PSD Tha Drivah
PSD Tha Drivah
Steve Davison, better known as PSD Tha Drivah or Stevie Dee, is a rapper and producer from Vallejo, California who is closely associated with the late Mac Dre and his record label, Thizz Entertainment.
PSD Tha Drivah first appeared on Mac Dre‘s 1996 compilation entitled The Rompalation, appearing on the track “Menage A Trois” and producing the tracks, “Uninvited” and “Gumbo”. After that he would appear on N2Deep‘s 1997 album entitled The Golden State and release his debut album, Game Costs. PSD Tha Drivah would later release several more albums, 1999’s Bread Head and What It Is, 2002’s All I Want, 2003’s You Ain’t Heard of Me? and 2005’s The Guru and PSD Classic before finally making it to the Billboard charts with 2007’s Da Bidness, which was with Messy Marv and Keak Da Sneak.
PSD Tha Drivah is reportedly facing drug distribution charges for trying to board a flight at Sacramento International Airport with 6,000 ecstasy pills. According to The Associated Press, he was arrested on Monday (July 14, 2008) during a screening check at the airport. The 34-year-old rapper tried to hide the pills in his clothes. Transportation Security Administration agents were patting Davison down when they felt a large bulge inside his right pants leg, authorities said. The rapper told the screeners at first that the object was a colostomy bag. Davison “PSD” then tried to leave, but a TSA supervisor told him he could be examined privately. Davison again tried to leave and said he had to go to the restroom, authorities said. The rap artist was escorted to the private screening area, where a Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy found $5,600 in $100 bills in his front left pocket, Special Agent Brian Nehring wrote in an affidavit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Sacramento. The deputy concluded that the bag in Davison’s pants leg contained pills, which the rapper said were vitamins, Nehring wrote. As the search continued, Davison “became increasingly nervous and sweated profusely” and said the bag contained ice, the agent wrote. Because of his behavior, the deputy handcuffed him. Davison reached into his pants while handcuffed and produced a bag that contained 1,000 ecstasy pills, authorities said. A TSA screener later found 5,000 more ecstasy pills in the room, where Davison had briefly been left unattended before the search, authorities said.
PSD Tha Drivah was close friends with Mac Dre; they formed a rap group called the Cutthoat Committee which also includes rapper Dubee. The group went on to record two albums Turf Buccaneers and Money Iz Motive. Unfortunately the group has been disabled due to the death of Mac Dre, the prison incarceration of Dubee, and the drug charges against PSD Tha Drivah.
PSD Tha Drivah has worked with many other artists throughout the Bay Area. He has said in interviews that rapper San Quinn is like family to him. He also is linked to other rappers such as Rydah J. Klyde, Richie Rich, Yukmouth, E-40, and others.