n.e.r.d. life by D’Vo is an anonymous Experimental Hip Hop and Neo-Soul Artist based in Houston, TX. He is the creator of the Christian Hip Hop Series, “The Codex” which will be an extension of eleven albums. D’Vo harnesses his passion to serve God while offering messages of hope, peace, and love within his music. What listeners love the most is his unique ability to fuse underground hip-hop elements like slowed and chopped with neo-soul; much of which is inspired by Houston’s contribution to the hip-hop scene
D’Vo has garnered his craft for making music from childhood, growing up with a musically-inclined family. His musical taste varies from different generations and genres with modern artists like Post Malone and Drake to legendary classics such as Tupac Shakur and R&B-Soul artist Maxwell. D’Vo is working under his own label, Element 11, Inc. which allows him creative freedom in his music and lyrics.
“There’s not enough positivity in music to combat all of the negativity in the world.” – n.e.r.d. life by D’Vo
The first volume of “The Codex: I’ve Got Next” was released December 22, 2019, featuring more spiritual sentiments to stage The Codex theme. D’Vo’s favorite song, One Love, also features his bandmates from Global Rhythm before formation.
“D’Vo’s creativity is off the charts…” – DJ Malone, Chicago 77.3
Volume II, “The Codex: Running The Point, ” dropped April 11, 2020, featuring loud G-Funk styling in the music itself; offering a West-Coast, laid-back vibe. Elavated Thinkin & Swagger From My Father both received plaques after being listed in the Top 10 Independent Charts.
“We need songs like this to uplift us.” – LHMPR Radio
The Codex: Court Vision is the 3rd album to join The Codex series, released September 14, 2021. Destined For Greatness from the album is also in the top 20 DRT Indie Chart at the time of this writing. So far his songs have received over 50 radio placements and D’Vo will continue to share his story about Jesus’ redemption, the Word of God, and bringing it to an even bigger audience than ever before.