Darrell Simms is a troubadour, the Florida-born rapper moved to Europe at the age of 8 with his mother and sister; spending the majority of his childhood in Sweden. He acknowledges that this international upbringing was musically beneficial, opening him up to new cultures and ideals from early childhood.
In his senior year, Darrell started to take music seriously and returned to the United States in order to pursue his artistry more fully. Currently based in Los Angeles, he is working with a number of emerging producers in order to broaden his aural scope – dancing between hip-hop, r&b and electronic soundscapes.
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On his new single ‘Elements’ Darrell notes: “It’s about drawing on negative and positive elements in your life such as, friends, family, fear, failure and success. I wrote it when I was angry, mostly for being taken for granted as a rapper / artist – not having my lyrical contributions taken seriously.”