DVG is a rapper and musician straight out of LA. His sound is a mix of laid back Cali vibes and uplifting cinematic tones, from sunset cruises to late night hangs.. His music will set the mood for a chill time. You can check out his latest album release called My Life Became Beautiful on iTunes. Check out his interview below!
HARD – What name do you go by?
DVG – DVG or Daren
HARD – What are you known for?
DVG – Rapper & Musician
HARD – What town are you currently based out of?
DVG – Los Angeles, California
HARD – How would you describe your vibes?
DVG – I’m all about the positive vibes. I base most of my decisions off of them. I’ve gone through this strange development stage where, if you asked me two years ago, I would have told you I preferred moody shit. These days, as I grow older and continue to pull from my grass roots I’ve realized, the positive vibes are where I like to sit.
HARD – What inspired you to pursue your career?
DVG – Blink 182. Next question.
HARD – Top tip for people wanting to pursue your career field?
DVG – It’s a long journey but if you take the risk and give it your all, you might catch your self in a world you didn’t think possible. My EP charted #10 on iTunes two days ago. If you could imagine there were a lot of tears. I’m still in shock.
HARD – Where do you see yourself in your industry going within the next 5 years?
DVG – I honestly want to make music that makes me and other feel things whilst living on tour.
HARD – What are you bumping right now?
DVG – As of late I’ve listened to Logic on repeat. Shout out to him one time.
HARD – Any other hobbies?
DVG – I’ve always had a thing for basketball. I love playing the game but it also causes me extreme anxiety. My friends don’t understand and like to pick on me because of it.
HARD – Who or what inspires you?
DVG – I love watching people perform music live. It makes me incredibly happy and I always find myself wanting to rush home to make that new new.
HARD – What is your favorite Instagram accounts to follow?
DVG – The ones with the hot girls and or hot guys. Like, the model dudes on Instagram know how to dress well so I just straight jack their style.
HARD – What is your style or thing you’re particularly known for?
DVG – I honestly don’t know. Maybe I’m still figuring that out.
HARD – What specific qualities draw you to people you want to work with?
DVG – I love watching people like Jon Bellion who straight up feel the music they are making. It inspires the fuck out of me and I would be honored to work with someone like that.
HARD – Where’s your go-to place when you need an adventure?
DVG – Back alleys in Mexico on 4th street.