Desmond Davis the “BlackDrumHippie”, is a Grammy nominated, Dove Award, Ascap Rhythm & Soul Award, Stellar Award winning musician, producer and writer hailing from the west side of Chicago. He has developed a talent, versatility and passion for playing drums for over twenty years.
Desmond honed his skills in the Baptist church playing gospel music however; he is well-rounded with the ability to play various genres including but not limited to; rock, pop, country, hip-hop, jazz, R&B, reggae, funk, and blues.
The BlackDrumHippie’s talent and tenacity has afforded him various endorsements and the opportunity to play a variety of tours, festivals, tv appearances and concert venues.
With growing notoriety, Desmond has played for decorated artists such as: Donald Lawrence, Johnathan McReynolds, Sir the Baptist, Todd Dulaney, Sylenna Johnson, Rhymefest, and Hunter Hayes.
Desmond’s hard work and forward thinking has allowed BlackDrumHippie to transcend music as it has grown into a brand that provides customizable Levi denim jackets, t-shirts and other merchandise.
As of late Desmond is recording side projects, promoting his brand, and touring.