Fully named Shellej Marshaun Massenburg – Smith, this musician comes from the US and is awaiting for his big career to grow more.
D.R.A.M. was born in Germany on August 3, 1988, but wasn’t raised there because his parents moved to Virginia, to Hampton.
His mother was in the military and he says that she was oftenly strict.
He started rapping when he was in elementary school, but he didn’t do it professionaly until he was invited to go to the mall in Hampton tu sing. He had a friend called Key who helped him to create nice songs in the mall which had a small recording studio, so they later showed it to the studio’s owner.
In 2015, he released his EP called #1Epic and he had help offered by Atlantic Records and Empire Distribution.
The most famous song on the album is “Cha Cha”, which ended up on the first please on a Hip-Hop chart.
He also made his debut mixtape which was called Gahdamn!. The mixtape came in the same year as the album did.
Shellej had a little break and then released a brand new single called “Broccoli”. This song made it big because it was a duet between D.R.A.M. and Lil Yachty. It was a big surprise that the song gained international fame and it even made it to the fifth place on the US Billboard Hot 100.
Massenburg-Smith gained popularity on TV when he took a part in the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where he also performed with a lot of popular rappers.
Ty Dolla Sign, Hamilton and Chance the Rapper are only a few of the artists who D.R.A.M. worked with. This helped him to gain much more popularity than he thought he would because he got fans from each of the rapper he worked with.
One more featuring that helped Shellej to get even more famous was the one from Gorillaz, who were making their fifth album and they invited D.R.A.M. to be involved on a single called “Andromeda”.
His latest single Gilligan featured two popular rapeers: A$AP Rocky and Juicy J. The song got many views because both of these rappers have a large fanbase.
D.R.A.M. feels offended when people invade his privacy. He doesn’t have a girlfriend now, as he claims, but he oftenly spends time in the club.
Full name: Shelley Marshaun Massenburg-Smith
Nick name: D.R.A.M.
Date of birth: August 3, 1988
Birth place: Germany
Occupation: musician, rapper
Personal Life and Family
Ethnicity: African American
Father name: NA
Mother name: NA
Brother name: NA
Sister name: NA
Marital status: single
Sexual Orientation: straight
Pet own: NA
Personal Look and Measurements
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 85 kg
Hair Color: Black
Eye color: Brown
Shoe Size: NA
Distinctive Features: dreadlocks
Net Worth and Salary
Net worth: $2 million
Interesting Facts about D.R.A.M.
He claims that George Clinton was a massive role model to him and that he thinks he was the best funk singer there is.
Shellej says that Hampton isn’t the best place to gain fame at since there aren’t many friendly producers going on there. He claims the town is really old-fashioned and won’t accept someone of different race.
In his childhood he used to be in a choir and also in a gospel group. His mother noticed that he can sing and tried to motivate him to keep on singing.
He used to listened to soul music only. One of his favorite artists was Al Green.
D.R.A.M. wasn’t interested only in music when he was young. Because of his mother, who was a military officer, he had an interest to join the army himself. However, this wasn’t what his mother wanted since she always pursued his music career.
His dance song “Cha Cha” is not famous only for its funky beat, but is also heard about because Beyonce herself did a small cover of it.
Shellej Marshaun Massenburg – Smith aka D.R.A.M. is a rapper coming from Hampton. His current net worth is about $2 million, but will be growing since he is always working on something new.