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|Birth name||Denise Ann Sinoda Belfon|
|Born||23 November 1968|
|Associated acts||Destra Garcia, Alison Hinds|
As a young girl in school, she was a football (soccer) player and was offered a scholarship to Howard University to join the all-girls team. However, an injury at the time prevented her from taking up the opportunity. She has been singing since the age of nine, and was also a dancer and a model. When she was not performing, Belfon taught gymnastics at the Belmont Junior Secondary school and at the YMCA. Belfon is of Saint Lucian and Trinidadian descent, but also has Grenadian, Barbadian, Jamaican, French, & African ancestry.
In 1990, Belfon was discovered by the bandleader of Roy Cape. She started singing professionally with the soca band Black Sheep, before moving on to Sound Revolution. Her first solo recording was the soca single "Ka Ka Lay Lay". Belfon went on to record the singles "Hard Wuk", "De Jammette", "Saucy Baby", and "Indian Man".
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