Dev, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter who was discovered on MySpace by the production team The Cataracs after a friend posted her singing to some beat. 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. In October 2010, Dev was signed to Universal Republic and released the hit singles, “Bass Down Low” and “In the Dark”. So far Dev’s music videos have generated nearly 100 million views on YouTube with 67 million for the “In the Dark” video alone.
Dev has worked as a guest vocalist on tracks for such superstars as 50 Cent, Travis Barker, Flo Rida, Ludacris, Tinie Tempah, Snoop Dogg, New Boyz, Demi Lovato, JLS, David Guetta, Timbaland, Afrojack, Eric Saade, and Static Revenger.