Trinidadian Soca Artiste Dev Talks About His Musical Journey, J’ouvert Band & More

Written by: Nekisha Neicy Cyrus

It’s Yuh Boy Dev, aka ‘King of the J’ouvert’!

Meet Trinidadian Soca Artiste, J’ouvert Band owner, Professional Barber and Businessman Devon ‘Dev’ Harris, who hails from Cocoyea Village in San Fernando. Dev popularly known to many in the southland as the ‘King of the J’ouvert’, a name given to him by his fans because of the success of his popular J’ouvert band that has been in existence for over 15 years. Dev emerged on the music scene with his 2012 hit single ‘Drinking Partner’ alongside ‘Klassy’. However, it was his mega 2018 hit, ‘Jam’ that took his music career to another level and since then he has given us many of our favorite J’ouvert and Soca anthems like ‘Dutty’, ‘Iron Man’, ‘D Vice’, ‘On Meh Own’, ‘Drunk Again’ and more.

Dev recently joined us for Season 3 of ‘The E-Hub’, Caribbean Entertainment Hub’s Weekly Instagram Live series where he talked about his musical journey, new album on its way, his J’ouvert band, his many business ventures including his Barbershop that has been in existence for almost (20) years, his famous ‘Saturday Soup’ that started during the pandemic, and shared advice for persons pursuing their dreams. Check out the full interview below!

When it comes to new music, Dev surely has his fans covered. Be sure to check out his new releases which include ‘South Man’ alongside Ricardo Drue, ‘Slam Bam’ on the Turbulence Riddim’, and his brand new release ‘Gyal Criminal’ on the ‘Gyal Fest Riddim’ which also features Bunji Garlin, Fay Ann Lyons, and Hey Choppi.

To stay updated with everything Dev, be sure to follow him on Instagram, and also you can check out his new releases on YouTube. For bookings, you can contact him at (868) 350-2167 or Email

Don’t forget to join us Each & Every Friday at 5.30 pm EST/ and 6.30 pm AST on Instagram for more LIVE interviews on ‘The E-Hub’, hosted by Caribbean Entertainment Hub’s very own Neicy, as she ‘Chat and Chill’ with some of your favorites on the Caribbean Entertainment scene.

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