David Paul Brooks, known as “DPB” has been captivating audiences for years with his electrifying performances. This Billboard charting positive rap artist is also a songwriter, motivational speaker, clothing designer, author, actor, director, producer, and filmmaker.
DPB started as a solo artist and later became a member of D.O.C. (Disciples of Christ), a Grammy and Dove award nominated group. He has opened for artists such as Rock and Roll “Hall of Famer” Bootsy Collins, Salt
DPB has released several albums throughout the years. His single “Raining Fire” from his album “Re-ID” went to number 9 on the urban dance charts. The song “Wake Up” from the following album “3D-PB” broke records by staying number one for twenty-seven weeks on Christian-HipHop.net. The video for “Wake Up” has had over 500,000 views and radio airplay around the world. One of his more recent single releases, “Brighter Day” charted at number 15 on the Billboard charts for Christian Rock national airplay. Another recent single release, “Feel So Good Today,” has been the 2x most added song on Billboard in Christian Rock National Airplay and has reached number 6 on the rhythmic charts on Christian Music Weekly. DPB was also the most requested artist of 2018 on christianhits.net.
DPB has been nominated for several awards. The Birmingham Area Music Awards nominated DPB for a Bama Award, for Best Gospel/Christian Artist. The Urban Inspiration Awards also nominated him for best Hip Hop artist.
DPB is on the brink of releasing some of his best work yet with pending releases of his first short film Undefeated 3.0, the album Undefeated 3.0, and he will also be making his debut as an author with his first book “No Bad Days.”
As brothers, David (Dave) Brooks, Jr. (born June 3, 1994) and Fred Brooks (born February 5, 1996), were raised by their parents to be spiritually focused. Both men are beautiful souls and talented dancers each possessing their own set of gifts, and have always been part of the DPB Crew in some capacity.
Dave, aka “D-JR,” is best known for his energetic dance style. In addition to dancing, his talents include choreography and writing scripts. Dave is a major advisor to DPB. With his dedication and love for God, he is a sincere example to his peers and is on course to lead this ministry.
MEET FRED A.KA. “FRETRIX”
Fred, aka “Fretrix,” is known for his technical dancing, but it’s his exceptional organizational skills and talent as a graphic artist that assists DPB with operating efficiently on and off stage. To ensure excellence, he is DPB’s toughest critic. He is looking forward to attending college, exploring his interest in engineering, and further advancing his skills in graphic design.