DJ Trudeau, aka Tru-Dough, started writing and recording his music summer of 2011, when he was 16. His friend Devin Glaze, aka Devin Blaze, was the person to get him into writing hip-hop music. Tru-Dough's favorite artist of all time is Kid Cudi and also enjoys listening to Wiz Khalifa, Lil Wayne, The Notorious BIG, Snoop Dogg, Drake, Maybach Music, and more. The group of Tru-Dough and Devin Blaze makes up the group from the 860, Enfield, CT, of Next Level Records, aka #NLR. Tru-Dough and D-Blaze also are in the group Scoop Mode Trap or Die with Enfield, CT's 2Talez and from Texas: SkinneyGuyy, Champ, BlazeConstantly (Yung B.C.), and a few others.