Collin “Demarco” Edwards, born on September 28th, 1982 in Portmore, St. Catherine, Jamaica, represents the refined cream of a modern crop of Jamaica’s most skilled and talented music practitioners. He embodies a new age of cutting-edge artists whose ability to intertwine song writing, music production, engineering and performing, as well as his capacity to use these skills seamlessly between Dancehall, Roots Reggae, Hip Hop and R&B, make him in constant demand in one role or another. With Top names like R&B singer Olivia, Free of 106 & Park fame, rapper Styles P and Reggae/Dancehall’s top act Sean Paul experiencing his production skills, while Bounty Killer and others have put vocals to his cutting lyrics, it’s no wonder Demarco’s youthful brilliance and creative ingenuity is achieving the recognition it deserves.
He has made numerous beats alongside The Soul Diggaz, who were signed to Missy Elliot and were involved in the production of three of her albums, he was also featured on Foxy Brown’s album. Demarco has also been behind some of dancehall’s most notable hits as well. His first hit rhythm, Side Walk University, featured tracks like “Beyonce Whine” by Vybz Kartel, in addition to tracks from Tony Matterhorn, Sean Paul and Collie Budz.
Demarco is currently working on his debut album, yet to be titled, and the first single, “Show It”, as well as “Fallen Soldiers”, are available for download on iTunes. His musical exploits have caught the right ears, and after listening to his work, executives at E1 Entertainment, formerly Koch Records approached him and signed a three album deal through his Star Kutt Records imprint. E1 is also home to international artists like Ray J, Jim Jones, DJ Khaled, Foxy Brown and many more. He is among a team of stars and with his level of musical capability in so many areas of music, Demarco is sure to be a shining star, blazing for years to come.