Unlike any other artist, D. Mose brings a fresh and signature sound to today's Hip-Hop music. Born Derrick Moseberry, this versatile entertainer hails form Chicago's gritty South Shore neighborhood, which also acts as the backdrop to his reggae-infused Hip-Hop sound.
D. Mose has been a fixture of Chicago's music scene for some time, with hosting credits under his belt, which include CAN TV's music show "Bad Man Ting", where he interviewed artists such as Baby Cham, Beenie Man, Elephant Man, Sister Nancy, Major Mackerel, Capleton, and Sean Paul. He has also hosted "Reggae Link Radio" on Power 92.3FM Chicago. He has emceed a long list of parties from Chicago to Los Angeles and was known to captivate both Hip-Hop and dancehall audiences with a charisma that suits only an entertainer of his caliber.
His event hosting career started at Chicago's hot spot "Wild Hare", where served as the master of ceremonies for "New Music Live", a weekly Hip-Hop showcase highlighting local acts. This event made history in Chicago as it was the first time Hip-Hop was ever showcased at a reggae club in Chicago. It was here where he was inspired to started recording his blend of Hip-Hop and dancehall music. "It just felt like the perfect combination, I thought I could flip the Hip-Hop sound and provide something fresh."
After hosting and performing throughout Chicago, D. Mose felt he needed a change and moved to Los Angeles, California to conquer a new market and record a mixtape with top DJ and producer DJ Journey. In Los Angeles, he quickly started to build his reputation as a sought after host with appearances at Scorpion, Club Spider, and Redman's, "Red Gone Wild" album release party.
While in Los Angeles, D. Mose stayed focused on his music and recorded an intro song entitled "Wanna Rumble" for The Saturday Night Rumble radio show on 95.7FM The Beat, which received heavy rotation. D. Mose also collaborated with Bay Area artist, Cherry Blue, to record "The Fire Burns", which was released on her album entitled "Introducing World Hood Music" and garnered radio play throughout Los Angeles. After leaving his mark in LA, D. Mose returned to Chicago to host "Reggae Link Radio" on Power 92.3FM. By hosting the only mainstream reggae radio show in the Midwest, D. Mose made Chicago history and set the stage for reggae's recognition in the music industry.
After torching crowds, radio stations and television, D. Mose released his mixtape series entitle "Loose Squares", which introduced the world to his blend of Hip-Hop and reggae. Volume 1, released in April of 2010, made a huge splash in the Chicago music scene, surpassed only to Volume 2, which was released this year and is already getting rave reviews.
"Music has always been something that's brought excitement and fulfillment to my life. It's the only thing that really forced me to wake up in the morning. All I have to say is, "The world better get ready!"