Miami, United States
With over a million downloads combined in the first 2 years of his releases, Dashius Clay has set in motion what seems to be an inevitable rise through his devoted following. Not one to ever shy away from pushing the limits, the combination of Dashius Clay's ability to crossover genres, voice, and his capability to appeal musically to such a large and quickly growing base is what instantly sets him apart. Whether you are a Hip-Hop, R&B, Pop, Dubstep, or EDM 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 handful 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. 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 that eventually landed Dashius his first record on the charts. With over 3 million combined plays worldwide under his belt, Dashius went back to work with the European duo “Global Cult” to create his second chart landing single “Barcelona” in 2012. With his #Dashaholiks 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 a gut-wrenching storyline. 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, "Celebrating Pain" 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.
In late 2012, Dashius began a viral campaign known as “Free Sex”. For months he began teasing the world with only visuals of what would soon turn out to be the title of his debut album. Hitting the reinvention wheel once again, Dashius delivered one of the most unexpected albums of the year. Led by “Mercy” and “Free Sex”, Dashius’ rise seem to find no limit. Spending a large amount of 2013 releasing remixes like “Get Lucky” (Daft Punk), “Treat Me Like Fire” (Lion Babe), “So Many Details” (Toro y Moi), and #ProjectRemix helped crown Dashius once again as a monster in the making.
2014 has already setup to lead Dashius Clay to a new level of artist, as he has shown time and again he loves to do. You never really know what’s coming next from Dashius Clay, but you can always expect it to be exciting. 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 #Dashaholiks following of 30k+ on Twitter and Facebook, you will be sure to always get wind of the constant slew of platinum songs and tantalizing videos he releases. Make sure to take advantage when he is touring in your city and see Dashius Clay performing in person. -www.DashiusClay.com