BIOGRAPHY: - DENIS GRAÇA -
Born on February 5, in the island of São Vicente, Cabo Verde, Denis Graça
discovered his musical talents at just six years old when he began singing for
fun. At eleven, he immigrated with his mother to the Netherlands where he
formed an R&B group with two other contenders.
It wasn't too long until his talent was noted by the Cape Verdean group
sensation Splash, becoming later a member. Denis also participated in
numerous musical projects such as Lusodance, Venus, and Cap Sol,
launching his career into the Cape Verdean music scene.
After three successful years with Splash, Denis released his first solo album
entitled "Sonhos" (Dreams), produced by Upscale Records, an independent
production company based in Rhode Island, US. In 2006, Denis Graca won
the ‘Gold Record’ award for selling over 25,000 copies of the album Sonhos.
The second album (Hoje e bo noite) also produced by Upscale Records came
out in the year 2006.
D.G released his third cd (D.G the album) produced by Nichols for Erogen
Music in the summer of 2008. This album brought you a fresh Denis Graca
with the knowledge of 10 years of music.
D.G founded his own record label, DG RECORDS, where he is the main
producer. The record label is based in The Netherlands.
His fourth album “Addicted” is the first released under DG RECORDS IN 2010.
However, he has already produced many songs for artists such as Suzanna
Lubrano, Neuza, etc.
Under DG RECORDS, D.G started another project, ‘The African Movement’ in .
The movement released its first single, ‘Ja Bo Cre Mas’ (Craving for More), on
May 20, 2011.
Cape Verdean Music Awards (CVMA) nominated the single, Ja Bo Cre Mas,
‘The Best Song of The Year ‘and’ The Best House Track of the year.
We won the best house track of that year.
In 2012 D.G’s fifth album (Collector’s Item) was released under DG RECORDS.
An Album Produced for 90% by Denis Graça.
In 2013 DG RECORDS released 1 Afro House ‘It’s Going Down’ and one Afro
Beat ‘Nos é Criol.
Singing at party’s and festivals all over the world, Denis Graça is now
Preparing his 6th album.