New Jersey Native D.R.E Llyod has been making a major impact in this industry in what seems to be a short amount of time. His newly released project “Only a Matter of Time” includes the hit single “Son’s and Daughters” featuring rising sensation Suzzann Christine.The project also includes the bar for bar fire “Twin Towers” featuring Roc Nation recording artist Shawn Smith; “Only A Matter of Time” has reached over 100K streams on Spotify in 3 weeks.

D.R.E. has had the pleasure of opening for Jay-Electronica, and GZA, Through his work with Philadelphia’s own Artist Development Recording Studio 11:22Multimedia Group LLC he will be gracing the stage at the legendary SOB’s in NYC, Essence Fest in New Orleans, and OVO / Caribana Weekend in Toronto to name a few. Tune into Shade 45 May 22nd during the Kay Slay show for an up close and personal look at this dope MC.

I can’t really say that I’m ONLY inspired by other artists or the music that I hear on the radio. I’m influenced by life itself” Lloyd explained. His surroundings give him the ideas he needs to create the music he makes. Check out D.R.E. Llyod’s music below and be sure to stream anywhere music is sold. Instagram @drellyodonline