Dru Smith is an American rapper, singer and songwriter from Canton, Ohio, a primarily industrial city with a population of around 70,000.
Smith is known for his lyrical ability over soulful and car knocking hip hop production. His musical style is poetic, unrefined rhyming akin to rappers in the 90’s and on an underground consistency.
His early influences were Tupac Shakur, which he is an avid fan of, Nas and Sade. He was also influenced by the likes of J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar. He began writing poetry, which transformed into his lyrical presence, once he began creating music.
Dru released his debut solo EP, Farewell , in 2017. It’s been streamed over 16,000 times. He released his video for Triumphant parallel to his EP release. Dru’s single Sean Carter pays tribute to his home city of Canton, with an O’Jays sample from the song Backstabbers, where they’re both from. Dru’s latest album Tha Family
was released February 14th 2018 and is gaining streams via all Streaming sites such as SPOTIFY, TIDAL, and we hope you can support THA FAMILY ob iTUNES & AMAZON! Dru’s goals are to break into the mainstream industry and become a household name. As well as being remembered as one of the greats. He someday hopes to become successful enough to sign other talented artist and give them a chance to create a legacy. One of his biggest goals is to create safe haven homes for single mothers and struggling families, as well as business that hire predominantly felons.