Kinfolk D-Ray
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Kinfolk D-Ray

Fort Worth, Texas, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2009 | SELF

Fort Worth, Texas, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 2009
Solo Hip Hop R&B




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My Way Home - FRESH ENT 2012

Scars - FRESH ENT 2014

Ready 2 Live - Black & Purple Editions Release Date October 2016 - FRESH ENT

Honorable Mention Vol. 1-3 (Mixtapes) - FRESH ENT

Family Business Vol. 1-4 (Mixtapes) - F.A.M.



Reaching the world with powerful songs that impact the young and the old resonating with content, substance, an authentic urban sound, while connecting people with hope through passion and lyricism.

KHVN Homegrown Honors Awards Hip-hop Artist of the Year Finalists 2016 Fort Worth Music Awards Best Male Hip-hop Artist Finalist 2016 Get Money Stop Hatin Tour 2016 SXSW performer Mayfest 2016 performer World Sickle Cell Day & Juneteenth Celebration 2016 performer The Greatest Doubt 2016 stage play Actor and Hip-hop performer Fort Worth native Kinfolk D-Ray started rapping in the 5th grade with a D.A.R.E. rap for the entire 5th grade class. By the time he was in high school he was writing gangster lyrics about poverty and drugs. In the year 2000 he began writing and performing with local hip-hop group all over the city and at local churches and talent shows. In January 2001 D-Ray enlisted into the US Army and continued the music in the Armed Forces. It wasn't until D-Ray was released from the US Army in 2005 (Honorable Discharge) that he began taking his talent serious and recorded his first album with a newly formed hip-hop group "D'Termined". The first album was titled "Press Thru" (2005) and the next year D-Ray recorded his first solo project "Born in Captivity" (2006) and "My Way Home (2012) and “Scars” (2014) under his own label F.R.E.SH. ENT. From 2007 to the present Kinfolk has released over 35 street mix-tapes including music for up-and-coming artist in the DFW area. Kinfolk D-Ray's most recent album "Scars" was released in July 2015 and he has participated in two national mixtape releases "Family Business" Volume three and four (2014-15).

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