Devonte Hynes

Born: 12/23/1985 in London, , GB


Music (5)

Nerve 2016 (Movie)

("Forget It") (Song)

Fifty Shades of Grey 2015 (Movie)

("Undiscovered") (Song)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2014 (Tv Show)


Palo Alto 2014 (Movie)


A Teacher 2013 (Movie)

("Champagne Coast") (Song)



album release (as Blood Orange) "Cupid Deluxe"


album release (as Blood Orange) "Coastal Grooves"


album release (as Lightspeeed Champion) "Life Is Sweet! Nice to Meet You"


publishes "I'm Asleep - Comics, Photographs and Illustrations"


publishes short story "The KKK Took My Baby Away," inside "Punk Fiction: An Anthology of Short Stories Inspired by Punk"


debut single (as Lightspeeed Champion) "Galaxy of the Lost" released


debut album (as Lightspeeed Champion) "Falling off the Lavender Bridge" is released


As member of "Test Icicles" releases LP "For Screening Purposes Only"

Popular songs include "You're Not Good Enough" and "Chamakay".

Known for such albums as "Cupid Deluxe"

Bonus Trivia


Writes comic books and short stories under his own name in attention to his musical endeavors under various guises.


"The buzz is going to die. Maybe when people forget about me, I can sneak around and do all the things that I want," from from Fader Dec. 2013/Jan. 2014


"It’s hard for me to be happy after a live show. I just want it to be perfect and I can’t control people’s reactions to it," from Fader Dec. 2013/Jan. 2014


"I actually hate my voice," from Fader Dec. 2013/Jan. 2014


After his girlfriend's mother set up an unauthorized crowdfunding appeal to help following the fire in which Hynes lost all his belongings and his pet dog, The Guardian columnist Holly Baxter wrote a negative column that caused a minor social media kerfuffle; the unauthorized fundraiser was quickly canceled.