Demarco signed to Akon's label
Dancehall artiste Demarco has been signed to international superstar Akon and is the latest addition to the artiste's KonLive label.
The entertainer apparently made a lasting impression on the Lonely singer who described him as the complete package.
"I am excited to add Demarco to the KonLive family," Akon said. "He is a serious artiste with a proven track record and an electrifying stage presence. He is the complete package international music artiste, musician, producer, songwriter, and actor and the best entertainer from Jamaica. Demarco is already known globally and KonLive will take him to the ultimate level."
Demarco expressed joy at the opportunity and what it will mean for his career.
"I am honoured to be on the prestigious KonLive label. For 10 years, I have worked hard to get the attention of my idol Akon," he said in a release sent to THE WEEKEND STAR.
Demarco's music and stage career began at 15, at the Cactus nightclub as a selector for the Future Disco sound system. At 16, he relocated to the US, where he worked to fund his interest in music production.
He signed with Star Kutt Records at age 19 and began producing tracks for hip-hop and dancehall artistes.
As a recording artiste, Demarco is known for big hits such as I Love My Life, True Friends, Show It (Sexy And You Know It), which premiered on BET's 106 & Park, Puppy Tail, Good Book, and currently Backaz.
He is set to release his new single No Wahala, featuring Akon and Runtown. Demarco is signed by Akon's KonLive Distribution and KES Entertainment Record Label, a joint venture partnership with KonLive, En-Treeg and Simcol Entertainment. Demarco is managed by Rozina Negusei of En-Treeg Records and Karl Palmer of Star Kutt Records.