Born and raised in Miami, FL, Fein's father, an entrepreneur, is Jewish American and his mother is Cuban. He is the youngest of four sisters and three brothers. At the age of 13, he picked up his first Guitar, after trading his iPod for a broken Guitar that his friend had, and later took on singing. Fein attended Sunset High School; he later graduated from Belford. His parents wanted him to attend college like all his other siblings, but he had a different plan in mind.
- Fun Fact: He has a dedicated and rapidly growing fan base called "Feiners."
- Fein has been coined as the male Lana Del Rey, with a touch of Elvis and Amy Winehouse.
In August 2016, Fein released a video for his single, "Hollywood," which has since gone viral, gaining national media attention. This video is attached video YouTube, and underneath is a link to Fein's latest video, "Oh My Darling."
The following two links are for two recordings by Derik, "All I Need" and "Fast Life."