“RACE TO JUDGEMENT,” is a gripping legal thriller by Judge Frederic Block and it explores the gritty world of Brooklyn’s Criminal Justice System – from the deplorable conditions at the Rikers Island prison to the mistreatment of African American prisoners to the practice of stop-and-frisk which has disproportionately targeted minorities. The book also has a soundtrack that features Dezi 5 on “Everybody wants to go to Heaven,” written and composed by Block, sheet music is included in the book. RACE TO JUDGEMENT will be released on October 25, 2017 where Dezi 5 will perform the song at 21 Club. You can take a look at the studio session behind the scenes here: RACE TO JUDGEMENT STUDIO SESSION.
Check out Dezi 5’s spring photo shoot with Mario Alberto Designes “La New Onda” collection.
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Mario Alberto Gallegos wants to reclaim retro Latino fashion with The Dallas native and proud product of Mexican immigrants said he wants to celebrate a new wave of style inspired by Chicanos in pachuco suits, Puerto Rican pompadours and chola fashion with a glamorous twist. Of course Dezi 5 wanted to be the first to sport his amazing collection that was featured in New York Fashion Week.
Sarah Reyes, Dezi 5, Tara Turner (Make up Artist), Daniel Driensky at the location of the photo shoot in Dallas, Texas. April 2, 2017
Dezi 5 had the pleasure of opening up for Sharon Needles on June 24, 2017. Hosted by Friends with Benefits, Dezi performed a series of his music from his EP “Crucifixion on the Dance Floor.” As well as a few new songs that he’s been working on while living in New York City.
Thin Line Fest has become more exciting this year! Thin Line X announced via Instagram that Dezi 5 will be performing at Dan’s Silver Leaf on April 20, 2017 N.E. at 11:00pm. Since the Expose You singer moved to the East Coast, he’s been booking shows in his hew home New York and returning to his hometown Dallas to perform shows and private parties. After a successful performance as the opening act for The Queen of Bounce Big Freedia at Trees Dallas, Dezi was asked to perform for the Thin Line Festval.
Thin Line Music is the soundtrack of the festival. It’s the perfect mix of styles giving all our guests an ideal way to wrap up the evening. It’s quintessential Denton: national and regional acts on small, intimate stages. A diverse mix of genres awaits festival attendees ensuring the party doesn’t stop until the early morning.
Dezi joins an impressive line up that includes Sam Lao, TOMKAT, The Southpaw Preachers, and more. Thin Line is now a FREE film, music, and photography festival held over 5 days in Denton, Texas – just north of Dallas / Fort Worth. The 10th annual festival is April 19-23, 2017. For five days, Thin Line will deliver an engaging program of high quality documentary films, world-class music, and a diverse selection of photography. In case you missed all that big news….
Kendall Falcon (Eckerd) founder and designer of Clan of Cro. Kendall designed this top specifically for Dezi’s first theater show at The Kessler.
On Friday March 10, 2017 Dezi 5 will be live in Concert in New York City at Leftfield NYC at 9:00pm with 88 Killa and Kamau Kenyatte. Get your tickets and witness this amazing show of FASHION;MUSIC;DANCE.
Dezi 5 is headed to the New York City music scene starting in the Lower East Side. Dallas’ “Best Live Act” will be performing live in concert at the Leftfield NYC on March 10, 2017 at 9:00pm. Not new to performing in New York City, he already had two performances in 2016. The announcement came from Dezi himself on Twitter, where he wrote, “Dezi takes on NYC at Leftfield NYC.” As a New York resident, Dezi 5 will bring his crucifixion to the Big Apple.
On January 24, 2017 Dezi 5 released the single “ExposeYou” which is available on all major streaming sites. Dezi 5’s new music video for “Expose You” is almost brazen in its quest to divert your attention. The time was right for Dezi 5 to make this move as he has never released a music video. The video was directed by Dallas artist Jeremy Biggers. “Expose You” was totally a personal way for him to express his feelings as an artist and human being in the world of hypocrisy.
In 2015 he released his first EP “Crucifixion on the DanceFloor” which brilliantly re-invents dance music for our time. It is a stunning creative leap into dimensions of EDM, elements of “trap”, future disc, and 90’s house music. Crucifixion on the Dance Floor features Dezi’s debut single “LOSE CONTROL”, an unapologetic club joint and “Dallas, Bitch!” a city anthem that earned me a ranking in the Dallas Observer’s top 20 songs of 2015 alongside Erykah Badu, Post Malone and Leon Bridges. COTDF establishes Dezi 5’s place in the dance clubs and fashion runways. It’s a mesmerizing sound that evokes embellishments and excitement, energy and innovation.
Dezi is a superstar with incredible showmanship and a persona larger than life. His performances earned him a Dallas Observer Music Award as “Best Live Act” (voted by the city) He is currently working on his first full length album; in the meantime he will be introducing “Crucifixion on the Dance Floor” to the Big Apple.
Dezi 5 is ready to Expose the New York City music scene starting in the Lower East Side. Dallas’ “Best Live Act” will be performing live in concert at the Leftfield NYC on March 10, 2017 at 9:00pm. Not new to performing in New York City, he already had two performances in 2016. The announcement came from Dezi himself on Twitter, where he wrote, “Dezi takes on NYC at Leftfield NYC.” As a New York resident, Dezi 5 will bring his crucifixion to the Big Apple. On March 31, 2017 he will be the opening act for Big Freedia at TreesDallas, Texas and then return to NYC to light up the dance floor at The RockbarNYC on Christopher Street April 29, 2017.
We are so proud to announce that Dezi 5 will be returning to his hometown Dallas, Texas to open up for The Queen of Bounces. Banjos to Beats once again cultivated another phenomenal show by pairing Dezi 5 with Big Freedia at Trees Dallas in Friday March 31st, 2017 N.E.
For more information go to banjostobeats.com