Dev (American rapper/singer Devin Star Tailes)

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Legal name: Devin Star Tailes


Devin Star Tailes (born July 2, 1989), better known as Dev (sometimes stylized as DEV or dEV), is an American rapper, 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 four million downloads in the country.

Dev was signed to Universal Republic in October 2010, and released her debut single "Bass Down Low" in November 16, 2010. She was scheduled to release her debut album The Night the Sun Came Up on September 5, 2011. The album was pushed back and was released in the United States on March 27, 2012. The second single, "In the Dark", peaked at number 11 in the US chart, making it her most successful solo single to date. Dev in 2014 released two EPs, Bittersweet July and the second part as a follow up to part one.

She's also a radio host of the popular radio Beats 1 by Apple founded in 2015.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2011 The Night the Sun Came Up Dev 3
2014 Bittersweet July Dev 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2010 Like a G6 Far East Movement feat. The Cataracs & Dev 2
2010 Booty Bounce Dev 1
2010 Bass Down Low Dev 1
2011 Top of the World The Cataracs feat. Dev 1
2011 Bass Down Low: The Remixes Dev 1
2011 In the Dark Dev 2
2011 Fireball Dev 1
2011 She Makes Me Wanna JLS feat. Dev 1
2011 Hotter Than Fire Eric Saade feat. Dev 1
2011 Naked Dev 1
2012 Sunrise The Cataracs feat. Dev 1
2012 Take Her From You Dev 1
2012 Mary 2AM Club feat. Dev 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2014 Bittersweet July II Dev 1

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