Dallas MC and producer known as Tru Def is a trailblazer musician carving out his own style of music, by infusing hip-hop, EDM, and alternative genres. The development of his unique style is the result of a lifetime of musical influence. 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. Over the past years Tru has had the opportunity to share the stage with hip-hop legends Lupe Fiasco, T.I., Ludacris, Snoop Dogg and has worked with brands like Microsoft, Tanqueray, K-Swiss, Earthwater, Bud Light and many more! He is known for his energetic, passionate, and engaging performances, powerful lyrics, and infusing several genres of music into his songs.
Born Desmond Williams, Tru found his passion for music while growing up in Pleasant Grove, a neighborhood in Dallas. At the tender age of 6, his father handed him a mic and told him to speak his mind. From then on, his main goal was to be a “leader for the people,” influencing them through his music to achieve their dreams and create their own paths.
With laser focus, Tru Def 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.
His latest project AUFSTAND, proves to be his most intricate and anticipated project yet. Following 2016’s EP ‘’FOR THE FANS’’, and 2015 release of CROWN.
''Dreams II Reality'' Tru's latest album that he produced and wrote 100% himself, is available NOW in all music streaming platforms! Combining his knowledge with a relentless passion for music, Tru Def is hungry to continue making an everlasting legacy in the music industry and do it all for the people!