Popular Ghanian born musician Desmond Kwesi Blackmore, better known as D-Black turned 36 years old on Tuesday, 12th of January 2020. Let's take a look at his notable achievements and awards so far in the music industry.
D-Black was born on the 12th day of January, 1986 in Accra, Ghana. He is a renowned musician, multiple award winning rapper, philanthropist, entrepreneur and venture capitalist. D-Black is still regarded as one of the most successful Ghanian rappers of our time.
According to reports, he was able to build his Black Avenue Group empire within a space of 10 years. D-Black has so far been nominated for more than 59 awards and he won about 23 of them, check them out below.
In 2009, his song "breathe" won two awards; Vodafone Ghana Music Video of the year award and music video of the year award by African Music awards, London.
In 2010, He won four awards which include
1) Best storyline in a video (Breathe)
2) Best collaboration in a video
3) His song "Get on da dancefloor", won hip hop song of the year award.
4) His song "Somebody ", won Alternate Gospel video of the year award.
In 2011, he won the " Next big thing" award and hip hop artist of the year award.
In 2012, he won Most influential artiste of the year, Channel O music video award for best West African video and best collaboration award by MTN 4SYTE music video award.
In 2013, his song "Vera", won two awards; song of the year and collaboration of the year by Ghana music awards, UK.
In 2015, he won Hip-life song of the year by Ghana music awards and male video of the year award by 4SYTE music video awards.
2016: Soundtrack of the year award by Ghana movie awards and Hip-life video of the year award by 4Syte music video awards.
2018: Entrepreneur of the year awards by 40 under 40 awards.
2019: Artiste and entrepreneur of the year awards by Ghana entertainment awards.
May God bless his new age!
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