Dancehall artiste signs with US label

Jamaican Dancehall artiste signs with US label

Jamaican dancehall artist Devin Di Dakta, 21, whose real name is Anthony Clarke has reportedly inked a deal with United States based independent label Downtown Records.

The New York based label is also home to several acts including Major Lazer, Gnarls Barkley, Cold War Kids and Mos Def.

Since winning the Magnum Kings and Queens of dancehall competition, he followed up his victory with his debut single “Rrri Bambi Deng Deng.”

Di Dakta has not only secured a coveted spot on the Billboard charts but also received a reggae Grammy nomination.

The entertainer, along with colleague JL, became the youngest artistes ever to be nominated for a Grammy in the Best Reggae category.

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