Who is Hi-Lite Real?

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Dwayne "Hi-Lite Real" Dickey is a emerging Christian Hip Hop artist originally from Memphis, TN established in Virginia beach, VA and currently residing in Atlanta, Ga. Dwayne is an only child on his mothers side with a brother and five sisters on his fathers side. Raised by a single mother moving from city to city and place to place Dwayne was always creative with a heavy imagination. Grew up in the church mentored heavily by his Grandmother Sallie B. Frye. Comes from a music background on both sides of the family. Father was a drummer mother was a self employed Event Coordinator. Growing up he knew music was a passion from the moment he joined his middle school band playing alto saxophone for years. After high school he was looking for direction and purpose unsure of what to do in life. All he knew was that music would be apart of it. 2010 he got into writing raps quickly discovering a new passion. Over time he formed a persona that represents everything that is real. After a couple years He became a member of the Clear Vision Movement and allowed Christ to further direct his path in all ways via music, ministry, and more. in 2015 Hi-Lite Real was led to purse a solo career in his music and has been well on his grind. His style of music is a rare style of many genres from Lyrical Hip Hop, Southern Style Hip Hop, Pop, Soul, Jazz, and Gospel just to name a few. His unique lyrical content is smooth, story telling, relatable, and fun loving for the Christian community. Hi-Lite Real's persona and his music is a lot like his unique name. Bringing something different to the Christian Hip Hop and Gospel scene, Hi-Lite continues to give God all the glory honor and praise! His Slogan is "Hi-Lite Life" which comes from John 14:6. Hi-Lite serves in the music ministry at Mount Calvary United Methodist Church and is also involved with the church youth group. He has been blessed with the opportunity to open up for artists such as Andy Mineo, Uncle Reece, Tamela Mann, Michelle Williams and JorDan Armstrong. He has also been on Major events such as Praise in the Park for two straight years in Atlanta, Performed for the 2016 and 2017 Stellar Awards Pre Show, and was involved in a 25 city southeastern tour (2018) with Grammy Award and Dove Award Nominee Mr Del who became his music mentor on the road at that time. The future is bright for this young man as his only desire is to serve and lift up the name of Jesus through his music and testimony. A Writer, Artist, Musician, Producer, Host, Event Coordinator, Inspirational Speaker, Hi-Lite Real is willing to be apart of anything that allows him to grow both spiritually and physically as a man. #HiLiteLife