Bio

MY NAME IS DERRICK MILLS AKA DJ DERRICK GEETER

IM FROM NEW BERN NORTH CAROLINA. IM A DJ WITH NITRAM KNARF DJS AND LEGION OF MUZIK. AND ALSO A GRAPHIC DESIGNER THAT RUNS NJOYGFX GRAPHICS COMPANY. I HAVE HAD A LOVE FOR MUSIC FROM A VERY EARLY AGE . STARTING WITH LISTENING TO MOTOWN MUSIC FROM MY FATHER .. SUCH AS TEMPATIONS , 4 TOPS , SAM COOK AND SO ON. AFTER BEING INTRODUCED TO KID GROUPS
LIKE KRISS KROSS AS A YOUTH I WAS HOOKED ON HIP HOP MUSIC IN GENERAL ..AND THEN IN MIDDLE SCHOOL AT WEST CRAVEN MIDDLE SCHOOL , I PURCHASED A CASSETE TAPE THAT CHANGED MY LIFE .. WU-TANG CLAN : 36 CHAMBERS .. , AFTER LISTENING TO THE MATERIAL I WAS IN LOVE WITH THE FACT HIP HIP COULD BE USED AS A LEARNING TOOL AS WELL.. AND I HAD A WHOLE NEW RESPECT FOR THE CRAFT .. AND AFTER SHARING MY WALKMAN WITH STUDENTS ..I REALIZED I COULD RECORD CASSETE TAPES FOR A SMALL PROFIT WHILE SPREADING THE KNOWLEDGE FROM HIP HOP.. I WAS IN IT FOR LIFE.

AS I GREW UP , I MOVED ON TO CD’Z AND BEING THE LOCAL GO TO GUY TO GET YOUR MUSIC .. FROM DOPEBOYZ TO CHURCH FOLKS WERE MY CLIENTELE ., AFTER I GRADUATED HIGH SCHOOL IN 2001 FROM WEST CRAVEN HIGH SCHOOL , I DECIDED TO PERSUE AN ARTIST CAREER IN MUSIC WHILE I WAS GOING TO SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION AND ART IN RALEIGH NC TO ACHEIVE A DEGREE IN GRAPHIC DESIGN , AFTER LINKING WITH A FEW ARTISTS AND DOIN MUSIC I JUST FELL MORE INTO THE GAME FROM SEEING THE BUISNESS SIDE TO IT , IT WAS AN EXPERIENCE THAT JUST MADE ME FEEL LIKE I WAS MADE TO BE IN THE MUSIC BUISNESS SOMEHOW SOME WAY.

COMING BK HOME AFTER MY 2 YEAR WERE COMPLETED IN SCHOOL ..I REALLY HAD NO DIRECTION TO WHAT I WOULD DO WITH MY NEW CAREER FAR AS DESIGN GOES, SO I FELL BK INTO A FEW OF MY OLD WAYS WHICH LED ME TO A LIFE OF CRIME AND A FEW JAIL STAYS , THIS WENT ON FOR 7 OR 8 YEARS .. UNTIL I REALIZED
I WAS IN A NO WIN SITUATION .. SO I DECIDED I WOULD GO BK TO MY FIRST LOVE … WHICH IS MUSIC. SO I STARTED DOIN MY OWN MIXTAPES OF JUST MY FAVORITE SONGS JUST TO HEAR THEM FOR MYSELF.. , BUT WHEN PEOPLE RODE AROUND WITH ME.. BY THE TIME WE GOT TO OUR DESTINATION THEY WERE BEGGING ME TO GIVE THEM
THAT CD STRAIGHT OUT THE PLAYER.. , SO I LEARNED HOW TO GET MY ONLINE PRESENCE STARTED .. STARTING WITH DATPIFF.COM , AFTER JUST POSTING MY TAPE LINKS ON SOCIAL MEDIA..I WAS AMAZED AT PEOPLES FEEDBACK.. AND I KEPT DOIN THEM .. ALMOST DROPPING ONE EVERY NIGHT FOR 2 MONTHS .. , EVENTUALLY MY WIFE TOLD ME YOU SHOULD REALLY DO SOMETHING WITH YOUR GIFT … , SO AFTER LEARNING HOW TO TURN IT INTO A BUISNESS.. I REALIZED I ALSO HAD ANOTHER GIFT AND WHOLE DEGREE I WAS NOT USING .. AND LEARNED TO INCORPERATE IT WITH MUSIC AS WELL BY DOIN ARTWORK FOR MY TAPES ..WITCH BIRTHED NJOYGFX.

EVENTUALLY AFTER MONTHS OF WORK JUST TO PLEASE FANS … DJ BARRY BEE .. A LEGEND OF MIXTAPE MAKING IN NC REACHED OUT TO ME .. AND RESPECTED MY WORK ETHIC SO MUCH HE TOLD ME TO KEEP WORKING AND YOU MIGHT EARN A SPOT WITH NITRAM KNARF DJS … , WELL LETS JUST SAY .. I DROPPED SOMUCH MATERIAL IT WAS EVIDENT I WAS NOT GOING NOWHERE AND WAS CREATING A BUZZ WITH MY WORK .. I WAS SENT A NITRAM KNARF LOGO AND TOLD WELCOME TO THE TEAM .. ,

ONCE APART OF THE NITRAM KNARF DJS TEAM … I STARTED FOCUSING ON THE TALENT NC HAD TO OFFER ..AND JUST REMEMBERED THE TYPE OUTLETS I NEEDED WHEN I WAS AN ARTIST AND TRYED TO PROVIDE THAT TO THOSE UP AND COMING IN NC. .. AS TIME HAS GONE BY.. I HAVE BUILT AN EMPIRE OF GREAT NC TALENT AND TOP NOTCH ARTWORK FOR THE SAKE OF MY GREAT STATE.

3 YEARS LATER I HAVE 300 PLUS MIXTAPES ONLINE .. COUNTLESS GRAPHICS AND PROMO PEICES FROM MY BUISNESS ..AND IM JUST GETTING STARTED!!!