Black diamond aka Thomasson Smith has been writing and recording hip hip music since the age of 15. He is a representation of the roots of hip hop music and culture, black diamond has released over 20 albums and has traveled the united states selling his cds in parking lots, malls, and clubs around the united states for over 10 years. He was born in danville kentucky and has dedicated his life to creating hip hop music to the upmost respect of the culture of the artform. As a senior in high school he sold the lyrics to a song titled "life is busted" to CRS records. That is the moment that he knew he had a gift and could make money with this gift, "When i sold that song I thought i was a superstar" he exclaims.
thomas (black diamond) had recently located to california to record music for a production company that was seeking a distribution deal as the flagship artist at the company. three albums worth of music were recorded in hopes of him securing his own label imprint. this is still a work in progress so to speak.
Thomas won an award for a poem that was given by the American society of poets and his poem was read aloud at the ceremony by florence henderson, who played the mother on the hit show the brady bunch. That poem was also featured in a coffee shop compilation book of poetry.
black diamond is hip hop in its purest form. the ol skool values of the music and culture can be heard in his music..
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