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Devlin was named by the [[BBC]] in their ‘Sound Of’ list of the most promising music acts for 2010, alongside [[Ellie Goulding]] and [[Giggs (rapper)|Giggs]].<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/8388567.stm/ BBC News]</ref> In the Summer of 2010, Devlin released his first official single, "Shot Music", which featured the rapper Giggs. The second single, "[[Brainwashed (Devlin song)|Brainwashed]]" was released on 8 August 2010 in the UK and debuted on the [[UK Singles Chart]] at number 31. A third single, "[[Runaway (Devlin song)|Runaway]]" is scheduled to be released on 25 October 2010 with debut album, ''Bud, Sweat And Beers'' released on 1 November 2010.
 
Devlin was named by the [[BBC]] in their ‘Sound Of’ list of the most promising music acts for 2010, alongside [[Ellie Goulding]] and [[Giggs (rapper)|Giggs]].<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/8388567.stm/ BBC News]</ref> In the Summer of 2010, Devlin released his first official single, "Shot Music", which featured the rapper Giggs. The second single, "[[Brainwashed (Devlin song)|Brainwashed]]" was released on 8 August 2010 in the UK and debuted on the [[UK Singles Chart]] at number 31. A third single, "[[Runaway (Devlin song)|Runaway]]" is scheduled to be released on 25 October 2010 with debut album, ''Bud, Sweat And Beers'' released on 1 November 2010.
   
==Discography==
 
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devlin is a grime mc from dagenham aged 21. he is from grime collective O.T crew and was discovered by dogzilla, a shit mc from the same area. devlin always smiles and is known for his signature catchphrase '' dont tread on my new timbalands''. after many years of selling weed to kids and school girls he decided enoughs enough and started up his own bakery called 'dev's pasteries'. it wasnt successful. it closed after 2 weeks of trading and he decided to be a chimney sweep whilst he mc'd part time on rinse fm. he also loves to drink smirnoff ice. hense the nickname 'devlin the smirnoff drinker'' hes a thirsty boy. anyone who says devlin is underated is telling the truth, he came second in his schools egg and spoon race and once grew a turnip in his nans vegetable patch. peace ya'll
devlin is the worlds best rapper and said in a interview for BET 'im so glad i made it, its hard you know, being a white rapper, also where im from, cos i want to do well but dont want to leave the mandem in the ends'.
 
===Studio Albums===
 
{|class="wikitable" style="text-align:center;"
 
!rowspan="2" width="70"| Year
 
!rowspan="2" width="230"| Album details
 
!colspan="1"| Peak chart positions
 
|-
 
!style="width:4em;font-size:75%;"|[[UK Albums Chart|UK]]
 
|-
 
|2010
 
|align="left"| '''''[[Bud, Sweat and Beers]]'''''
 
* Released: 1 November 2010
 
* Label: [[Island Records]] / [[Universal]]
 
* Formats: [[Compact Disc|CD]], [[music download|Digital Download]]
 
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|-
 
|}
 
 
===Mixtapes===
 
{| class="wikitable"
 
!Year
 
!|Album
 
|-
 
|2008
 
|'''''Art of Rolling'''''
 
*Released: 21 July 2008
 
*Label: UKStreetSounds
 
*Formats: [[music download|Digital Download]]
 
|-
 
|2010
 
|'''''Tales From The Crypt'''''
 
*Released: 24 May 2010
 
*Label: Eastside Records
 
*Formats: Digital Download
 
|}
 
 
===Singles===
 
{| class="wikitable"
 
|-
 
! rowspan="2"| Year
 
! rowspan="2"| Title
 
! colspan="1"|Chart Positions
 
! rowspan="2"| Album
 
|-
 
! style="width:45px;"|<small>[[UK Singles Chart|UK]]
 
|-
 
|rowspan="3"|2010
 
|"[[Shot Music]]" <small>featuring [[Giggs (rapper)|Giggs]]
 
| style="text-align:center;"|&ndash;
 
| style="text-align:center;" rowspan="3"|''Bud, Sweat & Beers''
 
|-
 
|"[[Brainwashed (Devlin song)|Brainwashed]]"
 
| style="text-align:center;"|31
 
|-
 
|"[[Runaway (Devlin song)|Runaway]]" <small>featuring Yasmin</small><ref>http://popseeker.wordpress.com/release-calendar/singles/</ref>
 
| style="text-align:center;"|&ndash;
 
|-
 
|}
 
 
; Featured singles
 
*Syer Barz featuring Dogzilla and Devlin - "Death by Music"
 
