In depth interview w/ TX artist/producer Dumm Munee on The Hype 87.3



Dumm Munee, born Darnell LaTroy Sneed on March 18, 1984, in Galveston, Texas, is a talented musician and songwriter known for his nostalgic 90’s and early 2000’s sound with a new school bounce.

Dumm Munee’s journey in music originated at the age of 16, when he first discovered his passion for creating music in Angleton, TX. However, it wasn’t until later in life that he started taking his artistry seriously. Prior to his music career, Dumm Munee served in the United States Navy for 8 years, following in the footsteps of his older cousin who served as a major influence on his decision.

Throughout his musical journey, Dumm Munee has accomplished various milestones and collaborations with renowned artists and producers. He has had the privilege of working with the likes of Pastor Troy, 2 Chainz and producers such as K.E. On the Track, The Legion, Anno Domini, and Rawkey Productions, Zaytoven to name a few. These collaborations have allowed him to showcase his versatility and deliver a unique blend of old-school vibes and modern elements.

Dumm Munee’s personal background has played a significant role in shaping his identity as an artist. His father hails from Bay City, Texas, while his mother is from Trinidad and Tobago. With diverse cultural influences, Dumm Munee embraces his heritage, as his paternal grandmother had Native American roots, and his maternal grandmother hailed from India. Being the oldest of two siblings, with a brother and a sister, Dumm Munee’s upbringing was enriched by the presence of a close-knit family.

From a young age, Dumm Munee exhibited artistic talent, initially expressing himself through drawing cartoons. However, he was discouraged from pursuing a career in art and redirected his focus towards music. Despite his artistic shift, Dumm Munee also excelled in various sports, including baseball, football, track, boxing, and basketball. Although he had a promising future in baseball with the opportunity to go pro, unfortunate choices derailed his dreams of playing in the Major Leagues.

Throughout his personal and professional journey, Dumm Munee has experienced both the highs and lows of life. He has learned the importance of surrounding himself with genuine people who value him for more than just his talent. This realization came through the understanding of fake love and the appreciation.