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Devin Di Dakta Official Biography

Anthony Clarke, Born December 5, whose stage name is Devin di Dakta struck GOLD when he auditioned for popular Jamaican talent show known as "Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall" in 2015.

He stood out from the other contestants with his lyrical style and unique sound. At only 19 years old, Devin di Dakta became "KING", but it didn't start there.

Devin grew up in the town of Highgate, Jamaica and originally planned on becoming a pediatrician.

In July of 2017, His collaboration Oh Devil with California based Electric Guest, debuts at number 47 on the Hot Rock Songs chart.

Devin Di Dakta - Dancehall Reggae ArtisteDevin Di Dakta

At just 21 years old, in 2016, Devin is the youngest Artiste to be nominated for a Grammy in the category of "Best Reggae Album".

Awards

  • 2012 - Tastee Talent Trail Winner
  • 2014 - Unruly Clash King
  • 2015 - Magnum King & Queen Of Dancehall Winner (Magnum King Of Dancehall)
  • 2016 - Breakout Celebrity of The Year 2015 (Nominated - Youthview Awards)
  • 2016 - Young Hot & Hype Male of The Year 2015 (Nominated - Youthview Awards)


Dancehall artist Devin Di Dakta inked a  major record deal with the United States based independent label Downtown Records in October 2017.
 
The New York-based label is also home to several acts including Major Lazer, Gnarls Barkley, Cold War Kids and Mos Def.

But like any other artists, Devin did not escape controversy. After releasing a track titled "Shalin Soccer" which some music insiders are saying was aimed at fellow dancehall artiste Masicka who is managed by popular businessman Corey Todd, led to a physical altercation with businessman Corey Todd after Devin visited the popular Taboo nightclub owned and operated by Todd.

The incident inspired the song “Wah Gwaan.”, 

Popular Songs Released by Devin Di Dakta:

  • Oh Devil (feat. Devin Di Dakta) [Radio Version]
  • You (feat. DEVIN DI DAKTA)
  • This Is Me Bubble (feat. Devin Di Dakta)
  • Rrri Bam Bi Deng Deng
  • Oh Devil (feat. Devin Di Dakta) [Different Sleep Remix]
  • Rev out Di RR (feat. R&R) - Moskato Riddim
  • Rrri Bam Bi Deng Deng
  • Strictly the Best, Vols. 52 & 53 - Special Edition
  • Run Mi Down (Blahdaff Nation Riddim)

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Music for Devin is more than a career, it is a Passion.

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