Known by his stage name of Dee-1, David Augustine Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on April 10, 1985. It was while he was attending Louisiana State University that he began rapping. He began teaching middle school math after graduating LSU in 2008, but he resigned after just two years to concentrate on pursuing his musical career.
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Dee-1 had released three mix tapes by the end of 2008 and his first studio album, David and Goliath, in April of 2009. The NOLA Underground Hip Hop Awards named him Artist of the Year in October 2010. Dee-1 made headlines when he chose his faith over his finances by turning down a record deal offered by Cash Money/Young Money Records because he didn‰Ûªt want to be ‰ÛÏsubconsciously influenced‰Û to change the message of his music. In October 2013, he signed with RCA inspiration, the label producing his debut EP, 3‰Ûªs Up on February 17, 2015.
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The self-proclaimed “voice of the underdog who grinds with a higher purpose‰Û has nowhere to go but up as he continues to ‰ÛÏmake music that inspires and motivates‰Û his ‰ÛÏlisteners to find and fulfill their God given mission‰Û. With tracks like ‰ÛÏAgainst Us‰Û and ‰ÛÏThe Sway Interview‰Û, Dee-1‰Ûªs music is real, righteous, and relevant. Current estimates place his net wealth to be over $1,129,000 in 2015. The only place for him to go with his musical message is up. Only time will tell just how far.Video Credit: AlphaLife.me on YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6xfJM-DpYo