Devonte Hynes

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

Filmography

Music (5)

Nerve 2016 (Movie)

("Forget It") (Song)

Fifty Shades of Grey 2015 (Movie)

("Undiscovered") (Song)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2014 (Tv Show)

Performer

Palo Alto 2014 (Movie)

(Music)

A Teacher 2013 (Movie)

("Champagne Coast") (Song)

Milestones

2013

album release (as Blood Orange) "Cupid Deluxe"

2011

album release (as Blood Orange) "Coastal Grooves"

2010

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

2009

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

2009

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

2007

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

2007

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

2005

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

Known for such albums as "Cupid Deluxe"

Bonus Trivia

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

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"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

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"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

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

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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.

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