Songwriter, rapper, and producer , Dashawn "Redeemed" Robinson is a native of Brooklyn, NY. He realized that he was gifted with words early in life. At the age of twelve, his Pastor offered him a chance to rap at an Easter Sunday service for his home church. This pivotal moment in history helped to shape Redeemed’s destiny. Since then, he has utilized his gift to serve God, lift his community, and discuss social ills within our nation. Redeemed now raps and gives speeches across the country and is the founder of REDEEMED NATION LLC.
Dashawn believes in the empowerment of the Body of Christ through wholistic ministry including biblical living, personal integrity, community efforts, financial and educational empowerment. He pursued his bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Adelphi University and graduated in 2011. Throughout college, he maintained admirable character and a Godly presence on campus, heading various campus charity events, and community outreach efforts. He served as the Adelphi University Liaison for their NAACP chapter as well as Co-Founder of the Men of Color Alliance also known as MOCA. His love for rap continued to take precedence and he made lifelong industry connections there. Dashawn is currently pursuing his Masters of Divinity from Princeton University.
Redeemed eloquently fuses his preaching and rapping with one goal; effectively spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ. This has afforded him the opportunity to develop these gifts in many local and national assemblies. He appeared on the Word Network's Broadcast entitled "The Empowerment Encounter", hosted by internationally renowned Pastor, Dr. Jamal Harrison Bryant of Baltimore, Maryland, where he was able to share his gift of rap during their live broadcast. He released his nationally acclaimed debut project "Survival Kit" on October 13, 2017. In it, he shares his personal testimony while giving listeners the tools needed to survive life's tumultuous storms.
Hailing over 200,000 streams across digital music outlets, Redeemed is constantly reminded of the favor of the Lord. His face can be seen on billboards in Times Square, Los Angeles, and Atlanta. He has been graced to co-produce the theme song for BET’s “Family Business”. Captivating hit songs such as “ Brooklyn Fever” , “Never Fails” and “Dark Child” continues to tug on the heartstrings of music lovers throughout the land. Redeemed is grateful to have been nominated for two Kingdom Choice Awards for New Artist and Single of the Year. Furthermore, he was nominated and won the Pearl Awards’ Gospel Rapper of the year in 2019. All glory belongs to God who continues to leave him in awe!
Redeemed currently serves as the Director of the Creative Arts Ministry at the 2nd St. John Missionary Baptist Church where his father is the senior pastor. He also is a Dean at the Achievement First Charter School in Brooklyn, New York. Dashawn married the love of his life, Amanda in March 2014. They are the proud parents of two beautiful daughters, Yanaya and Zara. His family serves as his greatest reason to leave an indelible mark here on Earth. He continues to thank God for the open doors and believes that this is the season to empower the world with the power of the Word.