Dtl's music expresses a brand new side to modern day Hip-hop. His music penetrates the soul and gives a clear definition of what true music is: a way of life. A pleasure. The style that Dtl brings to his listeners reflects a fresh vibrant side of Hip-hop. He creatively pieces together his own compositions creating what will become a masterpiece for all to hear. Dtl is an emerging superstar who spent most of his childhood life in Long Beach, Ca before residing to Orange County where he spent most of his teenage years. His life took unexpected turn in 2008 when Dtl was shot twice; which left one bullet still inside his shoulder and the other grazing the top of his head. This tragic event only made Dtl stronger as a person as well as an artist and a songwriter. Dtl attributes part of his unique style to his father Chauncey Matthews who was a Capitol Records client in his early years. Dtl aims at capturing a new side of untold music. His aspirations in life are to be heard and remembered. He desires that listeners appreciate the true elements of quality music.