David Constantine Brooks, (born 30 November 1981), better known by his stage name Mavado, is a Jamaican deejay, singer and songwriter, signed to We the Best Music Group and Cash Money Records. His debut single, “Real McKoy” on the Anger Management riddim in 2004, provided him instant success. He further established himself with the follow-up record “Weh Dem a Do”, on the Red Bull & Guinness riddim, that had the distinction of hitting Billboard. After a string of hits in 2005 and 2006, Mavado released the album Gangsta for Life: The Symphony of David Brooks 10 July 2007 on VP Records. “Weh Dem A Do” and “Dying”, two singles from the album, were featured heavily on R&B/hip-hop radio in the US and around the world.
Mavado married his current wife Monique McKenzie in a secret wedding in 2012 in USA. They have two children, Vuitton and Daisy. Mavado also has three other children from two different relationships, Danielle and Dante, and Gavyn.
In 2016, Mavado’s song “Progress” on The Mineral Boss Records Produced “Money Boss Riddim” was featured in DJ Khaled’s “Major Key” album. a 14 track album. The album is nominated for the 2017 Grammy Awards on the “best rap” album category.
Mavado – Money, Girls & Fun (Explicit) Album: Mavado – Mr. Brooks… A Better Tomorrow (Explicit) Video: Directed by Release Date: 02 September 2016 Label: Chimney Records Genre: Reggae