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“Heavy is the head that wears the crown”. The original source of this phrase is unknown, but William Shakespeare used it in his play “King Henry IV”. This phrase implies the great responsibilities borne by a king, who worries constantly. This phrase also means a person in charge, or in a leadership role, must bear many responsibilities. The life of Global Recording Artist Dev Amil was created with a divine purpose fueled by music. During his childhood his parents boomed the soulful sounds of James Brown, Michael Jackson, Stephanie Mills, The Delfonics, Marvin Gaye, and many more. These classic songs penetrated the mind of Dev Amil and marinated in his soul. During Dev Amil’s childhood locals from the neighborhood would hear him recite famous lyrics from Notorious B.I.G, DMX, and Jadakiss and become mesmerized by his rap delivery, word play, and vocal intensity. These moments of public endorsement boosted the confidence within Dev Amil and lit a fire inside and started a movement from the streets of Yonkers.
The year 2015 was a game changing time period for Dev Amil. He dropped the street certified banger “Smoking Mirrors”. Every barbershop, corner store, bodega, DJ, street king, and nightclub embraced and endorsed Dev Amil from every corner of Yonkers. For the next 24 months Dev Amil performed multiple songs from his mixtape across New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. The year 2017 was monumental for Dev Amil and another major co-sign solidified his music grind. Dev Amil performed his track “CRÈME” at the famous “SOB’s” in New York in front of a sold-out crowd! SOB’s is one of the most famous performance venues in NYC and everyone from LL COOL J to Mase has performed inside the building. Universal Music Group executives were in attendance, DJ Dreskwi from Hot 97, DJ Will from Power 105, and several high-powered A&R’s attended the hyped music showcase event.
Dev Amil took over the stage and controlled the crowd from start to finish. DJ Drewski stood tall within the audience and stared at Dev Amil rocking the stage like a 10-year veteran and smiled with a silent endorsement. Dev Amil dominated the competition and “own the night”. DJ Drewski selected Dev Amil’s track “CRÈME” as the best song and live performance of the night. Dev Amil secured a global distribution deal with the billion-dollar conglomerate Universal Music Group and cemented his music as “official”.
Dev Amil teamed up with James Mcrae and launched a full-service record label titled “AMILKHEMY” (All Money is Legal). AMIL Music Group launched a series of high-energy street anthems and released “Hype Williams” level visuals. The lead single “Loyalty” showcased the witty rap delivery and gritty street dream style lyrics which embodies the hustler spirit. The second single “AMIL Soul” highlighted his ability to rap about real life issues and infuse street tales endorsed by OG’s in every borough. The music catalog of Dev Amil generated over 50,000 digital streams in 2018 and gain high praise from Pandora listeners in over 20 different countries.
The name Dev Amil means Ambition, Motivation, Intelligent, & Life. Dev Amil is another rose growing from the concrete streets of Yonkers and he’s the new Leader of Millennial Hip-Hop Soul. The revolution of Dev Amil will be televised.