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Devolo (singer)

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Occupation(s)  Singer-songwriter
Role  Music performer
Years active  1996–present
Genres  Hip hop music
Name  Devolo Devolo
Associated acts  Deceptikonz
Website  Devolo's Web Profile

Labels  Dawn Raid Entertainment
Albums  Heaven & Hell, My Shout: The Album
Music groups  Deceptikonz, Horsemen Family
Similar People  Mareko, Savage, Emile Haynie, Brotha D

Record label  Dawn Raid Entertainment

Devolo is a New Zealand hip-hop performer of Tongan descent from South Auckland, best known as a member of the hip hop group Deceptikonz. He is signed to the Dawn Raid Entertainment music label and in 2009 he was "Best Pacific Male Artist" at the Pacific Music Awards.

Background

In 2008, his debut single "Somebody" became a top 10 hit on the NZ iTunes top songs for all genres and #1 on NZ iTunes top hip hop downloads. Later that year, his hit single "Too Shy" jumped from #38 to #6 in one week on New Zealand’s RIANZ Top 40 Singles Chart.

In 2009, the pop group The Pussycat Dolls asked Devolo to do a remix of their forthcoming single "Bottle Pop". In 2009 Devolo featured on David Dallas' single "Indulge Me", which charted at #34.

His debut solo album Heaven & Hell was released on March 2, 2009. But, it failed to make the charts.

References

Devolo (singer) Wikipedia


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