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Dorrough in 2009
Background information
Birth name Dorwin Demarcus Dorrough
Also known as Dorrough Music
Born (1986-10-28) October 28, 1986 (age 28)
Origin Dallas, Texas, United States
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper, singer
Years active 2007–present
Labels HULK Ent., E1 Music

Dorwin Demarcus Dorrough (born October 28, 1986), better known by his stage name Dorrough Music or simply Dorrough, is an American rapper and singer from Dallas, Texas. He is best known for his singles "Walk That Walk" and "Ice Cream Paint Job".

Early life[edit]

Dorrough Music was born October 28, 1986 in Dallas, Texas. Being the youngest of eleven kids, at the age of 7 he developed a strong interest in Basketball and pursued the sport very heavily until the age of 18. Although he had an early for music It wasn't until highschool when he developed an interest in creating and writing music, in which he started off as a dj mixing mixtapes for close friends that were rappers. He attended Lancaster High School in Lancaster, where he was captain of the basketball team. He also attended Prairie View A&M University.[1][2]

Music career[edit]

2008–2009: Dorrough Music[edit]

Dorrough Music started his musical career giving out mixtapes at basketball games at his high school. His first single, "Walk That Walk," reached 28 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and 12 on the Hot Rap Tracks chart. His second single, "Ice Cream Paint Job," was his first to reach the Billboard Hot 100, reaching number 27.[3] His debut album, Dorrough Music, was released on E1 Music August 4, 2009 and the album peaked at #36 on the Billboard 200,[4] 6 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums,[5] and 2 on the Top Rap Albums.[6] After the success of the second single, "Ice Cream Paint Job", a remix was recorded. On August 18, 2009, the remix was released. It featured Soulja Boy, Rich Boy, Jermaine Dupri, Jim Jones, Slim Thug and E-40.[7]

2010-2012: Get Big[edit]

Dorrough Music released two promo singles for his Get Big album: "I Want (Hood Christmas Anthem)" on December 3, 2009[8] and "Number 23" on January 26, 2010.[9] He also released two official singles: "Hood Bitch Fetish" featuring Yo Gotti and "Get Big". The album was released on September 7, 2010.[10] In 2012, he was featured on a song by E-40 called "I'm Doing It", which appears as a bonus track on E-40's 16th studio album, The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 2.


Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions

Dorrough Music 36 6 2
Get Big
  • Released: September 7, 2010
  • Label: E1 Music
  • Formats: CD, digital download
68 15 9
  • Released: TBA, 2014
  • Label: Hulk Ent., E1 Music
  • Formats: CD, digital download


List of mixtapes, with year released
Title Album details
Gangsta Grillz: Number 23[11]
Gangsta Grillz: Code Red[12]
  • Released: February 3, 2011
  • Label: Self-released
  • Hosted by DJ Drama
  • Format: Digital download
Gangsta Grillz: Silent Assassin[13]
  • Released: August 9, 2011
  • Label: Self-released
  • Hosted by DJ Drama
  • Format: Digital download
  • Released: April, 2012
  • Label: Self-released
  • Hosted by DJ Ill Will & DJ Rockstar
  • Format: Digital download
Shut the City Down[15]
  • Released: May 23, 2013
  • Label: Self-released
  • Hosted by DJ Smallz, DJ Scream & Mr. Rogers
  • Format: Digital download


As lead artist[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album

2009 "Walk That Walk" 120 28 12 Dorrough Music
"Ice Cream Paint Job" 27 10 5
"Wired to the T" 106
2010 "Hood Bitch Fetish"
(featuring Yo Gotti)
92 Get Big
"Get Big" 109 25 17
2013 "After Party" TBA
"La La La"
(featuring Wiz Khalifa)

As featured performer[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album

2008 "Halle Berry"
(SuperSTARR featuring Dorrough)
85 Non-album single
2009 "We Be Getting Money"
(Juvenile featuring Shawty Lo, Dorrough and Kango Slim)
Cocky & Confident
2010 "I Stay"
(A Bay Bay featuring Dorrough and Trai'D)
82 Non-album single
"The Main Event"
(Chamillionaire featuring Slim Thug, Paul Wall and Dorrough)
"Smile & Wave"
(Huey featuring Dorrough)

Guest appearances[edit]

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"Ain't Chu You" 2009 Mike Epps, Young Dro, Nitti Funny Bidness: Da Album
"Live Forever" 2012 Young Noble, June Summers, Nutt-So, Wack Deuce, New Child & Tey Martel Outlaw Rydahz Vol. 1
"I'm Doin' It" E-40 The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 2 (Deluxe edition)
"Solo" Waka Flocka Flame, Shawty Lo Salute Me or Shoot Me 4 (Banned from America)
"Cat Daddy" (Remix) The Rej3ctz, Tyga, Mann, Chamillionaire N/A
"Yeah Doe" Tum-Tum, B-Hamp, Big Tuck N/A
"I Want" Trina, Slim Thug Back 2 Business
"Stupid Dumb" 2013 DJ Mustard, Bounce Ketchup
"Who Got It" League of Starz, Problem, Dupri LOS.FM


  1. ^ Dorrough Bio
  2. ^ Artist Details. Retrieved on 2011-10-24.
  3. ^ Charts,
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ [2]
  6. ^ [3]
  7. ^ Ice Cream Paint Job Remix Feat. Soulja Boy, Rich Boy, Jermaine Dupri, Jim Jones, Slim Thug & E-40: Dorrough: MP3 Downloads. Retrieved on 2011-10-24.
  8. ^ iTunes – Music – I Want (Hood Christmas Anthem) – Single by Dorrough. (2009-12-03). Retrieved on 2011-10-24.
  9. ^ iTunes – Music – Number 23 – Single by Dorrough. (2010-01-26). Retrieved on 2011-10-24.
  10. ^ Paine, Jake. (2010-08-04) Dorrough Plans Sophomore Album "Get Big" For September 7 | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales. HipHop DX. Retrieved on 2011-10-24.
  11. ^ Dorrough – Number 23 (Gangsta Grillz) Mixtape – FREE HOT NEW HIP HOP MUSIC LYRICS – THA MUSIC SPOT. Retrieved on 2011-10-24.
  12. ^ CirtexHosting – Site Suspended. Retrieved on 2011-10-24.
  13. ^ CirtexHosting – Site Suspended. Retrieved on 2011-10-24.
  14. ^ [4]. Retrieved on 2011-10-24.
  15. ^ [5]. Retrieved on 2013-05-23.
  16. ^ [6]
  17. ^ [7]
  18. ^ [8]
  19. ^ [9]
  20. ^ [10]

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