Same Hustle New Money L.L.C was founded by D-Brown in 2012 after releasing a mixtape with the title in 2010. D-Brown, whose roots are planted in the Midwest region, began generating a notable buzz with a catchy trademark which he soon took to the next level. Now we are here. The official website! On this page lies history, accomplishments and future plans for the 27-year-old entrepreneur. Read and relate to the hustle!
Born Diondre Brown, February 27, 1990 in St. Paul Minnesota, he moved to Gary, IN when he was nearly 11 days old. He began playing around with the hip hop genre around age 11. He attended Westside High School where he was voted most talented his senior year for the exceptional songs he recorded and released. After high school, he began making notable appearances on the local scene with crowd moving open mic performances and a few popular music videos. He stated, "Transitioning from the status I had in high school to another artist in my city was similar to going from a big fish in a small pond to a small fish in the sea." He quickly learned that in order to separate himself from the plethora of local artist he needed to brand his ambition. He began to take proper procedures to make #SAMEHUSTLENEWMONEY more than just a cool saying but a copyrighted outlet for him musically as well as a growing movement. With a versatile style bridging the gap between savvy and street, this hungry artist is guaranteed to catch the attention of anyone who appreciates hip hop.
To the right is footage from live performances of D-Brown. He has shared the stage with many artists such as Young Thug, Wale, Young Dolph, Jaqueese, Lil Uzi Vert, 2 chains, Joe Budden, Freddie Gibbs, Lil Durk, Spenzo, Que, Tha Eastside Boyz, and a more. His body of work and fan base is growing with multiple music videos and show footage totaling 100,000+ REAL views.
Outside of his stomping grounds, He has performed in
San Jose, Lancaster, and Oakland California
Houston, Dallas, Austin, El Paso, and San Antonio Texas
Rapid city and Sioux Falls South Dakota
Tucson Arizona, Denver Colorado, Santa Fe New Mexico
Chicago Illionois, Joliet Illinois, Milwaukee Wisconsin,
and more to come!
D-Brown noted influences on his music dated back to his all time favorite "Notorious B.I.G" Biggie Smalls. "Even at this very day I will still throw some old school B.I.G on a mix CD with the latest music out just to create my perfect mix of sound to ride to" he states. He mentioned in his early stages of developing, he listened to a lot of east coast battle rap style of emcees such as Cassidy, Big L, Lloyd Banks, Jadakiss, Juelz Santana, Eminem, and others. "I think that's where my punchline attributes built up." In High school he anticipated a new episode of a battle Rap featured program named "Fight Club" that aired on MTV2 once a week revealing lyrical battles from some of the east coast areas most lethal battle rappers. "At this current moment I wouldn't number from best to worst but my top 5 current emcees would probably include Rick Ross, J.Cole, Kanye West, Young Jeezy, and Yo Gotti. Those names are people I would probably click on anything online if their names are in the title just to check it out."