Dwayne Muhammad was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. As a young child he was always a music enthusiast. During his High school years he sang in a Church choir and an R&B singing group. In 2005 he took interest in West African and Afro Latin drumming. After a few years of studying with various accomplished percussionist around the city, he enrolled in the Jazz Studies program at Delgado Community Collage. Soon thereafter he became the percussionist for the Brass-A-Holics.