Desmond Kwesi Blackmore, best known by his stage name D-Black, is a Ghanaian anglophone hip-hop artist who was born on January 12, 1986.


D-Black is a multi-award-winning Ghanaian afrobeats and hiphop performer.

He is the owner and operator of Black Avenue Works, a marketing/advertising/events agency that specializes in corporate and social events, as well as product/brand marketing and advertising.

Black Avenue Works’ subsidiary enterprises include Black Avenue Muzik, an independent record label and distribution channel, Black Avenue Clothing, Livewire Events, and Black Avenue TV, all directed by D-Black (producers of THE EFGH Show)..


D-Black is also the founder and CEO of Club Onyx, an elite nightclub in Accra’s posh Cantonments neighborhood.

D-Black has signed producers and DJs DJ Breezy, Wisa Greid, Dahlin Gage, and Singlet to his Black Avenue Muzik label (a singer, not the textiles accompany)

D-Black has already published two solo albums, Music, Love, and Life, and “The Revelation,” with a third album planned to be released in 2016.

He has been nominated for over 70 awards and has won 15 of them at various award events across the country and around the world.

For his third album, he acquired a two-year digital distribution contract with Universal Music Africa. Check out D-Black’s Songs, Videos and Albums below!