DEZ I BOYD

DEZ I BOYD

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DESMOND "DEZ I" BOYD

Inspired by the Most High, our lion Desmond Boyd has come and is here to stay! Affectionately re-named Jundu Tu Ka Ta (which signifies “our lion cometh”), during a recent trip to Africa, Dez I has triumphantly re-emerged onto the music scene with the vigor of a roaring lion.
“Thanks for Life” is the first official debut album by Desmond “Dez I” Boyd. Produced by NEW CREATION RECORDS, the album is comprised of a multi-cultural assortment of empowering, educational and entertaining musical messages.
Dez I has graced many stages both locally and internationally since he impacted the scene. Among some of the places he has performed are Jamaica, the Bahamas, the USA and the United Kingdom. He is also gearing up for an international promo tour supporting his album release.Known, by family and friends as determined, focused, persistent and passionate, Dez I, is a talented entertainer, singer and songwriter who can pen a complete song within minutes. Our lion, Dez I is also characteristically sweet, understanding, real, cautious and serious.
This Jamaican “griot” (story-teller) and extraordinary artist, Dez I, is destined for success. It was made remarkably clear as he confidently stated his purpose in 1999 at the Tastee Contest finals: “mi nah stop ‘til mi get di trophy!” and took it. Boyd went on to capture third place in the Tastee UK Talent Competition 2000 and also walked away with the Best Original Lyrics prize.
It is this kind of true grit that Desmond is applying in taking his career to another level along with planning and execution strategies developed by his management team at NEW CREATION RECORDS, based in Atlanta, GA.
It all started for Boyd in church at the tender age of four. He was very active in the youth choir at the church he attended in the district of his birth Harmons, Manchester, on the paradise island of Jamaica.
After launching with producer Courtney Murray and not making any serious headway, Dez I called his childhood pal Sherwin Sterling, CEO of the Atlanta, Georgia-based label, New Creation Records, and was immediately signed.
Dez I has performed on every major show in Jamaica and also did a cameo appearance on 106 & Park.
“For more details on this story telling “extraordinary” Jamaican Reggae/Dancehall artist, please visit www.newcreationrecords.com * www.myspace.com/newcreationrecords
www.myspace.com/deziboyd

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