Daniel was born in Charleston, SC on February 22, 1989. At the age of 12, he got introduced to the violin and took it as a side class in school. He developed an ear for the instrument and nowadays plays the instrument by ear. Daniel is a three time 1st Place Apollo Theater Winner and studied at NYC's Juilliard School of Music. He has become one of the most popular new age social media superstars with a constantly growing international fan base. A seasoned performer with seven studio albums to his credit.
Daniel D. has opened for Kim Waters, Boney James, Jamie Fox, Kanye West, Najee, K'Jon, Lalah Hathaway and performed for Oprah Winfrey, the late Michael Jackson as well as President Barack Obama. He has been the lead act for many Jazz festivals and performs all around the world.
Daniel D. has ventured out in different branches and is the co-founder of Stay Inspired.