Larry David “LooTdiamonD” Ballard was born March 4, 1990 in Toledo, Ohio (the city of glass), and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina (the city of oaks) with his mom, dad, big brother and little sister. He always had an ear for music and a personality for entertainment ever since he was kid.
The youngest of three siblings, born to a drug addicted mother, Rocky was adopted at two weeks old and lived with his parents in Brooklyn, NY till he was 5 at that time the family moved to Charlotte, NC.
DJ Dre Large's musical experience started in New York. He discovered in junior high school, along with neighborhood friends, that the mic and turntables were his calling.