D Rob : MY LIFE
Ohio has never been known as ah state with a strong Hip Hop following, except for in the early 90’s success of Cleveland’s own Bone Thugs-N –Harmony. Now fast forward to the present time and you’ll find artist popping up all over Ohio, but none like Akron’s own Doylan “D Rob”Robinson. Who said he’s been flirting with establishing his self as a permanent fixture in the music business for many years.
Growing up in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, he was faced with many different trails and tribulations. D Rob found a way to use music as an outlet and a way to express him self. At first music was a hobby. It was something he worked on secretly throughout his years as an adolescent. Realizing how fickle the music industry can be he continued his education at Ohio State University on a full athletic scholarship. After 2 full seasons of college basketball things took a drastic turn when he nearly lost his life in a car accident. The domino effect of bad luck soon followed by financial hardships that caused him to go back to living the life of ah hustler. After struggling his way up from the bottom to the top, at the age of 24, D-Rob traded in his basketball jersey for a pen and pad and began writing rhymes relentlessly pursuing his music career full time.
D-Rob is now an artist and President/CEO of ClevaMindz Entertainment and he just released his second independent LP titled "Game In My Veins", which is available online everywhere (Cd Baby, Itunes, Amazon and etc). As a new up and coming artist whose lyrics depict the lifestyle of not only his own personal reality but also the harsh reality of today’s society has helped him connect with people from different demographic backgrounds!!! Accompanied by beats with strong 808 baselines jazzy melodies and clever world play. His buzz has currently been growing stronger among OHIO natives wit his newest singles My Life, Respect My Grind and Bout Dat. To keep the momentum D Rob has also add a new member to the roaster. A hungry 21yr old rapper who goes by the name of “P-80” and in D Rob’s words “da boy nice and a ‘lil ahead of his time”!!
So keep your eyes and ears open cause it looks like D Rob and ClevaMindz Ent. might be the next up from Ohio to make noise and make there mark in the music industry.