20 year old, Dru Barells, was born and raised in Providence, RI. This unforgiving landscape is home to one of the highest child poverty rates in the country as well as staggering crimes percentages well above the national averages. Dru Barells grew up on the Southside of Providence shining at a young age on the basketball court. Dru had exceptional promise on the court gaining popularity for his tenacious defense and outstanding determination.
At the age of 15 Dru left the courts and entered the streets full-time. His experiences, knowledge and insight have become great influences in his lyrics and style choices. At the age of 18 Dru Barell’s began rapping.Within a year of beginning his journey into hip-hop he has distributed two mixtapes. Dru is now focused on reaching the next level.