Brandon Ray Smith born July 5, 1986. Rapper, visual artist, and actor. A native of Centralia, IL, Dubbed the nickname, “Smith Dragon” or “Dragon Fly”, due to his fascination with dragons/mythical creatures as well as hip hop lingo “spits fire/ hot rhymes”. He started his journey as a visual artist prodigy who eventually discovered his gifts in both music and acting during his sophomore year of high school. Between this time and starting college he began to concentrate more on his rap. He recorded two mixed tapes (“Dragon of the Underground” and “Dragon of the Underground: Session 2”). He continued to hone his various forms of artistry while in college. Then in May 2010 he graduated from Southern Illinois University of Carbondale and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications.