International recording artist Lyrikal, Trinidadian-born Devon Martin, started singing in the church choir at the age 7, once he realized he could actually sing he began participating in school talent shows and neighborhood block parties.
He migrated to the United States at the age of 13, and by age 16 he was performing at block parties and talent shows. He even opened for the WuTang Clan at Club Wave and Sean Paul at St. George, Staten Island.
Lyrikal started to record professionally in 2003. His first recording was at Dainjamentalz studio in New York, where he recorded a track entitled “Tiger Bone.” Since then, he’s managed to be a consistent voice on the airwaves worldwide and is now one of the most sought after performing artiste. His music has taken him on tours to London, Ghana, Guadeloupe, Berlin, Toronto, Bermuda, Amsterdam, North America and the Caribbean.
Lyrikal received 5 COTT (Copyright Organization of Trinidad and Tobago) music nominations in 2015, and won the award for People’s Choice Most Popular Single. He also recieved Role Model of Distinction Award from the Caribbean American Center of New York for his humanitarian efforts in 2017. His repertoire consist of over 70 releases including Rukshun, Do Like That, Love & Hate, Zig Zag, Jammin Sake, Picture Perfect, Freedom, Dip & Roll, Cloud 9, Loner, Conquer Meh, Locked Down, Part Of Yuh Nature, All Over De Gyal, Ramajay, 25/8, Lit, Criminal Wine, Yuh Blessed, Rude Wayz and countless collaborations with leading artistes, including Konshens, Patrice Roberts, Shatta Wale and Ghanian Songstress MzVee. He released his first album, titled “The Journey” in 2016, his second Album “All or Nothing” in July 2018, third Album “Lyrikal Content” in March 2019.