About You Name: Dashius Clay
Birthplace: Cali, Colombia
Recording Artist, Songwriter, Producer
With over a quarter of a million downloads combined in the 1st year of his releases, Dashius Clay has set in motion what seems to be an inevitable rise through his devoted following and undeniable talent. Not one to ever shy away from pushing the limits, the combination of Dashius Clay's ability to crossover genres, voice, and his ability to appeal musically to such a large and quickly growing base is what instantly sets him apart. Whether you are Hip-Hop, R&B, Pop, Dubstep, or Dance enthusiast, chances are you have already come across the Cali, Colombia native one way or another.
In 2011, Dashius Clay released his first project "Black Shades At Night" alongside the "Overseas Trendsetter", DJ Mister Hustla. With a ton of features and remixes from the likes of Chromeo, deadmau5, Tiesto, Afrojack, Tinie Tempah, and many more, Dashius Clay brought an entire new blend of sound to the table. With such a wide spectrum of music, "Black Shades At Night" had instant crossover success. "Its Party Set, every DJ can literally let the album play from beginning to end without breaking a sweat". Within the first 2 months, Dashius Clay released some of the most provocative, abstract, and creative visuals to go with each song off BSAN. Before its re-release, "Who's That Girl" was actually banned from YouTube for what many thought to be too "Risqué'" for the sites approved content. Shortly after, Dashius paired up with the notorious International DJ's, Funkwell and Daan’D for "Touch Me" which within days turned out to be one of the biggest hits of the year. Although "Touch Me" missed landing on the European Billboard "Dance Charts" by a fraction, it had already picked up enough momentum to collectively reach over 300,000 views on YouTube within its first 2 months. With #TeamDashiusClay growing weekly by the hundreds, it wouldn't be long before Dashius was forced to release a new body of work.
Fresh off receiving his Gold Plaque, long-time friend and producer Sarcazm Smith reached out to DC for whom he knew would be perfect to soundtrack his biopic tale. "Celebrating Pain" was the perfect blend of raw emotion and gut-wrenching lyrics. To accompany the soundtrack of course came the mini-movie "Broke Heart + Anger", directed by iamKingXXI whom was fresh off his We The Best Tour with DJ Khaled and Ace Hood. Starring Dashius Clay as himself, "Broke Heart + Anger" was a global success. Not only did the music receive astounding reviews, but the mini-movie opened up a million new doors for Dashius. It helped set him even further apart from the pack by displaying his almost effortless ability to transform himself once again.
Though mainly known for his Songwriting, Dashius Clay has also produced various singles and remixes for the likes of artists like Kendrick Lamar, Flight Facilities, Bruno Mars, MSTRKRFT, Mike Posner, John Legend, and more. With worldwide supporters ranging from Europe to New Zealand and back to the states, it’s hard to imagine it slowing down anytime soon. His uncanny ability to constantly evolve and provide new sounds gives hope for a lot more greatness to follow.
You never really know what’s coming next from Dashius Clay, but you can always expect it to be exciting. You're sure to hear his trademark "Oh Yea" in a remix to one of your favorite records or one of his off the wall singles sooner or later. With a long list of collaborations in the works, Dashius Clay is everywhere you can imagine. His music is as refreshing as it gets and never fails to compliment whoever he is working with. With his loyal #TeamDashiusClay following of 30k+ on Twitter and Facebook, who never fail to help get the word out, you will always be sure to get wind of the constant releases of new hits on iTunes or tantalizing videos. Make sure to take advantage when he is touring in your city and go see Dashius Clay live. - www.DashiusClay.com