IF You Don’t Know D-Black Then you must be living in the Caves or something !!!His Debut Solo Album “Music Love and Life” is already in Stores as we write…And For those that can get down to Africa for a copy ” WATCH THIS SPACE ITS GONE BE ON SALE ONLINE FROM 20TH FEBRUARY ” You dont have a reason not to get this album y’all. I will give you a clue to what you missed and what you can still keep up to by getting the album
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Dirty Dancin(Asabone) ft.-Reggie-Rockstone DOWNLOAD[audio:http://tooxclusive.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/LSG-Dirty-Dancin-Asabone-D-Black-ft.-Reggie-Rockstone.mp3|titles=LSG Dirty Dancin’ (Asabone)- D-Black ft. Reggie Rockstone]
Somebody ft. Kwabena Kwabena (Prod: Jounide) DOWNLOAD[audio:http://tooxclusive.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/D-Black-ft.-Kwabena-Kwabena-Somebody-Prod-by-JounideLSG.mp3|titles=D-Black ft. Kwabena Kwabena – Somebody (Prod by Jounide)[LSG]
Get on da Dancefloor ft. Dr. Cryme (Prod : Dr. El) DOWNLOAD[audio:http://tooxclusive.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/D-Black-ft.-Dr.Cryme-Lol-on-da-DancefloorProd-by-Dr.ElLSG_.mp3|titles=D-Black ft. Dr.Cryme – Lol on da Dancefloor(Prod by Dr.El)[LSG]
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Been Identified as the King of GH-Rap and an African Hip-Hop Star. He goes by the birth name Desmond Kwesi Blackmore , better known in showbiz circles as as D-Black. One of the best African Hip-Hop Artistes among the few from Ghana.
D-black is a music business entrepreneur /executive producer and English language spitting Hip hop artist from Ghana. Love’s hearing good music and making great music. He runs his own marketing / advertising firm called “Black Avenue Works” that specializes in corporate & product advertising and marketing as well as corporate & social events. There’s a subsidiary of Black Avenue Works called Black Avenue Muzik. Black Avenue Muzik is an Indie Record Label and Distribution outlet in Ghana. I want to be able to put Ghanaian hip-hop music on the continental / international platform so the whole of Africa and the world can appreciate and have access to the music we make out here , D-Black says.
D-Black is all set to release his debut solo album titled ‘Music, Love & Life’ on the 24th of September 2010 on his Black Avenue Muzik Label & Rockstar 4000 / Sony Music Entertainment.
A track off the album titled ‘Asabone ft. Reggie Rockstone’ leaked out earlier than expected in January in Ghana.
The Album’s first single / video titled ‘Somebody’ was officially released ON THE 23rd of June 2010 and premiered as an EXCLUSIVE on MTV NETWORKS all around Africa. The song “Somebody” made it into the Ghanaian top 10 Charts on 9 Radio stations around the country barely 3 weeks after it’s release.
D-Black da Ghana Bwouy between December 2008 and July 2009 dropped two major singles off his joint album ‘Target Practice’ with ex-big brother Africa housemate, Kwaku-T. The self executive produced album which was marketed by D-Black’s Black Avenue Works firm boasted the singles “Move” which was nominated in the Best West African Category at the last Channel O Music Awards in South Africa, and the multiple nominated song “Breathe” ft.Jay So . This album is hands down the most successful pure hip-hop Album in the country till date. Rapping in only the English dialect; the D-Black and Kwaku-t duo were the first and only hiphop artists to be nominated for a Ghana Music Award in it’s eleven year history, rapping in English, with their music Video ‘Breathe’ directed by Gyo of Phamous Philms winning the Best Video of the Year Award 2010 and nominated for Best Hiphop song of the Year. His award winning video ‘Breathe’ was also nominated for Best African Video at the Museke Africa Music Awards 2010.
