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On this podcast, we Interview Artists we feel should be on everyone’s radar and discuss, not just music, but other topics throughout our culture.
theBookkeeper247 Podcast wanted to create a show to highlight the artist, as well as, find out more about the individuals and their music.
Episode 15 Details:
On the 15th episode of the, “theBookkeeper247” Podcast, Daryl chops it up with Christian Hip Hop Artist Dezzy Yates.
Dezzy Yates and Daryl discuss being sexually abused at a young age and how it lead him to his pornography addiction. The bad theology he received when trying to heal from sexual abuse and also the nightmares he had from being abused at the innocent age of 5.
They also discuss his latest project “Enjoy the Mixtape”, being a semi-finalist on “So You Think You Can Dance”, the misconception of Christian Hip Hop, and Dezzy shares some powerful testimonies.
This interview is packed, and I mean packed, with amazing content, but because of some topics we discuss like sexual abuse, rape, molestation we suggest if you are under 18 you need to have a parent present.
If anyone is going through sexual abuse, the Nation Wide Hotline is 800.656.HOPE (4673).(https://www.rainn.org/about-national-sexual-assault-telephone-hotline)
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Podcast - theBookkeeper247 Podcast ep. 15 with special guest Dezzy Yates:
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More About Dezzy Yates:
Dezmund “Dezzy” Yates is a Christian Hip Hop artist from Columbus, GA. Mixing the soul of Southern hip hop with splashes of alternative, his sound was impacted by a range of artists including Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, Kid Cudi, Big K.R.I.T., Michael Jackson, Last Dinosaurs, and J. Dilla.
Aside from his undeniable gifts as an emcee, Yates was also influenced from an early age by his mother as a dancer. Michael “Boogaloo Shrimp” Chambers, Jabbawockeez, and Hong 10 have all played a part in his dancing development.
Yates began making music in 2007. After years of working on his craft and producing three projects, he found his first major opportunity with the release of ‘Tales From the Checkered Backpack’ that was featured on the Rapzilla SoundCloud page.
In 2019, the project ‘Dream Big, Little One’ was dropped across digital platforms.
Yates’ accomplishments as an artist showcase the bright future that God has in store.
2013 BMI Urban Showcase Finalist, Top 200 Las Vegas Semi-Finalist ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Season 12, features on Rapzilla.com – Trackstarz.com – Soulcial Dreamin’ Entertainment, and in July 2019 he opened the Urban Arts Academy to teach dance and hip hop music as a continuation of his work with at-risk youth at elementary schools and the Boys and Girls Club.
Even with a collection of accolades to his credit, his proudest moments are found with his family – his wife, son, and daughter.