Biography of D-Black & Net Worth 2021.
Desmond Kwesi Blackmore (born January 12, 1987), known by his stage name D-Black, is a Ghanaian multiple award-winning & chart-topping anglophone hip-hop and Afrobeat musician, entrepreneur, philanthropist & venture capitalist from Ghana, Africa.
Early Life and Education
Desmond Kwesi Blackmore known in showbiz circles as D-Black is a multiple award-winning Ghanaian artist/entrepreneur who built his Black Avenue Group empire in a space of 10 years. Forbes Africa described the young mogul in their May 2019 issue as one of Ghana’s most successful music moguls and “a creative in the numbers game”.
Born Desmond ‘D-Black’ Blackmore to Ghanaian & English parents, the Artist / CEO / Entrepreneur/ Philanthropist has broken boundaries in his 10 years in the entertainment industry. From releasing hit records, being nominated and winning awards, performing around the world, leading the nightlife scene with his creation ‘Club Onyx’, his revered Record Label ‘Black Avenue Muzik’, as well producing concerts across Ghana via his Livewire Events company. Desmond Blackmore (D-Black) attended Ridge Church School then to Pope John Secondary School & Jnr Seminary before the University of Cape Coast (B.A Economics) and University Of Ghana, Legon (BFA Theatre Arts / Music). In 2009, D-Black kicked off his career as an independent artist in the group “D-Black & Kwaku t” releasing a group album ‘Target Practice’. In 2010 D-Black & his rap partner both went solo. With 3 albums (Music, Love and Life, The Revelation, Lightwork’ 1 E.P (Smoke and Mirrors) and 1 mixtape (Hunger & Thirst) under his belt, he’s been nominated for over 59 awards worldwide and won 23 of these awards since then including the 2011 BET Awards. D-Black is a former United Nations Celebrity Ambassador and is currently Ghana’s Tourism Ambassador.
The young 33-year-old, born on the 12th of January 1987, has taken his craft and hip hop- Afrobeats fusion style of music internationally and has performed overseas in London, New York, Boston, Dubai, Toronto, Johannesburg, Capetown, Amsterdam, Coventry, Lagos, Brescia, Washington DC, Atlanta, and more. He’s collaborated with some of Africa’s most prolific acts including Davido, Mayorkun, M.I, Phyno, Ice Prince, Seyi Shay from Nigeria, Cassper Nyovest, Bucie, HHP from South Africa, Stanley Enow from Cameroon, Stella Mwangi from Kenya and Vanessa Mdee from Tanzania as well as Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, StoneBwoy, Castro, Bisa Kdei, Efya, King Promise, Kuami Eugene E.L, Kwabena Kwabena, VVIP and more from his homeland Ghana. With several hit records including Somebody ft. Kwabena Kwabena, Get on the dancefloor, Kotomoshi ft. Zeal, Personal Person & Seihor with Castro, Badder ft. Kuami Eugene, Vera ft. Joey B, Dat Ting, Obiba ft. Kidi, Red Card, and more D-Black have had an incredible career spanning almost a decade. Winning 23 Awards out of 59 nominations including nominations and wins at the 2011 BET Awards, 7 editions of the Ghana Music Awards, 9 editions of the 4Syte Music Video Awards, MTV Africa Music Awards, Channel O Music Video Awards, Sound City Awards, Ghana Movie Awards & more.
- Target Practice (2009)
- Music, Love & Life (2010)
- The Revelation (2012)
- Lightwork (2016)
- Hunger & Thirst Mixtape (2017)
- Smoke & Mirrors E.P (2019)
D-Black Net Worth
|April 2021||$1.3K -$1.7K|
|May 2021||$1.8K -$2.4K|
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