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Get to know Jorome Dean
Joshua Jerome Dean, better known as JD, is a rapper from the Bahamas. JD's style is a mixture of hip-hop/rap, trap, and R&B. JD has a great flow as his vocal wraps around the beat, producing a unique sound.
The new track called "hard way" is great for the clubs. The DJs love the song and give thumbs up. The track gives a sound of the south mixed with the Bronx. Listen to his music and let us know your thoughts.
How did you start in the music business?
Starting writing poems at the age of eight, but I started music at age sixteen while doing landscaping work. I wrote lyrics on my phone, recorded them, and played them for my dad. He went "bonkers" and told me we need to get this professionally recorded and put the music out to the world.
How would you describe the music that you typically create?
I create a mixture of hip-hop, pop, conscience, and R&B. Hard-hitting slaps, braggadocious lyrics, melodic hooks, and flow. I can switch up my style to show my soft side. I want to learn new styles of music and combine the melody Lil Wayne did with rock, which took Country by storm.
What is the current project?
The current project is rising above the odds to come on top. The project shares how I got here the hard way, and although I am not in a criminal environment, I understand. The project expresses humble beginnings, authenticity, and will not be generic!
How do you feel it will inspire others?
To be themselves, break barriers, and be creative.
What is your creative process?
I like to write the chorus first and build my verses around it. The chorus is the main idea of the song. I brainstorm and write my song bar for the bar.
Who would you most like to collaborate with?
If you could go open a show for any artist who would it be?
What is one message you would give to your fans?
Be the impossible.
What is the most useless talent you have?
All my talents are vital.
Do you sing in the shower? Lol yes, I do all the time What songs? Whatever is on my playlist or new music I wrote. Also songs from artists like Drake, Chris Brown, Usher, Justin Timberlake, and Justin Bieber.
What would you be doing right now, if it wasn’t for your music career? Good question! Maybe, a customs officer.
Where have you performed?
I performed at school and a hotel talent show.
What are your favorite and least favorite venues?
An arena will have to be my favorite and my least (another good question because I'll perform anywhere once it pays or is for a good cause)
Do you have any upcoming shows?
None currently with the pandemic.
How do you feel the Internet has impacted the music business?
Positively and negatively! But the good far outweighs the bad. An artist can gain traction on social media which, is fantastic.
What is your favorite song to perform?
My love songs!
Which famous musicians do you admire?
What is the most trouble you’ve ever gotten into?
I skip school one day to drive my girlfriend around!
What is the best advice you’ve been given?
Strive for the best settle for nothing less.
If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?
I would change the disconnection between record labels and unsigned rappers.
To debut my first ever mixtape/album, then get signed. The only thing left to do is to show them I was born to do this. Maybe one day I might try acting or compete in kickboxing
What should the world know?
I am 22 years old, 6 ft 2, muscular, and ready to inspire them with my story and music.
Joshua Jerome Dean A.K.A JD is twenty-two years old, a 6ft 2 cool talented person. JD is from the Bahamas also referenced as the island Grand Bahama. The settlement which I stayed in is called Seagrape. He gained a passion for music at a young age by doing karaoke with his family members and others.
JD is a humble calm person that seeks out peace rather than violence. He grew up very poor but had everything he needed. JD would do anything for his brothers and sisters, as they inspire him to be great.
JD now puts his music first, as he aims to inspire others through lyrics. Many see JD as a hard worker and will inspire others through his music. He sees himself as a humanitarian with a vision to help others through his craft.