De’Jon Mayo who you will know better as Detaro, is an artist from 7 Cities,Virginia. It is a collective of cities on the peninsula of Virginia. His family moved every other year so it is impossible for him to claim only one city. He began writing music when he heard the instrumental to, “Everyday Struggle” by Biggie Smalls. His first recording session was at 14 years old. He released the highly controversial mixtape, “Phoenix Jr” at 18 years old. The content was very dark and experimental. It caught the attention of the industry in a matter of weeks. The Game, DJ Drama, and Sony Digital reached out to the aspiring rapper to show respect to his artistry. The mixtape was an omen to what is coming in the future, and since then Detaro has not stopped aiming higher. Detaro’s own struggle from nothing to something shows he has the expertise to guide others through the same path as well as the ability to elevate those around him to a HeiHer place.