"D.B.L. is from St. Lucia. He’s a hardworking artist who learned the business through me. He’s a great dancer and an incredible entertainer. I think the world is going to love him."
— Jackie Jackson, The Jacksons (Billboard Magazine)
In 2018, D.B.L. signed his first deal as an artist with Jackson’s Critically Amused record label releasing his first single Another Round followed by his first EP Island Vibez, executive produced by Jackson. His follow up EP Come Back Home , executive produced by Roxxstar Entertainment, sparked a return to his native St. Lucia in 2019 where he met with the Prime Minister, visited schools, donated to communities and spoke to troubled youth. In December 2020 celebrity disc jockey D.J. Thump launched his tropical flavored “Your Riddim” single, with performances in the U.S., London and the Caribbean, and television appearances including 8Now and Fox 5 in Las Vegas.
C.E.O. and head of the Music | Entertainment division at Roxxstar Entertainment, D.B.L. is an entertainer and composer who brings his lifetime experience working in the entertainment industry from a child performer. He has worked for Pepsi, Disney, Motorola, CBS, MTV among others, and has been featured in the L.A. Times, New York Times, Back Stage West/Drama-Logue, Orange County Register and Billboard Magazine.
As mentioned in the book “Michael Jackson, Inc.” by Zack O’ Malley Greenburg, D.B.L. was first mentored in the music business by Jackie Jackson of The Jacksons, a family D.B.L. and his family have known since he was a child. Inspired by a variety of musical styles, including Reggae, R&B, AfroPop, Caribbean, and even classical, D.B.L.'s publishing library has been featured in ads for Motorola and Verizon, and Emmy-award winning television series.
A seasoned performer, D.B.L. was a child actor with roles on television, studied improv at the Groundlings Theatre, and briefly performed stand up comedy at the world famous Improv, before being led to music.
"I've learned from the best," says the trained actor, dancer and musician, who was officially endorsed by the Mayor of Las Vegas, Carolyn Goodman. "My aunt Sandra [Lord] started me in the business."
D.B.L. now owns Roxxstar Entertainment, a multimedia production house with its headquarters in Nevada, where he is busy mentoring artists and building and marketing brands and businesses.
As well as his experience in the entertainment industry, both on and off the stage, D.B.L. has a degree in Public Relations & Journalism from the Annenberg School at the University of Southern California, and is also a member of the Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society.
D.B.L. brings his wealth of experience and expertise to the Music | Entertainment department at Roxxstar.