D-Irie is born to his father a Ghanareggae artist and his German mother. After his father was locked up in prison, because of a criminal offense, he grew up alone with his mother. A try to brake into a shop, stayed afterwards unknown, in the middle of 1990th, because he wasn't in the age of criminal responsibility. What?
Since 2001 he turned to his rap career, after he met the Berlin rapper Big Sal and the break dancer Crazy B. Both encouraged his talent and signed him finally to their 2004 founding Berlin-Weddingmusic label Shok-Muzik. D-Irie appeared on the compilations of the label. In August 2005, he released together with label mate Crackaveli the album Doppeltes Risiko.
In 2006 released D-Irie his first single "Was jetzt los!?!" from his debut album Live Dabei, which released in February 2007. The single was promoted by Warner Music Group. After the premiere of the music video, in October 2006, it stayed a short time #1 in public charts on MTV. The single caused controversy as it disses Aggro Berlin. In early 2007 responded Fler on his mixtape Airmax Muzik with two tracks "Pop-Muzik" and "Das is los!". Latter song features Alpa Gun, who released two more diss tracks "Ich bin am Zug" and "Schluss mit U(n)fuk", which disses rapper Ufuk Sahin from Shok Muzik.