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Sacramento native First Degree The D.E. leads one of the most unique lives in rap. He is in fact living two live, both spent uplifting the community. One of First Degree The D.E.'s lives is spent a... more
Sacramento native First Degree The D.E. leads one of the most unique lives in rap. He is in fact living two live, both spent uplifting the community. One of First Degree The D.E.'s lives is spent as a high school math teacher. In 2016, The D.E. was recognized as National University's Teacher Of The Year, after receiving his Master's degree in Global Teaching Strategies. In his other life, First Degree spends his days in studios, concert halls, over the airwaves, and traveling the country as a 25-year underground rap legend. As of late, First Degree is most known as a D.J. on Fahrenheit Radio. Fahrenheit Radio, listened to in over 75 countries, features 24 hours a day of rap, instrumental music, and urban talk shows. Started five years ago, Fahrenheit Radio's audience continues to grow. Fahrenheit Radio can be heard at FAH Radio.com or the TuneIn mobile app. As an artist, First Degree The D.E. is one of the pioneers of Sacramento rap music. He has toured and recorded with E-40, Mac Dre, Andre Nickatina, Brotha Lynch Hung, Tech N9ne, and other hip hop legends. As a performer, First Degree has rocked the crowd at over 100 shows across the country for his cult following. First Degree The D.E. has released 35 projects and his label, Fahrenheit Records, has released 80. First Degree The D.E. also participates in a popular blog and several websites. These sites include The Fahrenheit Record, The Fahrenheit Record Blog, Sacramentorap.com, USRapNews.com, AmericanRapNews.com, and many more. Search "Sacramento rap" and "Sacramento rap history" and The D.E.'s sites pop up first world wide. First Degree The D.E. and his perspective have been featured in the Sacramento Bee, NPR, CBS News, Sacramento News and Review, SOHH.com, The Murder Master Music Show, and The Fahrenheit Record to name a few. In both lives, First Degree The D.E. gives his all to urban communities, with a purpose of information and inspiration.