D-Black just recently snagged 2 nominations at the 2010 Channel O Music Video Awards , leading the Ghanaian nomination list and attaining the position of the second highest most nominated African at the Awards, with nominations for “Best HipHop Video” and in the Most Prestigious category for “Most Gifted African Video” for his video “Breathe” with rap partner Kwaku-t.
The man voted by MNet Africa as Africa’s 2nd Best Rapper for 2010 and 6th Most Stylish Male Celebrity for 2010, flies solo this time with a 20-track album with music he has written and recorded surrounding his life’s experiences and the music he loves hence the album’s title “Music , Love & Life. “This album should last me a while cos i wanna contribute to the wrapping up of albums from my labels Artists ; RNB/Soul singer, producer, instrumentalist ; Sammie Blacc and 17 year old new age m.c ; Dee-Money”, says D-black.
“Music is the first love of my life and this album is music from the heart, mind and soul,” D-Black says. I believe in African unity and collaborations so this album has a lot of collabo’s with artists from around the world
D-Black features on this album, Wyclef Jean,Buffalo Souljah (Zimbabwe), STL (Kenya), 2 Face Idibia ,Sauce Kid ,M.I (Nigeria), Zeus(Botswana), Dr.Cryme, Reggie Rockstone, Sante, X.O, Ayigbe Edem, Tinny, Sarkodie, Kwaku-t, Guru, Iwan, Efya, Samini and Kwabena Kwabena(Ghana).
With prominent producers like Bad boy Entertainment’s Coptic, Kwam1, Piesie , Killmatic ,Jay Sleek (Nigeria), Sammi Blacc, Jay So, M.A. ,Q.C Funk, Bra Kevin, Female producer ; Chantelle Myers , Green Gaffacci , Dr.EL, Jounide and Waxi of Sound Republic working on the album’s production.
Having been appointed United Nations (U.N) Celebrity Ambassador in Ghana in December 2009 for the cause of Environmental Degredation; D-Black collaborates with 2 face Idibia (Nigeria), J-town and Kwaku-t on “STOP IT” ; a song delved around the realization of the United Nations Millennium Developmental Goals which incude HIV/AIDS awareness, Poverty and Domestic Violence/Women Empowerment.
D-Black sees this song as his message to society, Ghanaians ,Africans and the world as a whole. He says “Joint efforts like this make the world a better place to live in”.
The Channel O 2009 and 2010 Music Video Awards Nominee, Ghana Music Awards 2010 nominee and winner, 2010 Museke African Music Awards nominee has in his 2 and a half year career graced / performed on stages with a number of international acts .He’s performed with the likes of Jay-z, Fat Joe, Busta Rhymes , Omarion, Ja Rule ,U.K Based ; Sway, Donaeo, Lethal B, Stevie Wonder and more in his brief musical career. Promotion of his Target Practice Album with Kwaku-t in 2009 saw him perform in various African countries.
D-Black’s album promises to be a face lift for Ghanaian hiphop music on the international scene and his music is a fusion of his lyrical dexterity, right choice of beats and concepts, his life experiences and train of thought. D-Black raps mainly in the English language mixed with Pidgin English.
D-Black went on tour South Africa during the 2010 World Cup with other Ghanaian artists and other musicians from Africa. Promoting his new Singles ‘SOMEBODY’ and ‘GET ON THE DANCEFLOOR’ for the World and African Audience.
D-Black was featured on BET (BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION) on the 9th and 10th of August 2010 as Ghana’s premiere hip-hop artist as well as 2face Idibia from Nigeria.
The extremely industrious C.E.O of Ghanaian based Record Label / Marketing & Distribution firm Black Avenue Muzik/ Works is an artist/ rapper and also just graduated from the University of Ghana, Legon this year where he studied Theatre Arts/ Film Directing and Music.
He’s acted in t.v series “All that Glitters” and “Home Sweet Home” and is also set to begin filming this first ever Movie “7 P.M” written by Jounide El- Mahmoud, next year.
You can now get D-Black’s 2009 album “Target Practice” with kwaku-t on www.itunes.com, www.amazon.com, www.limewire.com, www.e-music.com