Drew B. The Artist Bio
Drew B. the
artist first entered the biz as an actor and b-moviemaker.
During his 10 years in the film industry Drew successfully shot
and starred in two full-length horror features (under his full
name Andrew Merkelbach), which were subsequently released
worldwide on DVD.
films "Dead Country" (2007) & "Deader Country" (2009) featured a
host of international horror icons and adult stars proving
Drew's staying power.
Athough it was behind the scenes that Drew B. was growing ever tired
of a thankless and unfulfilling industry. In 2010 Drew decided
to move on from his movie-making past and try out his other
great love: music.
Drew had always
found himself to be more of a spoken word storyteller. In fact,
when Drew was 16 he used to have frequent street-based freestyle
rap battles with mates. He always won. Now at 27 Drew B. was
about to re-enter the world of hip-hop.
Drew B. had
experienced many personal up and downs throughout his life and
because of this, he proved to have an endless supply of
emotional ammo to creatively express though his talent for rap.
After putting pen to paper and some lengthy studio time the
tracks started to pile up.
In 2011 after
various mixtape spots and much acclaim, Drew B. finally released
his own 14-track album on iTunes titled Devine Gangster.
Drew returned in
2012 with a free 10 track mixtape titled Rap It Out, which was
released online through US street label We Got Now Mixtapes.
In just over 3
months of being online Rap It Out has received over 21,000+
listens and downloads. Drew has also released two brand new
singles "Nothin' Matters But Tonight" & " Special Word Play" on
iTunes and other related online stores.
Drew’s music currently plays daily on Jango and on US College
Underground Radio, where he is a featured artist.
YouTube channel is also a popular visit for fans receiving over
53,000 views to date.
Drew B. is
currently represented by Doc Hollywood Media. A brand new album
is slated for release later in the year and Drew is ready to
perform his tracks live for fans everywhere!
out on the hottest new rap artist to come out of Australia!
is taking over the international music scene and proving he is
the millenniums new definitive storyteller! Drew B. THE name!
Drew B. 4 life!