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Derrik Bliss – Straight Pressure

POSTED ON:
Jul 04 2020

HHO: Introduce yourself to the fans

Derrik Bliss: Yo, Yo, what’s Goody! I am Derrik Bliss! I have long beautiful hair, I like long walks on the beach, fat asses, and I have a miniature tattoo of Jason Vorhees that I got on Friday the 13th one year….

HHO: How did your artist name come about?

Derrik Bliss: My rap name used to be Dough Boy, like back in 2007….. I got a Huge Tattoo on both sides of my neck, a D and B in Old English style lettering that stands for Dough Boy…. Then I learned the power of speaking things into existence, I Changed my Name to Derrik Bliss to match my Tattoo, I didn’t want to gain any more weight…and I haven’t since the name change… *Boom*

HHO: Where are you from?

Derrik Bliss: Born in Midland, Texas. Never lived there, I’ve lived everywhere though. I can say this, I became a Man in Prescott Valley, Arizona. Got my heart broke in Lafayette, Indiana. Got Married in Rome, Georgia. Found true love in Bakersfield, California, But I love the L.A. sunset!!!

HHO: Who were your musical influences growing up?

Derrik Bliss: 3-6 Mafia, Dr Dre, Xzibit, Cash Money Baby
I fell in love with hip hop very young!

HHO: What hip-hop albums did you grow up listening to?

Derrik Bliss: My first album I bought was 3-6 Mafia chapter 2, World Domination, and a week later I bought Dr. Dre the Chronic… it’s been over with since then my life changed Haha

HHO: What is the current single/project that you are promoting?

Derrik Bliss: I just released a full length project Called Felony Charges available everywhere!! I am pushing a few singles off the project “Lights Out”, “Detox”, and “Lately” the whole project is all bangers though.

HHO: How did the record come about?

Derrik Bliss: I’ve been in the studio for the last 2 years grinding!!! That costs a lot of money, I did some Shìt I ain’t necessarily proud of, long story short I got popped with like 50 bags of weed, had a great team and fortunately the right connections, and it was in a green state, I only got probation for “attempted trafficking”, but I got my first felony. I took that and made it into a positive to turn my life around spent everything I had on music videos and promotion and here we are. I dropped a classic.

HHO: What would be your dream collaboration with any rapper or producer?

Derrik Bliss: Rapper, Drake I fucks wit Drake heavy, or Posty he drops nothing but heat.Producer 808 Mafia I’d love to make a whole project wit him

HHO: Are you currently touring or have any upcoming shows?

Derrik Bliss: Shit I don’t think anybody touring or planning on doing so with this corona virus Shìt man….

HHO: How is the response from your fans & djs been?

Derrik Bliss: Anywhere I go I get nothing but love, the clubs, doing shows all that I always get positive feedback

HHO: What artists do you listen to the most?

Derrik Bliss: Right now? Shìt I been on Oliver Tree, Lil Baby, Monneybagg, My guy Derez De’Shon, the team AE in Atlanta they got some heavy hitters Euro Gotit and Foogiano. I did a lil show wit Euro dope dude good music.

HHO: What are your plans for 2020? What are you doing that others are not?

Derrik Bliss: Shit I’m spending money when people are saving, I’m still pushing regardless of the situation. I am staying relevant, and pushing this project.

HHO: How can your fans reach you?

Derrik Bliss: All my social media is @DerrikBliss
Twitter, IG, Facebook, Spotify, literally everything @DerrikBliss Gmail [email protected] Go follow subscribe and watch my journey, I got a lot coming up!

HHO: Any last words or shout outs?

Derrik Bliss: Yea man shout out to everyone that’s been here with me for the journey, and buckle up shits about to get crazy. Lots of big stuff ahead just gotta get past this Covid situation, shout out to my boys at BMR, nothing but love! Yeah and Frank Hugo for president 2020 I’m out. Love y’all.