Money Makin’ D, born Derrone Bates in Durham, NC is an all around Hip Hop artist who has captured the people’s hearts with his witty lyric, unique touch, diverse sound and an all out dope style. Raised in a city where Jazz and Blues are heavily influenced. Money Makin Ds music is highly induced by it; with a more modern urban twist. He displays his lyrical skills on mixtape series such as Jack Move volume 1 and Jack Move volume 2. Showcasing his talent and collaborating with other artist on mixtapes, such as Money Makin Season with Pennsylvania’s DJ Red caught the attention of online radio stations, Traphouse Rock Radio, Phenomenal Radio, and DivaSpot Radio, landing him an interview on all three stations. In 2012 he released a mixtape called A.C.G(Air Maxes, Chicks, and Green) the mixtape hosted by Jukebox Heroes DJs’, DJ Paradime, which was his first project with all original production. Following the release of his mixtape A.C.G he did a few shows and later released a music video for his single called “barz”. Money Makin D has performed events for Coast 2 Coast Djs, Afton Booking Agency, clothing line Parallel IV, Progressive Music Group, opened up Good Music’s Cyhi Da Prince and Bay Area’s artist Lil’ Debbie. Money Makin’ D future in music is to continue creating good quality music and inspiring listeners to follow their dreams.