Dexta Malawi was born in the parish of Manchester in Jamaica. He Grew up in the Parish of St. ann and now represents one of the voices of a generation. He entered the Music Scene in 2009 with the release of his demo compilation Malawi’s thoughts. He is a recording artiste inspired by the need to create. He is also inspired by other artistes such as Ini Kamozi and Daweh Congo; two of his all time favourites. Dexta Malawi Mainly focuses on Reggae Music but also writes and performs Spoken Word Poetry, Dub Poetry and Dancehall. Most of his Songs are geared towards Social Commentary although Rastafari, food, women and mental liberation are prevalent topics in his catalogue. Dexta Malawi describes his style of music as unique and believes it should be left to the listeners and scholars to further categorize.
Dexta Malawi is an Environmentalist, scientist, song writer, poet and historian.
Dexta Malawi’s recent collaboration with Iyunda entitled “Yaad Man skank” is currently receiving notable rotation on various radio stations around the island. The “Yaad Man skank” Video has also been receiving fairly heavy rotation on local TV stations such as CVM TV, Hype TV and Links TV. Dexta is scheduled to launch his book entitled “The Malawian Journeys 1” in December 2013.
Dexta Malawi will be performing live at Veggie Meals on wheels on 10 October 2013 along with Micah Shemaiah and Hempress Sativa. Also on 26 December 2013 Reach di People Edutainment in collaboration With Charismatic Productions, EDB entertainment and Simiya House presents Rasta Party II, A Dexta Malawi Earth Strong celebration and book launch for The Malawian Journeys 1.