International Recording Artist Darrin McLaren cannons from Detroit, Mi. Standing at 6'9, he maintains true artistry and integrity entertaining on a world class level! With a complete mixture of raw Hip Hop, R&B, & Techno/Dubstep influences, Darrin has gained international exposure performing overseas single-handidly. Diverse, Unique, and Authentically passionate, Mclaren's music captures the human experience and quest for greatness!
Dubbed "The Global Ambassador of American Business & Entertainment", Darrin has compiled a great deal of work that transformed a young city artist into an international businessman!
In 2011, Mclaren debuted his first public project "Illuminati", simultaneously founding now defunct music production company CFL Music Group. Hosted by Aphilliates Dj Young Mase (Detroit), it included features from European/American artists and also special appearances; most notably from Rick Ross & Royce Da 5'9. Garnering moderate success, Darrin was able to perform in both Europe and South America which helped develop supporters abroad.
With slight momentum, Darrin continued performing and touring with other national artists, making appearing on events by BET, VH1, & MTV subsidaries. Later, Mclaren released a collaborate project "Cash 4 Life", that helped showcase a multiple range of talent the CFL Music Group's Roster. With attention garnered from the project's hosts: (Chicago's Dj Bamn/BandKamp & Dj Sean Mac/Midwest Dj of The Year) the company created a lane for other up and coming artists in Detroit & Chicago. Darrin and his team created their own regional tours, which lead to being premiered/ performing with top national acts Big Sean, Migos, & Slaughterhouse.
Darrin released his latest Independent project : G.O.T: Winter Is Coming.
Inspired by the HBO Series: Games of Thrones, Darrin had now solidified himself as an artist that used international promotional tactics combined with music productions. Releasing this Project Directly from Italy, Darrin collaborated with more international artists and added special vocal appearances from Jay Z, Kanye West, Micky Cohen & Detroit's Lyrcisit of the Year, J. Jackson. Production of Winter is Coming includes:Project H.O.F (Nicki Minaj/Meek Mill), Junel Rubio (We The Best Music Group), & super producer Young Chop (Chicago). Using leverage as an independent artist, one can see that Darrin is both well rounded in both business and music. Mclaren eventually headlining dates with legendary Twista, Pleasure P, & Jacquees.
A product of Detroit, Mi, Darrin's business skills also granted him access to appear in more European countries, while acquiring magazine placements on his achievements, and sponsorships by many American clothing companies such as SneakerHeadTayes Athletics, Dope Clothing, and Mattieu Ethan.
As founder, Darrin now contributes his efforts closely to Ambassy International. An entertainment agency focusing on the next generation of Global Artists & Athletes, showcasing their talents on an international level.