D1 is a lyrically inclined artist/producer who combines hip-hop and alternative elements to create music that pierces through the soul of his listeners. The Columbus, Ohio native works closely with well-regarded artists such as Copywrite, Elite (producer of J. Cole's "Crooked Smile"), and Voli. D1 had his first official production placement last year on the MHz Legacy album and recently landed production on the first official single from Anyextee's debut album "Executive Decisions" (releasing on Amalgam Digital). The Ohio Hip-Hop Award winner has released two projects on his own entitled Soul Blue and Political Love Story. He recently gained more notoriety when he released his music video "For My City", which went viral on a local level and sparked responses and remixes from artists all over Ohio.