Derin Falana is a 25 year-old rapper from Brampton, ON (the suburbs on the outskirts of Toronto). In 2016, his debut project Live From Rocky Mountain, which features production from Grammy nominated producers Sevn Thomas and Jordon Manswell, premiered 2 months early by 500 fans who signed up to a Thunderclap page within 48 hours of its launch.
The project has since been featured on publications such as HotNewHipHop, Ebro Darden's Beats One radio show on Apple Music, Complex, FADER, REVOLT, Pigeons and Planes as well as television shows Greenleaf on the Oprah Winfrey Network and Noisey: Toronto (Viceland). With his follow-up effort on the way, Derin released a serialized audio journal titled, These Days, a stream of consciousness streamed from his to yours that he consistently updates with singles in between projects, some of which have been featured on Spotify's New Music Friday.
The young rapper has built a following that spans several continents and in addition to the music, Derin and his Vinci Circle imprint have also partnered with notable brands such as Peace Collective and more.