Nasir F. Graham aka Driicky Graham was born in Newark, NJ at UMDNJ hospital on November 23, 1991. Raised partly in Newark but mostly in Oxford, NC. Thus having the experience of knowing both the urban and rural environments. I grew up with both parents separated before the age of 2. Although they weren’t together I did actually have both parents in my life, though mostly my mother.
At a young age I was influenced by music artist mostly in the Hip Hop and RnB genre. Artist such as Michael Jackson, Biggie Smalls, Naughty by Nature, and Eminem. I always felt like I wanted to be on stage just never knew it would be music. However I first started displaying my talents thru dancing, Later branching out to rapping and singing. My inspiration for rap was actually just a outlet for stress dealing with high school among other problems in life.
I wasn’t really focused on rapping until I started showing my talents to my family, friends, and others who often told me that they loved my raps. Now I knew family and friends would show support because that’s just what they do (lol) but when other people recognized and appraised, then I kinda took the thought into mind. Surely enough, the more I rapped the more my passion for it grew. However I didn’t want to be looked at as just a rapper, so I tested my voice singing too. Found out that I did have a voice and lots of people already knew I could dance.
Actually I was considered the best dancer in my school. So I’m leaning towards being a triple threat artist. The name “Driicky” came from my middle name Frederick, I added two I’s because it looked more creative and wanted to be known as Driicky Graham entirely because just Driicky would be similar to Drake.