Desmond McElroy also known by his stage name Dez Mac is 24 years old, from Youngstown, Ohio and moved to San Francisco to pursue his passion for music and help his brother Amon’Dre build apps. Dez Mac grew up with a natural love for music and battled his sister Aaliyah all the time. Little did he know she was using all Tupac lyrics. At the age of eight Paul, Dez's step father gave him the choice to get any brand new video game or album. Dez chose to get 50 Cent’s debut album Get Rich or Die Tryin.
Dez listened to music every chance he got and fell in love with writing stories that can uplift, motivate, and inspire others. He’s big on spreading positive energy, and manifesting his dreams into reality. In high school J Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Tupac, Nas, Big Sean and Jay Z became his favorite artists. He could be by himself, hanging with friends, at school, in the hallways, at lunch, he was always rapping the lyrics of his favorite artist especially J. Cole. He started rapping his own lyrics and people would say that’s nice, who is that J. Cole? At the time he was too shy to claim credit so he would just say I don’t know the song but yeah that’s Cole or Kendrick.
Before moving to San Francisco Dez worked in plumbing and Rent a Center standing inside the back of employee trucks manifesting future to be on tour. Dez Mac has a hip hop and soul sound style. Dez Mac released two EP's on all platforms titled Dharma and Deztined. Since moving to the Bay Area he's performed at over 40 events and on 30 radio stations. Right now his main focus is releasing singles but before putting out more music he wants to increase the number of fans listening to his music. His latest single and music video titled Lately was released on January 12th has over 95k streams on Spotify.