Collin Demar Edwards September, 28 1982
Origin Portmore, St. Catherine Parish, Jamaica
Originally from Portmore, St. Catherine Parish, Edwards was a selector for the Future Disco sound system at the age of 15 and performed at the Cactus nightclub. He moved to the US at the age of 16 to pursue his interest in music production, and he created tracks for hip hop and dancehall artists.
Among his hit singles are “Duppy Know Ah Who Fi Frighten”, which appeared on the Shoot Out Riddim, “Fallen Soldiers”, “True Friend” and “Show It (So Sexy)”. Additionally, he produced the Top Speed Riddim where he recorded the song “Gal Dem Want” with Alliance leader Bounty Killer. Demarco produced the Big League Riddim in 2008 and released “Broomie” with Elephant Man and “Spend Pon Dem” on his own. The following year, he released a hit Riddim called Stress Free with a number of chart-topping songs including “Jump and Wine” by Tony Matterhorn, “Hammering” by Singing Craig, and “Work Mi Ah Work” by Mister G. He recorded a remix of Rihanna’s Billboard #1 single “Rude Boy”.
As a result of his hit single Good Book, Demarco has been nominated in Britain for male deejay of the year