Dominican born Derrent Durand is the youngest upcoming Producer, Promoter, Graphic Designer, Entertainer and small Business Owner in Dominica. He is also known to the general public as Dj Wizz, The Wizard!
He discovered his love and passion for music while listening to artist like: Beres Hammond, Jah Cure, Bob Marley, Busy Signal, Luciano, Tarrus Riley, Lil Wayne, 2Pac, Konshens, Christopher Martin, WCK and Machel Montano just to list a few.
Derrent is a young, talented and skilled entrepreneur who is driven by his determination to succeed and excel in what he does. He is proud of his accomplishments thus far. Being one of the youngest in the industry, he has made a name for himself not only as a Dj but also as young upcoming Graphic Designer, Entertainer, and Business owner
At the tender age of 14 he said to himself “I am going to start an Organization/Business”! He combined his love for music and passion for designing and Y.S Productions (Young SKillz Productions) & Wizard Gang was born.
The Mission and Purpose of Y.S Productions and Wizard Gang is to take upcoming Dj’s, Bands, Artists and their music to the next level. We To Help the youth of today achieve extra knowledge and fine tune their various talents and skills. We assist them in showcasing their skills be it: Music, Art, Dance, Graphic Design, Video Editing, Sound Engineering
, etc. both locally and internationally. We have worked alongside well known Producers, Artist, Bands and Business Owners.
Creating music has guided me through many a difficult times in life. I use music as motivation not only for myself but also for the Y.S Productions and Wizard Gang team. It helps them to stay focused on their goals and aspirations and also in realizing that the impossible can one day become possible. Have you ever found yourself listening to a good song while your mind slowly drifts away? Music, it fills your mind with new ideas and inspirations.