*Syer Barz featuring Devlin, Deeperman & Dogzilla - "Dirty Verses"
 
*[[Ghetts]] featuring Devlin - "Hero"
 
*Ghetts featuring [[Kano]], [[Scorcher (rapper)|Scorcher]], Devlin, [[Wretch 32]] & [[Durrty Goodz]] - "Top 3 Selected" (remix)
 
*Ghetts featuring Devlin - "Buss 1"
 
*Kano featuring Devlin & Chipmunk - Rock N Rolla Remix
 
*Ghetts featuring Devlin & Griminal - "We Control This"
 
*Sharkey Major featuring Devlin, Dot Rotten, P Money & Ghetts - "Shark Attack"
 
*Yasin featuring Devlin - "We Rule This World"
 
 
===Music videos===
 
{| class="wikitable"
 
|-
 
! style="width:33px;"| Year
 
! style="width:170px;"| Title
 
!Director
 
|-
 
| style="text-align:center;" rowspan="3"|2009
 
|"London City"
 
|
 
|-
 
|"Community Outcast"
 
|
 
|-
 
|"Giant"
 
|
 
|-
 
| style="text-align:center;" rowspan="3"|2010
 
|"Shot Music"
 
|rowspan="2"|Dan Sully<ref>http://simonekarmarae.blogspot.com/2010/04/devlin-giggs-shot-music-new-video.html</ref><ref>http://www.promonews.tv/2010/07/15/devlin%E2%80%99s-brainwashed-by-dan-sully/</ref>
 
|-
 
|"[[Brainwashed (Devlin song)|Brainwashed]]"
 
|-
 
|"Runaway" featuring Yasmin
 
|Emil Nava<ref>http://www.promonews.tv/2010/09/20/devlin%E2%80%99s-runaway-feat-yasmin-by-emil-nava/</ref>
 
|-
 
|}
 
   
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 02:29, 18 October 2010

Devlin
Birth name James Devlin[1]
Origin London, United Kingdom
Genres Grime
Years active 2006 - present
Labels Island Records / Universal
Website www.myspace.com/devlinot

James Devlin known as Devlin is a Grime MC from Dagenham, England and is a part of the O.T Crew alongside Dogzilla, Deeperman and Syer Bars.[2]

He is also a member of The Movement, which consists of himself, Wretch 32, Scorcher, Ghetts, Lightning, Mercston and DJ Unique.[3]

In February 2010, Devlin signed to major label Island Records/Universal.[4] although there had been reports that five major labels were bidding to sign him prior to this deal.

Devlin previously had slots on Flava FM and Rinse FM, and released his debut mixtape Tales From The Crypt was released in 2006. This was followed by another, The Art Of Rollin’, and his forthcoming album Bud, Sweat And Beers is slated for released in 2010.

Devlin was named by the BBC in their ‘Sound Of’ list of the most promising music acts for 2010, alongside Ellie Goulding and Giggs.[5] In the Summer of 2010, Devlin released his first official single, "Shot Music", which featured the rapper Giggs. The second single, "Brainwashed" was released on 8 August 2010 in the UK and debuted on the UK Singles Chart at number 31. A third single, "Runaway" is scheduled to be released on 25 October 2010 with debut album, Bud, Sweat And Beers released on 1 November 2010.

devlin is a grime mc from dagenham aged 21. he is from grime collective O.T crew and was discovered by dogzilla, a shit mc from the same area. devlin always smiles and is known for his signature catchphrase dont tread on my new timbalands. after many years of selling weed to kids and school girls he decided enoughs enough and started up his own bakery called 'dev's pasteries'. it wasnt successful. it closed after 2 weeks of trading and he decided to be a chimney sweep whilst he mc'd part time on rinse fm. he also loves to drink smirnoff ice. hense the nickname 'devlin the smirnoff drinker hes a thirsty boy. anyone who says devlin is underated is telling the truth, he came second in his schools egg and spoon race and once grew a turnip in his nans vegetable patch. peace ya'll

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