Dillon Cooper

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Dillon Cooper
Birth nameDillon Jermaine Cooper
Born (1992-10-20) October 20, 1992 (age 26)
Crown Heights, Brooklyn
OriginBrooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)Rapper
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2012-present
Labels1009 Records[1]
Associated actsDenzel Curry, Azizi Gibson, Aaron Rose, Sido, The Elkcloner
Websitewww.dilloncooper.com, www.1009records.com

Dillon Cooper is an American rapper from Brooklyn, New York.

Early life[edit]

Born and raised in Crown Heights Brooklyn, New York, 24-year-old Dillon Cooper became a self-taught guitarist at age 8, and a college freshman by age 17 at one of the world's most sought after music schools, Berklee College of Music. Dillon has achieved a number of accolades to date, Guitarist, Rapper, Freestyle Roller, and aspiring Actor.[2]

Musical career[edit]

2012: Cozmik[edit]

In late 2012, Dillon Cooper teamed up with Amalgam Digital with plans to release his first official mixtape in March 2013.[3] Cooper who never signed with Amalgam released his first mixtape Cozmik in 2013, this, without the help of Amalgam, as that professional relationship ended by early 2013. Cozmik features him rapping over beats from Outkast, Mobb Deep and others.[4]

2014-present: X:XX and EP[edit]

In 2014 Cooper signed with the New York-based record label 1009 Records.[5] On October 20, 2014, Dillon's birthday, he released a new mixtape called X:XX. The tape features 15 original tracks and so far two accompanying videos. Leading up to the mixtape Dillon announced a new marketing platform called #CooperTuesdays (www.coopertuesdays.com), where fans can go to get new content released every Tuesday. In December Cooper will play two shows in California with the legendary rap group De La Soul.[6] He is set to release an EP in 2015.

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

  • TBA (2015)
  • Supernova (2017)
  • Verified (2018)

Mixtapes[edit]

Title Mixtape details
Cozmik[7]
  • Released: June 27, 2013
  • Format: Digital Download
X:XX
  • Released: October 20, 2014
  • Format: Digital Download

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-25. Retrieved 2014-10-23.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Dillon Cooper Profile at MTV".
  3. ^ http://www.thesource.com/articles/261450/[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Dillon Cooper "COZMIK mixtape".
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-25. Retrieved 2014-10-23.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ http://www.datpiff.com/Dillon-Cooper-XXX-mixtape.655789.html
  7. ^ "Dillon Cooper COZMIK at bonafidemag.com".