OoDareDevil has lived through the chopped and screwed sound while living in Texas. Daring to be different, he released his project, Dr. Daredevil 2, that relates to it. By creating a hard hitting, catchy trap song, he has the lyrics to match the potential. We caught up with the Dallas native and discussed his sound, his visual concept for the buzzing single “Rhinoceros” and more.
RESPECT.: Tell us about the single “Rhinoceros” and how the visual concept came about.
We’re still working on another scene, but I was doing a tattoo and my videographer pulled up on me. I shot the visual on how I felt. On the hook, I was naming off animals like rhinoceros, I’m going ape. I knew it would catch people’s attention.
RESPECT.: How can you describe your sound? Would you say its trap melody vibe?
It is definitely a lot of melody. Trap melody, pop melody anything melodic.
RESPECT.: With the project, Dr. Daredevil 2, tell us how the name the project come about?
Drugs, and doctors prescribe drugs. Music is a drug to the ear, so I put “Dr.” in front of my name. Daredevil has drugs, meaning dope music.
RESPECT.: How did you come up with the name?
I got the name from my dad. My nickname is DD and growing up, I would do things people would never dare to do. The double O’s in front of the name define the group organization called Our Own.
RESPECT.: Define RESPECT.
A status of when people know not to play with your name. They show you honor for what you have done, or what you have done for someone else.
RESPECT.: By living in Dallas, Texas, a lot of heavy hitters come out of there in the industry, who were your inspiration? Did you like the chopped and screwed version?
A few. Pimp C, Bun B., the whole UGK. I love the chopped and screwed versions. On my album there is a chopped and screwed song called “Interlude”that was produced by Valley Floyd that has dedicated to that vibe.
RESPECT.: What can we expect from you this year? Any shows? SXSW?
We got shows at SXSW this year. I opened for Thouxanbandfauni and Teejayx6 on their ‘Departed’ tour last week, and I wanted to keep it going. More visuals and music on the way.
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