Sleepy D is an Oakland veteran and part of the infamous Rude Boy Mafia which includes D-Lo and Hongry. A true street rapper, Sleepy D embodies East Oakland in his music, and his life. Originally gaining notoriety from his street raps which lead to his debut album Sleepy Deprivation which had the Bay Area streets buzzing. In 2014 he followed that album up with “Don’t Go To Sleep”.
2015 sees Sleepy D return with his eyes on the prize with the aptly titled, “Wake Me Up When I’m Rich”. With most of the beats for the album provided by red-hot producer, Juneonnabeat, Sleepy D hits all angles on the album with music to party to, ride to, and music to have you reflect on the ills of street life. With features from some of the Bay Area’s heavy-hitters, “Wake Me Up When I’m Rich” provides the soundtrack for the streets.