Dillon Cooper

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Dillon Cooper
Birth name Dillon Jermaine Cooper
Born October 20, 1992 (age 24)
Crown Heights, Brooklyn
Origin Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2012-present
Labels 1009 Records[1]
Associated acts Denzel Curry, Azizi Gibson, Aaron Rose, Sido
Website www.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.


Extended plays[edit]

  • TBA (2015)


Title Mixtape details
  • Released: June 27, 2013
  • Format: Digital Download
  • Released: October 20, 2014
  • Format: Digital Download