Tru Def is a one of a kind music artist who has been making waves in his native Dallas and throughout the country the moment he came on the music scene. His impeccable work ethic, drive, and incredible talent have led to making a name for himself and creating an incredibly loyal and broad fan base. He is known for his energetic, passionate, and engaging performances, powerful lyrics, and infusing several genres of music into his songs.
With laser focus, Tru Def’s main goal is to be a leader and voice for the people, positively influencing them through his music. Music is a powerful force and his goal is use his gift to shift and influence culture as well as inspire the people to pursue their dreams and make their own path. Fans bounce their heads to his dope beats but are also electrified by his unique and thoughtful lyrics.
Raised in the gritty neighborhood Pleasant Grove, Tru Def—birth name Desmond Williams—is no stranger to the hardships of life. Music was his savior. He found his passion for music at the tender age of 6 when his father handed him a mic and told him to speak his mind. A former athlete, he played basketball in college and also attended NY’s Manhattanville College where he graduated with a degree in business management.
Returning to Dallas with that tough New York mentality, he dove into his music career and released his first album Crown--an 11 track record of hits that he wrote, produced and edited mostly himself. His highly anticipated follow- up album AUFSTAND will be released Spring 2017. Witness his journey to greatness, download “CROWN”, and check out his upcoming events and tour dates here. Combining his knowledge with a relentless passion for music, Tru Def is hungry to continue making an everlasting mark in the music industry and do it all for the people!
A NEW FORM OF INDIVIDUAL PEOPLE WHO BELIEVE IN WHAT THEY STAND FOR AND CHASE THERE DREAMS UNTIL IT BECOMES A REALITY. WE BELIEVE IN JUSTICE AND ACHIEVING GREATNESS IN ALL WE DO WHILE STAYING ''TRUE'' TO WHO WE ARE.
GERMAN WORD WHICH MEANS ''REBEL'' IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. REBELLION IS A POSITIVE THING BECAUSE IT ALLOWS AN INDIVIDUAL TO THINK AND STAND UP FOR THEMSELVES. EMBRACE INDIVIDUALITY; RELENTLESSLY CHASE YOUR DREAMS; NORMALCY IS DEAD!