JD Hardy, the Bad Boy from Bakersfield, Releases Stunning New Album “Killer”
Everyone loves a story, especially one that comes from the heart. Over the years, country music has become very popular in the West and across the globe. While last year was a challenging year for musicians, this year is promising, especially for country music lovers. With the release of JD Hardy’s anticipated album “killer,” the buzz around country music is heating up.
JD Hardy is a country singer and songwriter known for his unique sound and
one-of-a-kind voice. His energetic performances and huge stage presence have seen him share a stage with several artists, including Mark Chesnutt, Randy Houser, Trace Adkins, and Tyler Farr. He is also a firm believer in giving back to the community, and he does that by taking part in different charity events.
Born in Bakersfield, CA, JD was introduced to country music at a young age. Growing up, JD says he loved and enjoyed listening to iconic country music artists, such as Hank Williams Jr., Waylon Jennings, and hometown country music superstar Merle Haggard – along with rock and blues. In addition, his dad and grandmother were also country
recording artists, and as such, he recalls spending most of his free time watching and
listening to them record their music. Looking back, he understands the impact they have had on his career in the music industry.
Fueled by his passion and love for country music, JD Hardy made his way onto the music scene, releasing his single “Rebels With a Cause” in 2013 and “Country Saves
Me” in 2017, among other singles. He has become a household name among country music lovers within a very short time. As he continues to solidify his spot in the industry, he does so with good styling and catchy lyrics. Without a doubt, his recent album “Killer” is a true definition of country music.
Released in July 2021, “Killer” has set the bar higher for country music. A few weeks
into its release, it has already become a fan favorite. Recorded and produced by Dean Miller Entertainment in Nashville, the album has a total of ten singles that are unique, fun, and entertaining to listen, sing and dance to. The album is currently available on
According to JD Hardy, in making “killer,” just like all his other songs, his love for creating authentic and unique sounds was his primary driver. Being a songwriter, JD takes his time to compose and arrange his songs lyrically and musically, making his songs unique.
Speaking about the inspiration behind the album, he says most songs are inspired partly by his life and the life of his audience. JD adds that he fell in love with country music because the songs are educational and encouraging, and are easy to relate to.
His advice to fellow artists is to be persistent and let your dreams drive you. Along the way, JD notes he has encountered various challenges, but his passion and persistence
to live his dreams is what kept him going. The music industry is so concentrated; in JD’s words, the secret to establishing yourself is to be unique and create unique content that is relatable to your fans.
Even with the release of his album, JD Hardy’s journey is far from over. In his words, he has so much more in store for his fans.