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We dropped in on one of our Promising talents, De’Vide whilst they were performing in their home town.

After playing several big gigs in London and across the East of the country, De’vide returned to their roots, for an intimate gig for their local fans, and they did not disappoint.

De’vide has a sound that they describe as  crisp fusion of Hiphop, R&B, Indie and Soul with an acoustic Funk edge. …the band has two members Lexi Lex and Barney Holmes.

As expected they had the crowd on their feet,  performing some great R&B covers, and of course their debut single To &Fro. If you get the chance you should definately go and see these guys live!

We caught up with the boys after the show and they told us what they had been up to since we last spoke to them, and they have been pretty busy,  the band  have been featured on BBC radio 6, with Tom Robinson, and BBC Suffolk Introducing, after their debut track To & Fro was played on BBC1Xtra, the track was chosen as Homegrown download of the week, and in December they were placed on the long list for MTV’s BRAND NEW FOR 2012. This month they have had their debut play on BBC Norfolk Introducing.  The future is definitely looking exciting for these guys.  The band have just released their second studio track ‘Drive‘ and it’s avalable for download at the bottom of this page.   Some very exciting projects are scheduled for the next few months ahead, and we will bring you all the updates very soon.

click here to listen to De’Vide’s track To&Fro

Support De’Vide by visiting their Facebook page or to hear some acoustic jamming sessions check out their YouTube channel

 Click Here to read more about De’Vide

 Introducing A New Fresh Innovative Music Group from the UK


  De’ Vide consists of two musicians, Lexi Lex & Barny Holmes.  Lex DJs and MCs around the UK and Europe, and has just finished a summer tour on the Zante club scene. He has written and performed his own hip-hop and R&B music for many years as a solo artist.  Barny is studying fine art at University in Norwich,  has been in various bands and projects and is currently in a number of bands with genres ranging from, Funk & Acoustic to Heavy Rock.  The two met in 2010, and after hearing each others talent,  they decided to fuse their individual sounds into one unique style, a fusion of Hip-Hop-Indie-Soul.

From then De’ Vide was born.

 I would describe their sound as a ‘crisp fusion of Hip-hop, R&B, Indie and Soul with an acoustic Funk edge .

Their live show is one to see, Barney’s guitar talent and vocals are outstanding, and the crowd pleasing talents,and clever lyrics of Lexi Lex are second to none.

De’Vide have gained an amazing amount of support in quite a short time,and are already doing things big.

 In February 2011 they came an amazing second place in the Choice FM competition to support Ne-yo & Trey songz at the o2 arena. with only a tiny percentage of votes behind the winner.  In October 2011 they were interviewed and featured on BBC Radio 1Xtra, their track “To & Fro” was selected as the Homegrown Download of the week and placed on the 1Xtra Itunes podcast

 Right now  they’re working on an EP with music producer Jammy, whose work is fast attracting the attention of big artists and labels from all over the globe.

Follow De’Vide on Twitter  /// follow De’Vide on YouTube

Fresh from their BBC Radio 1Xtra debut this month,

 De’ Vide – Vocalist/Guitarist – Barny Holmes and Rapper – Lexi Lex, will be performimg live at venues around the country.

De’Videwill be performing in the Upstairs Lounge at Tao  Norwich for Decorus Wednesdays!

 De’Vide will also be performing live at CONCRETE, Shoreditch LONDON E1   November 18th 2011 at 8pm.