Living Darian was born & raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. He began in music at age 10 by learning the drums. He started writing his own music at 14, recording at 16 and had his own studio at 18. He’s the son of Calvin Goshade who, Played Guitar with legends such as James Brown & Otis Williams but never really knew his father. Darian’s music started as Hip Hop but, has heavy blues and rock influences and he claims he can make any style of music. Listening to his albums, “Whatever It Takes” & “Live For Love” we see why… It’s eclectic & riddled with unexpected twists.
The new album, “The Journey” even has some “Outlaw Country” included in vibe. Darian also plays the guitar and piano, but the most popular aspect of this artist is his voice. He sings and raps; sometimes at the same time. He has an array of talents. The versatile artist has done numerous freelance projects, which have aired on MTV, BET, CBS, FOX and more). He owns a property management & preservation company in Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition to being the founder of World Wide Radio Airplay, The Empowerment Network, Cincinnati Music Academy and his Indie Record Label, New King Records.
People loved his smash hit party anthem, “Tonight it Goes Down” (2015) (Just shy of Gold) His Single entitled, “One Song” has been aired live in major markets all over the USA W/ interviews on NBC Radio at rush hour and nationally syndicated shows (The Sports Circus). As well as been featured on the world’s biggest Top 20 countdown show, USTop20 which is Syndicated by hundreds of radio stations around the world & received spins on the syndicated Douglas Coleman Show as well as terrestrial FM / AM stations in the U.S. & abroad.
The video has been nominated for Best Social Change Video in the IMA’s. “One Song” was also submitted for a 2020 Grammy He Just released a single called, “Lost In Your Eyes” already being played on 104.7 Kiss FM, in Phoenix, AR where he plans to interview. He’s also picking up momentum on Spotify with over 20,000 streams in it’s first months! It is a single from new album entitled, “The Journey” coming, September 15th. The LP is 13 captivating songs that he says, “will make a great album for a road trip.” Very real & authentic feel but positive in nature.
Living Darian is on radio rotation with the track, ‘Hold My Heart’. Living Darian is accepting bookings @ iAmLivingDarian@gmail.com, and will be all over the place performing and promoting his singles.