UPCLOSE WITH D.I. Green
Born may 15,1985 in Mallam, a small city found in Accra-Ghana. D.I Green was found to be an exceptional character among his friends even at tender age. He was the influential type as he was often found in the company of both boys and girls at school during play time due to the fact that his ways easily attracted everybody around him.
Thus, he gain much popularity as growing up. Michael Excidem Gazo as originally known, attended the ‘Radiantway Basic School’ where he attained both primary and junior high education.
While in school, he participated in most of the school’s activities, like inter schools competitions, music and dance group,and other clubs and organisations. He performed at most fan fairs and school jams often organised by the school and this gave made him much popularity that by the time he got to the junior high level he was already a high school super star.
“D.I” was the best freestyle MC of his time during his junior high school days even though there were a lot of sick rappers at that time.this became a very heavy mantle for the ‘star boy’as he always had “BEEF” to settle. Dope Mcs came from all corners but the earth, but D.I was the illest.
His friends called him “ILL” then later ‘DEEP ILL’ for that matter.
DEEP ILL took the rap game to the next level at senior high school and continued to murder more beats and Mcs. Here, D.I realized fully,his potential and dream and decided to make it a reality no mater how hard the struggle may tend to be. Following this big dream D.I has a lot of track which reflects his musical struggle and lifestyle even after his tertiary level of education where he read communication studies and radio an TV broadcasting. D.I Green, currently a broadcaster by profession has been on shows like GHANA ROCKS, 4 SYTE TV, AKWAABA UK, EMPIRE ENTERTAINMENT and many other shows organised by media houses nation wide.
On the new album “CHANGES” which is yet to be released, D.I Green has tunes that tell the full story of his other side which he calls ‘REAL’ and promises to make the best out of it. Singles like KEEP GRINDING, AM A WINNER, AKESHAWELE and PLAY DAT SONG current on the BLACK STAR mixtape released in August 2011 are testimonies of true greatness.