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D.A. Smart

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DA Smart AKA The Black Terror” one of Chicago’s trendsetter’s in gangsta rap industry. DA Smart was raised for roughly 14 years in the Robert Taylor homes @ 4950 s. State st.; also known as “Vulture City”; on Chicago’s South Side- one of the city’s toughest & poorest neighborhoods during the 70’s, 80’s & early 90’s. Growing up during these times in this type of neighborhood, DA learned very quickly how to survive the street life by using his gift of music, rap & controversial story telling- which ultimately earned him wide spread popularity; & one of the only trendsetter titles in the ‘gangsta rap’ industry. Recording many tracks related to what he has has experienced during his life while growing up; one track entitled “Walk Wit Me” in which he teamed with ‘The Legendary Traxster’; reputed him as one of gangsta rap’s leading figures in the ‘rap game’ for that time period; & designated him as a trendsetter who’s style was soon attempted by other rappers.
DA Smart is adhering to social responsibility, here in his home town by being a role model to the Chicago’s youth in poorest neighborhoods of the city of Chicago. Promoting the organization: B.O.I., an acronym for: ‘Boys of Islam’; he assisting in steering these young boys away from the gangs, drugs, violence that a street life is made up of - & instilling strength, wisdom & pride… (to be continued)

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