Darin Lamont Hadley was born to Hurtis Mixon Hadley Sr, and Dorothy Bishop Hadley on September 15, 1973. He was the third child born of three children. He entered his rest on May 3, 2023.
Darin attended Fabian Grade school where he met two friends, and they formed a rap group called 503 Case Dismissed. He was known in the west coast area as Jazzu, their group performed locally and was featured as the opening act for The Tribe Called Quest and other rappers coming to the Portland area, later on he opened his own music production company with several friends called Sound Bank Music House and recorded an album called " OGO". Darin continued to produce other rappers and opening for rap artist Donell Jones, 2 Life Crew, Life Band and many others. He graduated from Jefferson High School. Darin was a memberof the Golf Club where he was a caddy for his golf teacher. He worked for the Army Corp of Engineers as part of the Jefferson Mentor Program.
He leaves to cherish his memory, parents, Hurtis Mixon Hadley Sr. and Dorothy Bishop Hadley; devoted wife Jen Hadley; daughter, Alexis Hadley, stepdaughter Natalia Denson; brother, Hurtis Mixon Hadley Jr. (Pam) of Astoria, Oregon; sister, Lori Denise Hadley Richard (ER) Rowlett, Texas; aunts, Lorraine Bell, Berverly Bunn (Eddie), Bernice Bishop of Portland, OR, Ruby L. Stringer (Fairfield, CA), Ruthie Mixon (Texarkana, AR), Roma Jean Starr (Hiram, GA); uncles, Bradley Williams, Randy Bishop (Portland, OR). A host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation (aafa.org) in memory of Darin Lamont Hadley.
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