Born and raised in the Carolinas, Hip Hop Artist Young Dirt (born C.J. Ross) has overcome much adversity in his life ranging from the sting of lower class upbringing to losing close family members during adolescence, and finally reaching an early adulthood with the birth of his daughter.Through it all, Young Dirt sought refuge in the studio, starting out simply with a computer mic and cooledit pro, and currently working with some of the top professional recording studios from NC to ATL, even as far as Nebraska and overseas.Through a brief stint in the military , Young Dirt expanded upon his fanbase and also added experience to his life’s storys and personal viewpoints of which each song so earnestly and individually portrays.
The young entrepreneur not only is an avid song writer (for himself and others) and recording/performance artist, but also has actively participated in the production of every song as, if not the solo engineer and producer, a strong percentage of the workforce, proving himself a true triple threat in the music industry .Currently, Young Dirt is the CEO of G.H.S.L.(Grind Hard Sleep Less) Int’l, a subsidiary of the up and coming Street Committee enterprise (other subsidiaries include Bang Squad, Camp Pain & Bamboo). He is under the management of MSLB Management & Promotions and is working on his first official studio album with DRS Productions. Also he is currently in negotiations for major distribution.
In just the year of 2010 Young Dirt’s accolades have elevated from becoming 3x reigning champion of the Carolina Showcase Showdown in Greensboro, to featuring in “The Return”, an LPT Films movie currently in production, to a feature slot on “The P.O.”, an LPT Films television series launched Spring 2011, and more recently working with the likes of PressPlayMusiq of Berlin, Germany (producer for the likes of Lady GaGa, and many other pop sensations), Burn Unit Records engineer Boss Smit of Durham, NC(producer and engineer for many industry icons), J-Hood (formerly of D. Block) and a host of other upper echelon musical entities. Also the name has become a regular with Trap House Rocks ( Eventlevel.com internet radio show), and other radio stations spanning from the eastern sea board as far as St. Louis and Kansas City in the Midwest and even sprinkled throughout the west coast.
CEO G.H.S.L. (Grind Hard Sleep Less) Fam Int’l
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