Derrick is a multi talented musician who has been playing drums professionally since he was 16 years old. He is also the former Musical Director for Michael Colyar's talk show on the BET Network as well as the former Musical Director for Rudy Love & The Love Family. Prior to that he was a touring backline technician and drummer for numerous acts, such as America, jazz guitarist the late Nick Colieone and Dennis Edward's Temptations. In addition to the drums he also plays keys, bass guitar and guitar.
When he's not performing with major headlining acts he is keeping the groove with the #1 R&B Band in Las Vegas, In-A-Fect!