Undoubtedly Ghana’s most visible artist internationally since early 2011 when he was nominated as African act of the year at the BET Awards, the young D-Black has grown from strength to strength winning at the 2012 Channel O Music Video Awards in the category of Best West African, releasing 2012’s most popular song of the year, the highly infectious ‘VERA’ anthem, nailing an impressive 6 nominations at the 2013 Ghana Music Awards for 2013 Artist of the Year, Hiphop Artist of the Year, Most popular Song of the year, Album of the year, Hiplife Song of the Year & Hiphop Song of the Year following 2 nominations last year and 5 the year before.
Most recently performing at the Hope City Concert with Chris Brown on 5th March , D-Black, his Black Avenue Muzik and Flash Mob Ghana dance crew put an an exhilarating performance performing hits like Get on da dancefloor My Kinda Girl, Change Your Life with E.L, VERA with Joey B before Chris Brown hit the stage.
The young hiphop artist / entrepreneur is the only English rapping hiphop act that has made it into the Ghanaian mainstream music scene topping local and continental charts with his music. In an industry highly dominated by local dialect music , D-Black’s English and pidgin infused lyrics have made him a marketed brand continentally as his music is marketed and promoted around the entire continent with ease.
He’s collaborated with Nigeria’s 2Face Idibia, Ice Prince, Mo Cheddah, Muna, Waje, Skales, South Africa’s Tear Gas, HHP & L Tido, Morocco’s Salah Edin, Malawi’s Tay Grin, Navio & Desire Luzinda from Uganda, Zimbabwe’s Buffalo Souljah and U.S.A’s Jim Jones, Sheek Louch, Wale, YMCMB’s Gudda Gudda and more in his brief 3 and a half year career.
D-Black is set to kick of his highly anticipated 2nd Nationwide Tour ‘THE CHANGE YOUR LIFE TOUR’ late April 2013 and is set to rock 10 cities around the country including Tamale, Sunyani, Kumasi, Takoradi, Bolgatanga, Koforidua, Ho and more.
Also headlining his first U.K concert on the 26th of May in London, U.K at SYNC hosted by Ghanaian U.K resident Dj Abrantee of Choice f.m U.K and his first South African Concert on the 5th of June 2013 at Cocoon in Johannesburg, D-Black is gearing up to take the singles off his recently released ‘The Revelation’ album to the next level.
Vote for D-Black at the 2013 VGMA’s by txting to 1767:
A3 (Artist of The Year – D-Black) to 1767
B3 (Most Popular Song of the Year – VERA) to 1767
E2 (Hiphop / Hiplife Artist of the Year – D-Black) to 1767
K5 (Hiplife Song of the Year –VERA) to 1767
L1 (Hiphop Song of the Year – Falling) to 1767