D Sloan is the next up and coming artist originally born in Hayward, CA; his parents knew he was destined to be great. Growing up in the Bay Area, there were a lot of negative distractions. His parents made sure he was involved in extracurricular activities to keep him out of trouble. Basketball to poetry, he started these activities at the age of six. He entered his first talent show at Lorin Eden Elementary School singing “Mama” by Boys II Men. Surrounded by crime, his family moved to Tracy, CA to raise him in a safer environment.
He started 6th grade earning a spot on the Basketball team. Basketball taught him discipline, teamwork, and the ability to make tough decisions in a leadership role. He continued playing throughout high school at the same time writing songs in his free time. At Fifteen, he decided he wanted to hone his song-writing abilities. Although people recognized him for his athletic ability, he slowly made a name for himself musically. After purchasing his own high quality home studio equipment, he decided to pursue his music career full-time in 2011. He relocated to Arizona to start fresh; pursuing music and working toward a Computer Science degree. Fulfilled his desire graduating Phi Theta Kappa with his degree. He has worked with a variety of different artists while building Sloan Zone Productions as a household name.
He is a 3-Time 97.7, 98.3 KWIN Unsigned @ 9 Champion for continuous weeks along with being featured on DJ Mami Fresh’s “Independent but Major” series in the United Kingdom. His projects “Sloan Zone” and “The Elixir” were rated 4/5 mics in Street Motivation Magazine Vol. 18 Feat. King T and Vol. 25 Feat. Kurupt; a national magazine based in Los Angeles, CA (www.sm-mag.com). He is also featured in World Wide Success Magazine with his single “In My Rearview” from The Season Premiere (www.wwsmag.com). D Sloan has opened up for various artists such as E-40, Roach Gigz, J. Stalin, Baby Bash, Cassidy, Futuristic, Phora and others.
If you’re looking for quality music that tells vivid stories at the same time balancing creative songwriting and catchy lyrics, then D Sloan is the artist for you. Talented, marketable, responsible, intelligent, and prepared; D Sloan is an All-in-One package; the real deal.