WATCH: Hiphop Artist Darren Jackson Unveils the Real People of St. Louis

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Hiphop artist Darren Jackson debuts the music video for his single "MIDWESTSIDE" ft. Chris Grindz - produced by the 2013 Grammy Award Winning J.R.

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"Jackson forges his own path and doesn’t follow any of the rules. With only two released singles available, he already has picked up thousands of fans and has begun touring." -Encore Magazine

Up and coming hiphop artist Darren Jackson just released the music video for his debut single "MIDWESTSIDE" ft. Chris Grindz - Song produced by the 2013 Grammy Award Winning J.R. - Video directed by Chrissi Jackson.

"MIDWESTSIDE" tells the stories of many in the Midwest, from the inner-city to the suburbs to the countryside. The house party themed video spotlights the diverse nature of the Midwest and how many people are able to come together for a good time despite differences. Although the video was shot prior to the tragic death of Mike Brown in Ferguson, its timely release contrasts a brighter side of the city of St. Louis while acknowledging its challenges.

About Darren Jackson
Darren Jackson is an American hiphop/soul/pop recording artist from St. Louis, Missouri. Spreading across the vast galaxy of the Internet one step at a time, this new rapper has gained thousands of fans and loyal supporters in just 6 months with only two released singles. Traveling state to state to pursue his dreams, this fresh talent does not just perform; he is an artist, entrepreneur, musician, and has already started his own nonprofit organization (Job and Leadership Training - Mission St. Louis) and record label (Edge Life Records).

Currently, Jackson is on an 8 city MIDWESTSIDE tour with featured artist Chris Grindz, an underground rapper emerging in the freestyle community from St. Louis. With 5 cities down and 3 to go Darren plans to continue growing his DIY career in Los Angeles and online with the help of his fans. Stay tuned for more feel-good singles from his upcoming EP "Cool Kids Paradise", due for release Spring 2015.

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