Born: Louis Grandison, January 12 1986
Seaview Garden, Jamaica
Dexta Daps was born in Seaview Garden, Jamaica, known for reggae legends such as Shabba Ranks, Bounty Killer, Elephant Man and Garnet Silk.
Growing up in the poverty stricken streets he learnt to take out his frustration the best way he knew how, through music. ” I would hear the melodic voices of the kids crying for help, and the sadness of the people. Their voices, and hunger for retribution was very inspiring for me, and made me want to sing songs of happiness and joy. Following up on his singles, he launched his debut album Intro in 2017 with an erotic short film that received more than 1.6 million views on YouTube.He performed at Reggae Sumfest in 2017 He’s been in various collaborations including with M.I.A. (rapper) and Blakkman. In 2017, reggae artist D’Angel released the song Whipped as a response to Daps’ song Owner.