Demarco (musician)

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DeMarco
Birth name Collin Demar Edwards
Also known as Starkutt Muzik Machine, WashRoom
Born (1982-09-28) 28 September 1982 (age 32)
Origin Portmore, St. Catherine Parish, Jamaica
Genres Reggae fusion, dancehall
Occupations Deejay, producer, musician
Years active 2003–present
Labels Cash Flow Records, Starkutt Records, TJ Records, VP Records, Soul Vybz Records, Jam 2 Productions
Associated acts Craig of Voicemail
Website myspace.com/demarcotheartist

Collin Demar Edwards (born in 1982),[1] better known by his stage name Demarco, is a Jamaican dancehall and reggae artist.

Music[edit]

Born in Portmore, St. Catherine Parish, Edwards gained his early experience performing at the Cactus nightclub at the age of 15, and was a selector for the Future Disco sound system.[2][3] At the age of 16 he relocated to the US where he worked to fund his interest in music production, and began creating tracks for hip hop and dancehall artists.[2]

He is best known for his hit singles "Duppy Know Ah Who Fi Frighten", featuring on the Shoot Out Riddim, "Fallen Soldiers",[2] "True Friend" and "Show It (So Sexy)". He also procuced the Top Speed Riddim where he recorded the song "Gal Dem Want" with the Alliance leader Bounty Killer. In 2008 Demarco produced the Big League Riddim and recorded "Broomie" with Elephant Man and his own song "Spend Pon Dem". One Year later he produced a hit Riddim called Stress Free which had many hit songs like "Jump and Wine" by Tony Matterhorn, "Hammering" by Singing Craig, "Work Mi Ah Work" by Mister G and his own "She Can't Wait". He recorded a remix to Rihanna's Billboard #1 hit "Rude Boy".[4]

Demarco with his hit single Good book has been nominated male deejay of the year.[citation needed]

Demarco has toured extensively, including multiple visits to Africa, performing in Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, and Guinea.[3][5][6][7][8]

He was nominated for an Urban Music Award for 'Best Reggae Act' in 2013.[9]

In December 2013 he was reportedly recording his debut album.[9]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Riddim appearances[edit]

  • The Good Book Riddim(2014)
  • Boxfood Riddim(2014)
  • Antidote Riddim(2013)
  • License Plate Riddim(2013)
  • TNS Riddim Pt.2 (2012)
  • Armagiddion Riddim (2011)
  • Dash Out Riddim (2011)
  • Bottle Party Riddim (2011)
  • Dutty Gamez Riddim (2011)
  • Star Bwoy Riddim (2010)
  • Exit 21 Riddim (2010)
  • Word A Prayer Riddim (2010)
  • Stagalag Riddim (2010)
  • Money Tree Riddim (2010)
  • The Heat Riddim (2010)
  • Stress Free Riddim (2009)
  • Troop Riddim (2009)
  • Clearance Riddim (2009)
  • Go Easy Riddim (2009)
  • Dragon Stout Riddim (2009)
  • Go Go Club Riddim(2009)
  • Airwolf Riddim (2009)
  • Movie Star (2009)
  • Cool Shade Riddim (2008)
  • Rock Steady Riddim (2008)
  • Clean Sweep Riddim (2008)
  • The Beast Riddim (2008)
  • Yaaz Riddim (2008)
  • Big League Riddim (2008)
  • Waga Waga Riddim (2008)
  • Outada (2008)
  • Shake Town Riddim (2008)
  • Fallen Soldiers Riddim (2008)
  • My Life Riddim (2008)
  • Trenches Riddim (2008)
  • Warning Riddim (2008)
  • NYC Riddim (2008)
  • Big League Riddim (2008)
  • Heat Stroke Riddim (2008)
  • Bloody City Riddim (2008)
  • Suppa Charge Riddim (2008)
  • Trouble Mekka Riddim (2008)
  • Nylon Riddim (2008)
  • Silent River Riddim (2008)
  • Paradise Riddim (2008)
  • Beautiful Lady Riddim (2008)
  • Splash Out Riddim (2007)
  • Gang War Riddim (2007)
  • Jook A Gal Riddim (2007)
  • Tremor Riddim (2007)
  • Shoot Out Riddim (2007)
  • Eye Charm Riddim (2006)
  • Sidewalk University Riddim (2006)
  • MI6 Riddim (2006)
  • Top Speed Riddim (2004)
  • Butta Riddim (2003)
  • Brainless Riddim (2003)
  • Overproof Riddim (2011)
  • Bubble gum Riddim (2011)
  • Love Burg Riddim (2011)
  • Northern Lights Riddim (2012)
  • Ghost Rider Riddim - Promo CD (2007)

Singles[edit]

  • 2014 - "Allergic to Badmind friend"
  • 2013 - Lazy Body
  • 2013 - Fuck Yuh wah fuck
  • 2013 - "Continue Whine"
  • 2012 - "Broad Out"
  • 2012 - "Wine"
  • 2012 - "6:30"
  • 2011 - "I Love My Life"
  • 2010 - "Show It (So Sexy)" (featuring Craig of Voicemail)
  • 2010 - "Never Gonna Let You Go" (featuring Thelma Aoyama)
  • 2009 - "She Can't Wait"
  • 2009 - "True Friend"
  • 2009 - "Kings & Queens" (featuring Sizzla)
  • 2008 - "Standing Soldier"
  • 2008 - "Our World" (featuring Elephant Man)
  • 2007 - "Fallen Soldiers"
  • 2011 - "Hear My Cry"
  • 2011 - "Rest it at mi foot"
  • 2011 - "Wake Up di Scheme"
  • ? - "Iron Bird"

Features[edit]

  • 2010 - "Push It" (featuring Ce'Cile)
  • 2010 - "Show It (So Sexy)" (featuring Craig of Voicemail)
  • 2010 - "Show It (So Sexy) Remix" (featuring Sheek Louch, J.Reu, 2 Pistols, and Craig)
  • 2010 - "Never Gonna Let You Go" (featuring Thelma Aoyama)
  • 2009 - "3 Anthem" (featuring Delly Ranx)
  • 2009 - "Hustler" (featuring Busta Rhymes)
  • 2009 - "Paper Chasing" (featuring Konshens)
  • 2009 - "Kings & Queens" (featuring Sizzla)
  • 2009 - "Woman Problem" (featuring Mister G)
  • 2009 - "Can I" (featuring Etana)
  • 2008 - "Over & Over" (featuring Tarrus Riley)
  • 2008 - "Our World" (featuring Elephant Man)
  • 2008 - "Bad B(w)oy Street" (featuring Booba)
  • 2008 - "Blessings and Multiply" (featuring Da'Ville)
  • 2008 - "For You" (featuring Ishawna)
  • 2008 - "Seen My Gun" (featuring Elephant Man)
  • 2007 - "Nuh Joint Dat" (featuring Bugle)
'09- "Iron Bird"

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Filmography[edit]

  • 2008 - Manchester Fiesta 2008, Part 1
  • 2008 - Champions in Action, Vol. 1
  • 2008 - Teen Splash 2008, Vol.2

Live recordings from concerts given by Demarco, Mavado, Bounty Killer, Busy Signal, Shaggy & Beenie Man.

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