Freddie Bruno

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Freddie Bruno
Birth name David Frederick Washington
Also known as Freddie B, Fred B
Born (1978-08-20) August 20, 1978 (age 39)
Washington, D.C.
Origin Dallas, Texas
Genres Christian hip hop
Occupation(s) Music producer, rapper, songwriter
Instruments vocals, singer-songwriter
Years active 1997–present
Labels Deepspace5, Gotee, Illect, Mega Royal, Uprok
Associated acts Deepspace5

David Frederick Washington (born August 20, 1978), who goes by the stage name Freddie Bruno, is an American Christian hip hop musician and member of the hip hop collective, Deepspace5. He has released two noteworthy studio albums, The Ballpoint Composer in 2002, from Uprok Records, and, Hold Music, with Illect Recordings, in 2007.

Early and personal life[edit]

Washington was born David Frederick Washington[1] on August 20,[2] 1978,[3] in Washington, D.C., where he was raised.[4] His family members are musicians in their own right, his mother is a singer, father is a drummer, and sister is a French horn player.[5] He moved to Dallas, Texas, where his music career began.[6] He got married on April 9, 1999, in Dallas, Texas, to Christina Lisann Kelm.[7]

Music career[edit]

His music career began with the Christian hip hop collective, Deepspace5, in 1997. He started his solo music recording career with the studio album, The Ballpoint Composer, released on April 11, 2002, by Uprok Records.[8][9][10][11] He released Hold Music, a second studio album, on May 6, 2007, through Illect Recordings.[12]


Studio albums
  • Hold Music (May 6, 2007, Illect)


  1. ^ "U.S. Public Records Index". Family Search. 2009. 264368072. Retrieved February 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ Freddie Bruno (FredBruno_) (August 19, 2010). "Tomorrow is my birthday and I have a rap show...WHO GOT MY BERFDAY DRANK?". Twitter. Retrieved February 3, 2016. 
  3. ^ Freddie Bruno (FredBruno_) (August 19, 2010). "Yo! ITS MIDNIGHT! HAPPY BIRTHDAY ME! 32 years!!! Praise god I made it". Twitter. Retrieved February 3, 2016. 
  4. ^ Omar, Aaron (June 16, 2015). "(Winner's Circle) Freddie Bruno (Dallas iStandard Producers Showcase Winner)". iStandard Producers. Retrieved February 3, 2016. 
  5. ^ Staff. "Interview: Freddie Bruno". Light Online. Retrieved February 3, 2016. 
  6. ^ Cummings, Tony (April 30, 2003). "Freddie Bruno: The Texas-based MC keepin' it crunk". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved February 3, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Texas Marriages". Family Search. 2009. Retrieved February 2, 2016. 
  8. ^ Smith, Tim A. "The Ballpoint Composer - Freddie Bruno". AllMusic. Retrieved February 3, 2016. 
  9. ^ Sutherland, T.A. (July 1, 2002). "Review: The Ballpoint Composer - Freddie Bruno". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved February 3, 2016. 
  10. ^ LOS (June 1, 2002). "Freddie Bruno :: The Ballpoint Composer :: Uprok Records". Rap Reviews. Retrieved February 3, 2016. 
  11. ^ Corbin, Jon (July 1, 2002). "The Ballpoint Composer". cMusicWeb. Retrieved February 3, 2016. 
  12. ^ Staff (May 24, 2007). "Review - Freddie Bruno - Hold Music". Rapzilla. Retrieved February 3, 2016. 

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