Dev Dev

American singer Dev Dev

'Devin Star Tailes, better known by her stage name Dev, is an American singer and songwriter. She was discovered by the record label, Indie-Pop, and The Cataracs via MySpace after her friend Shane Crislip, posted her singing to some beats. Dev's song "Booty Bounce" was sampled in Far East Movement's hit single "Like a G6" which reached number 1 in the US, and sold over five million downloads in the country.
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02 July 1989

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  • 2016
    Age 26
    In August 2016 Dev signed with Barry Weiss record label called RECORDS, she released a single called "#1", the track features Nef The Pharaoh.
    In February 2016 Dev was featured as the main vocalist on "We Rock It" by Sander Kleinenberg.
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    Dev worked mainly with her friend-producer NanosauR, Dave Tozer and Rey Reel. "Lowkey" was released on March 8, 2016.
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    On January 25, 2016, Idolator posted a snippet of a song called "Lowkey" and wrote that on January 27, Ebro Darden will premiere Dev's first single on Beats1 from her upcoming second album set to be released the same year.
    In 2016 Dev started promoting her second studio album which is set to be released in mid 2016 with an opening single called Lowkey.
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  • 2015
    Age 25
    In December 2015 Dev was also featured as the main vocalist on the club hit "Electric Walk" by electro-house producer Nytrix.
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    In 2015 Dev collaborated with female electro duo NERVO for their single "Hey Ricky" which is scheduled to be released with an attached video in April 2015.
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  • 2014
    Age 24
    On December 6, 2014 Dev announced the release of Bittersweet July, Pt. 2 as a follow up to Part 1 and made it available for pre-order along with the download of "The Night is Young".
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    On August 7, 2014, Dev has posted a snippet of a new song on her Instagram account called "Kids" and revealed that Bittersweet July will be available for pre-order on August 11.
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    On May 5, 2014 Dev released an EP called Not All Love Songs Have To Be So Sad with NanosauR. The EP was released via iTunes on July 31, 2014.
    In the middle of 2014, after the release of her previously single "Kiss It", Dev left Universal Republic and decided to release music on her own, without a label.
  • 2013
    Age 23
    In November 2013, Dev also collaborated with singer Mia Martina for her single Danse which gained popularity in Latin and dance charts throughout spring 2014.
  • 2012
    Age 22
    Her track "Bass Down Low" was featured during match intervals of Volleyball, Beach Volleyball and Basketball among others during the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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    At the 2012 Lollapalooza, Dev revealed that she was currently working on her second album; "I'm using a lot more live instrumentation for this album", stating "I had such a great time making a very electronic-based album for the first one, but you know, I'm just moving to different things, different sounds, so we'll see."
    Her debut album The Night the Sun Came Up was released on March 27, 2012.
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  • 2011
    Age 21
    Dev gave birth to her daughter Emilia Lovely on December 9, 2011.
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    Dev has also featured on a single by Swedish singer Eric Saade, "Hotter Than Fire" which was released on November 2, 2011 in Sweden.
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    In March 2011, New Boyz's single "Backseat", featuring Dev and The Cataracs, was released.
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    In March 2011, Dev and The Cataracs traveled to Costa Rica for three weeks where they recorded and produced most of the material for the new album.
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    Dev's debut album The Night the Sun Came Up has been released in United Kingdom on September 20, 2011.
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    On April 25, 2011, she released the single "In the Dark".
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  • 2010
    Age 20
    Dev was signed to Universal Republic in October 2010, and released her debut single "Bass Down Low" in November 16, 2010 which reached the top 10 in the United Kingdom.
    In October 2010, Dev was signed to Universal Republic and her first official single, "Bass Down Low", was serviced to rhythmic radio stations in November.
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    The two songs were made in the same summer, at the time where Dev and the Cataracs "were grinding it out in the studio pretty tough together," making a couple of "simplistic random tracks." "Like a G6", which features Far East Movement and Dev, was released in April 2010, and reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
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    In 2010, the Cataracs produced "Like a G6" with Far East Movement and decided to use a verse from Dev's single "Booty Bounce" as the chorus.
  • 2009
    Age 19
    In 2009, Dev moved to Los Angeles to produce music with the Cataracs and work directly with Indie-Pop.
    In 2009 she made a cover of Amy Winehouse' "Blonde Trick" and, after a friend posted the song into MySpace, the production team The Cataracs noticed it and contacted Dev. To Fashion Indie Magazine she said: "I decided to put up this song on MySpace. it was basically a "diss track" and I didn't expect anything out of it.
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  • 2007
    Age 17
    She attended Brock Elliott Elementary and graduated from Sierra High School in 2007, where she was a member of band and choir.
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  • 1989
    Born on July 2, 1989.
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