Growing up in Mount Dora, Florida, Wesley Bailey, aka Rapper YDD, always knew he wanted to help impact the lives of others. His father was a local drug kingpin, so he was exposed to a lifestyle most aren’t accustomed to seeing. In order to escape the reality going on around him Rapper YDD turned to music as a way to alter his emotional state. He used music as a way to get through many harsh times, so he wanted to be able to do the same for others. He has turned his experience into an asset as he’s able to rap about a perspective most don’t get to see. He has depicted this perspective beautifully in his extensive music catalog for his fans to digest.
Recently, Rapper YDD released “Down in Florida” featuring John Wicks which is lighting up the charts. His top streaming hits like “Rentals” and “Trap Going Hard” from his album “Back in Trouble” highlights his road to success and the lessons learned during this phase of his life. In 2022 Rapper YDD plans to take over and put his name on the map. He has a plethora of unreleased music he will be releasing.
Being an independent artist, Rapper YDD focuses on creating music that is honest, timeless, and inclusive. He has a wide range of music that is bound to strike an emotional chord within. His sound is unique, and he finds the inspiration for his lyrics from the life experience he has had thus far. Being from such a tough area and going to prison twice he has many life lessons that he is able to share through his lyrics. He intends to be an inspiration to the younger generation so they can learn from the mistakes he once made.
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