A firm believer in the philosophy that ‘Art without heart is just visible/audible and lacking substance.’ David Demetrius was born on April 11, 1989 in Jamaica. Demetrius was always involved holistically in the realm of the arts. He was a very talented visual artist and poet in his tenure at Kingston College but his calling to music was yet come. His love for music propelled by joining the Kingston College Chapel Choir where he did numerous group performances and developed his talent as a vocalist.
Currently a final year student at The Edna Manley College Of The Visual & Performing Arts he has unearthed, developed and honed his musical prowess and has established his capacity as a musical force. Having performed on several platforms like Jaria’s Reggae Month Celebration, The Best Of Edna Manley Band Explosion and Veggie Meals on Wheels (In celebration of the Ethiopian new year), Demetrius has stamped his presence in the music industry as a budding artiste…Aspiring to use his conscious and family oriented genre of semi-acoustic reggae music as a medium to communicate words of life and encouragement in the hearts and minds of his listeners.
Focused and spiritual, Demetrius credits inspiration to artistes like Dennis Brown, Peter Tosh, The Congos and Enya among others. These he says influences him in expressing himself lyrically as well as his love for writing poetry which is the foundation of his song writing ability. He currently has a recorded single out titled ‘One Race, One People’. With other originals like ‘Jah Told I so’ and ‘Don’t Judge Me’ to name a few, Demetrius is poised to take the music industry by storm.
Demetrius – “Music, my antidote for this confused world, where there is no such thing as an overdose.”