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College Park, Maryland, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2014

College Park, Maryland, United States
Established on Jan, 2014
Solo Hip Hop Pop


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DMV area artist Bigtyme was born Derris Owens in Washington DC. He was raised in Prince Georges County, MD, the outskirts of Washington, where he currently resides.

Discovering his knack for music at an early age, Bigtyme began performing in various shows and songwriting at the age of 11. He is very versatile often writing conscious songs about the harsh realities of society, as well as songs catering to women and club bangers.

In 2007 Bigtyme scored regional fame by penning the song “I’m Classy” by Critical Condition Band (CCB). This record exploded on the local scene. and eventually lead to Bigtyme’s first placement on the Billboard charts. There it reached #99 hot bubbling singles where it remained for 3 weeks.

In 2014, Bigtyme was voted a Top 5 songwriter in the Great American Song Contest for his single “Unappreciated.”

As an artist, Bigtyme continues to create feel good music. His debuted album “No Regrets” was released October 2012. His first official music video for the song “Trendsetters” was shot in New York, DC, and Baltimore; it can be seen on YouTube. The promo video for “Body Language” featuring MTV’s Making the Band’s D’Angelo Redman was released via YouTube for promotional purposes.

Bigtyme loves performing and has been frequent to perform at Bowie State University, the school he once attended. Bigtyme has opened for artists such as Kanye West and Juvenile, but is patiently anticipating the day an artist will open for him.

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