David is a native of Sumter South Carolina but spent the majority of his life growing up in Greenville, South Carolina, and a proud Eastside High school alum. Raised by a strong, single mother who made sure her kids were in church. Acapella church hymns and four years singing in Eastside high school’s concert choir. His Dad introduced him and his brother and sister to all the different kinds, styles, and genres of the world. His father grew up in Sumter SC and his grandad introduced David’s father to the many different styles and kinds of music. His father passed this down to David and this is what ultimately began his passion for music. He performed in talent shows in elementary school, and middle school inspired by artists such as Bob Marley, Kanye, Jay Z, Kenny G, Michael Jackson, Rascal Flats, Zap and Roger Troutman, Stevie Wonder and Barry White, The Temptations, Simple Plan, Hinder and Mr. Eddie Kind Junior himself, are just some of the artists he was inspired by.