A Michigan native, he has been featured on every major media outlet in his area. Drew has shared the stage with the likes of Tantric, Days of the New, and Bullet for My Valentine, and Lauren Dusky of "The Voice". He is a featured artist of Fretmonkey Records and is the social media manager of Fretmonkey Nation: a musician-centered, social media-driven website. Alkema is also a featured artist of K&K Sound Systems, Breedlove Guitars, John Pearse Strings, Thalia Capos, and Elite Acoustics Engineering & Sunburst Gear. Drew has also been featured in “Acoustic Uprising,” a world-wide released documentary on modern acoustic guitar.