desmond was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He was inspired to be successful by the hand to mouth existence he led growing up with a single mom. When he was 8 years old he was taken to live with adopted parents at which time he was inspired to become a musician. They had a small but rich record collection and they sang, albeit not professionally.
They were devout Seventh Day Adventists and they took him to church every week. It had a rich music program and a number of persons who were successful in their various fields went there. It was there that he discovered that he could sing. He is currently based and is actively touring in the Southeastern US.
He released an EP in August 2011 which has been selling well and getting airplay and good reviews. He recently performed at the historic Apollo Theater in NYC as a finalist in a reality series “Apollo Live” to be aired on BET/Centric on November 25, 2012.