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Saturday, March 19 • 8:30pm - 9:30pm
DeMRicK aka Young DE

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Demrick aka Young De is a name to be known. Washington State birthed him, Philadelphia raised him, and California made him into the Rapper and Vocalist he is today. Recognized as a protégé of Kurupt and B-Real and known for his collaborations with high profile artists such as Xzibit, Cypress Hill, and Snoop Dogg. The artist debuted as Young De released his first Mixtape February 2008. Audio Hustlaz Vol. 1. with DJ Skee. When asked Three years later how he thought about his debut, he said 'Every track was recorded like I had something to prove on the mic.' Well, he proved it. Shortly after, this 'Audio Hustla' released Homeland Security mix-tape with Shady/Interscope Artist CA$HIS in November 2008 hosted by DJ Whoo Kid. This project has a row of great featured artist like; B-Real, Kurupt, Freeway, Royce Da 5'9', and Crooked I. In 2009 Young De was a part of two major independent releases. First, it was B-Real's solo album Smoke N Mirrors, which he was featured on five of the 15 tracks, including the single 'Don't you dare laugh' produced by Scoop De'Ville. The second was DJ Muggs', Soul Assassins intermissions album. The single was tiltled, 'Figure it out' featuring young De and Xzibit that has more than One Million views on Youtube.com. Also in 2009, He was invited on the Smoke N Mirrors State and European tour. When he returned, he joined Xzibit in Europe for the first half of the Euro vs Dollar tour spending a combined six months on the road. However, 2010 brought his biggest challenge yet. While wrapping up the second half of the Euro vs. Dollar Tour with Xzibit, Young De was asked to come in and work with Cypress Hill on their EMI/PRIORITY release, 'Rise Up.' He is featured on the street single, 'It ain't nothing.' De was also asked to be a part of the writing process. When asked how he felt, 'It was an amazing and humbling experience.' Demrick experienced some of the largest crowds in some of the biggest venues stretched out across Europe with Cypress Hill. From those experiences his motivation was set. He then decided to drop his early moniker, Young De and go with his real name, Demrick. Soon after recording 'De is for Demrick Mixtape,' presented by Onsmash.com and DJ Fingaz. Having formed a great working relationship with Matt Alonzo/Skee.TV, Young De has shot four videos and currently promoting the project that was released in November 2010. De's teamed up with Xzibit and B-Real and forming the super group known as Serial Killaz. 'It is a blessing to be with two legends,' he says. They released an early leak in 2010, 'Body Bags.' He is also working on an EP, produced entirely by rising superstar Scoop De'Ville.
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Demrick aka Young De is a name to be known. Washington State birthed him, Philadelphia raised him, and California made him into the Rapper and Vocalist he is today. Recognized as a protégé of Kurupt and B-Real and known for his collaborations with high profile artists such as Xzibit... Read More →



Saturday March 19, 2011 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Venue 222 222 E 6th St