Derrick "Dirk" McGinnis is what the music industry has been longing for! The Alabama native with the stage name "Dirk LP" began at the age of 9 with a beat machine, a 4-track mixer and a serious passion for hip-hop music. With a long list of influences from every corner of the map, Dirk LP has become a well-rounded artist, producer and performer making his presence known all over the Southeast and beyond. He launched his independent label, Dirk Down Records, Inc. In December 2000, and has been knocking out hits ever since. Some of his accomplishments include, but are not limited to: several editorials in major hip-hop periodicals (The Source Magazine: 'Independents' Day' and 'Off the Radar'; XXL Magazine: 'Show & Prove'), opening shows for major label artists from the South (no name-dropping necessary!) and blazing features on mixtapes from DJs across the globe. Armed with a relentless grind and incomparable talent, Dirk LP is determined to take the industry by force. His highly anticipated album, Dirk LP : GO GREEN is a record packed with bangers certain to turn the game around!