes, Amazon.com, CD Baby, Zune, or one of the other major download sites to get a copy. Also, be on the look out for DaRil performing live near you. He is in the process of conducting the Rebirth Promotional Tour.

As of 2013 DaRil is in the process of recording his fifth LP entitled Triple Threat which will be composed of various collaborations that will include rap, acoustic, R & B, and contemporary Christian. You can check out the first single "Make Em Say" that features DaRil, Yung Jody, and Classik.

In addition to being an entertainer, Daril is also a motivational speaker and author. He is a former member of Toastmasters' International with 16 years of speaking experience. As an author, he has published an eBook entitled The Great Taste of Success, which consists of divinely inspired proverbial sayings and matching stories that provide wisdom and insight concerning personal enhancement, spiritual growth, relationships, gifts(talents), destiny, positive thinking, and success. You can visit www.daril.org to obtain a copy.

Recently, Mr. Nailer started an online talk show entitled "Motivating the Masses" which is a commentary specifically designed to provide the listener with direction, inspiration, and education concerning our daily lives. You can visit www.blogtalkradio.com/Daril to listen to a current episode.

If you would like to schedule a performance or speaking engagement, or receive additional information, please feel free to contact us

Contact Information:

Damon Nailer
205 Dolly Drive
Monroe,LA 71203