Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., USA
BandHip HopR&B


DyRec was born and raised in Washington, DC and grew up in a household listening to songs from Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye & James Brown. His passion for music began during his earlier years through the musical influences of hip hop, soul, funk, jazz and r&b. DyRec’s lyrical skills and desire for “good” music grew stronger as a result of the exposure to timeless classic hits.

DyRec dedicated himself to developing his talent as a lyricist, songwriter and composer as a teenager and earned the respect and recognition from regional music producers, promoters and record labels. He attended Bowie State University and graduated with a degree in Broadcast Communications. DyRec was a full time student and performing artist on campus. His reputation for being a serious artist was established immediately after performing at campus events.

His original music is often compared to artists like Common, Black Thought, Talib Kweli and Mos Def. The magic happens in the studio. Many producers consider working with DyRec special because of his ability to focus, find his inspiration and make great music with a producers beats. Simply play a beat and DyRec develops the lyrics and the hook on the spot and begins recording immediately.

His catalog of original music consists of an intimate depiction of past experiences, deepest thoughts and testimonies of overcoming life’s obstacles. DyRec is driven to make music that brings back the classic art of hip hop to the forefront. He recognizes the positive impact he can make with his music and finds inspiration in his ability to make a difference in the lives of those who haven’t discovered their path or purpose.

The music scene looks forward to DyRec’s highly anticipates album scheduled for release during the fall of 2011. In the meantime, he’s in the studio recording and performing around the Washington, DC – Metropolitan area.