Rapper Ditch is a Hip Hop recording artist from Los Angeles/Orange County, CA. Ditch has worked for 10 years in music. He began in 1999 with a rock band called Trip-Wire and quickly departed from them to design his own style and sound. In 2002 Ditch graduated from Chapman University in Orange, CA only to pursue his dream in music. In 2005 Ditch released his first album “D.i.t.c.h”. In 2007 Ditch recorded original tracks in studio with Shock G, Eek-a-Mouse, Hot Dollar, Cashis, Bishop Don Juan, Dog boy and Chali 2na from Jurassic 5, for his album, “Public Intoxication”.
In July of 2010 Ditch performed for over 4,000 people at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Pool concert venue with the band Mystic Roots. Also in 2010 Ditch performed over 33 shows for breast cancer awareness events with David Harrison Levi. The breast cancer awareness Ditch tour saw Ditch performing at such places as: The Highlands Hollywood, Falcon Hollywood, Aqua Lounge, Gonpachi Beverly Hills, and many other locations in the Hollywood area. Ditch started 2011 opening on shows for Kurupt, Yelawolf, 40 Glocc, Suga Free and others.
In January 2012 Ditch headlined 3 shows in Park City and Salt Lake City, Utah for the Orion Music Festival 2012. He has also began recording acapella rap sessions on his home studio webcam and releasing them to the public welcoming comments and criticism. He then performed at “Ditch Day” at Mountain High Ski Resort in Wrightwood, CA, held his own 2012 party and performed at the California Sound Nokturnal Car Show. In the Spring of 2012 Ditch performed yet again with Suga Free, attended E40’s private cd release party and performed with Warren G/Bishop Don Magic Juan in Orange County. He then performed at the “Peace In The Streets” Festival at Sam Ash Music, At Eva Longoria’s restaurant Beso, and joined reggae band Common Sense for an annual Autism Speaks concert. In July 2012 Ditch was a talent guest at the Playboy Mansion for the 2012 Fifth Bridge Espy Awards launch party. In late July 2012 Ditch performed with WC from Westside Connection at The Venetian in Anaheim, California. On September 9th 2012 Ditch performed at the famous Beverly Hilton ( host of The Golden Globes Awards, and Clive Davis’s Grammy party each year) for Global Independence day. He performed for foreign dignitaries, Mayor Villaraigosa of Los Angeles, Prince Von Anhalt and various other celebrities and royalty.
In addition to Ditch releasing his own albums, he also has recently released “Ditch’s Underground Gold Volume I” Cd which features guests; Bishop Don Juan, Kanabliss featuring Crooked I, and Cashis as well as many up and coming artists. He released this album on I Tunes. Ditch co-headlined the second day of the Ny Havest Festival On October 13th 2012 performing for over 3,000 people. Ditch will release “Underground Gold Volume II” in late 2012. Ditch’s official website is www.lethaltendermusic.com. Ditch has performed over 600 shows in his career as an independent artist. He repeatedly turns down deals from major labels, valuing his rights to his 6 cd catalog, and other past musical pieces. Ditch currently owns his own label Lethal Tender Music which manages everything from his PR to his rights, to show bookings. Ditch also release’s web episodes called “Tour Diary” on his You Tube which has over 775,000 views.
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