It Started In Jacksonville, Florida As The 90’S Opened. Carlos Grew Up, As Too Many Of Us Do, In A Broken Home, The Father Skipping Out Before The Son Could Process His Presence And Absence. Carlos’ Mother Remarried, But Domestic Violence Came Hand In Hand With The Wedding Vows. So Carlos Devone Turned To Sports, Finding Some Success As A Running Back. Football And School Took Him To Grinnell College In Iowa, Famous For Its Progressive And Top-Tier Academics. Ironically, It Was At This Proudly Secular School That God Grabbed Carlos Through A Christian Organization.
After A Number Of Injuries He Turned To Music To Express Himself And It Was Natural That His Music Focused On Sharing The Love And Forgiveness He Found In His Faith, As Well As The Ups And Downs Of Life. He Began Recording And Has Since Released 9 Mixtapes and 2 Ep's. Having Recorded And Released Over 150 Tracks, Carlos Devone Has Developed His Sound And Will Independently Release His First Studio Album October 20th, 2017. With This Album, He Brings A Southern Hip-Hop Sound Paired With Influences From Across The Musical Spectrum. From Funk To Rock, Carlos Devone Seeks To Make Music For His Local Context While Using A Diversity Of Sounds From Many Genres.
As His Love For Jesus and People Have Grown, Carlos Devone Has Sensed God's Call To Merge All Of His Passions And Talents To Display The Glory Of God. As A Creative, A Pastor, Church Planter, A Husband, And A Father, Carlos Devone’s Message Is Simple, "My Hope Is That I Would Live My Life In A Way That Universally Screams Of A Divine Truth And Goodness Only Found In Jesus Christ.