Derek Vincent Smith is an American electronic music artist who performs under the moniker Pretty Lights. He is also the founder of the music label, Pretty Lights Music.
As a young adult, Smith was exposed to rock music and instantly knew he wanted to take part in the action. With money saved from a paper route job, Smith purchased a bass guitar and joined a local band. While attending high school in Fort Collins, Colorado, Smith was introduced to hip hop music and began experimenting with production by making beats from sampled music. He attended the University of Colorado at Boulder,... Read More