Dvsn (stylized as dvsn and pronounced "division") is a Canadian R&B duo, composed of singer Daniel Daley and producer Nineteen85. The duo is signed to fellow Canadian rapper Drake through his label OVO Sound.[2]

dvsn
OriginToronto, Ontario, Canada
GenresAlternative R&B[1]
Years active2015–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitedvsndvsn.com
Members

Music careerEdit

Sept. 5thEdit

On September 5, 2015, dvsn released two songs titled "The Line" and "With Me". They initially started gaining recognition when "With Me" was played on Apple's Beats 1 radio during the seventh OVO Sound radio show.[3] On December 2, 2015, they released their third song, titled "Too Deep" on SoundCloud and the iTunes Store.[4] In March 2016, they released their fourth song, titled "Hallucinations" on SoundCloud and the iTunes Store.[5] On February 29, 2016, it was announced that dvsn had signed to Drake's OVO Sound record label.[6]

On March 11, 2016, dvsn announced the release date of their debut studio album, titled Sept. 5th, along with the album being made available for pre-order on the iTunes Store.[7] They released the album exclusively on the iTunes Store and Apple Music on March 27, 2016,[8] with the album releasing elsewhere on April 1, 2016.

dvsn made a guest appearance on Drake's fourth studio album, Views on the track titled "Faithful".[9]

Morning AfterEdit

On May 5 2017, dvsn released "Think About Me" as the lead single from their second album. A month later, "Don't Choose" was released as the second single. On August 9, 2017, dvsn announced that Morning After would be the title of their next album. A new single, titled "Mood" was released on September 4, 2017. The next day, dvsn revealed that the album will be released October 13, 2017. Morning After was made available for preorder on September 22, 2017.

On April 12, 2019, dvsn made their first appearance at Coachella. The duo performed again on April 19, 2019 for the Weekend 2 of Coachella.

A Muse In Her Feelings and Cheers to the Best MemoriesEdit

On July 10, 2019, dvsn released two singles: "Miss Me?" and "In Between".[10] On October 30, 2019, they released "No Cryin" featuring Future.[11] They followed up this release by releasing "A Muse" and "Between Us" featuring Snoh Aalegra. On April 10, 2020, they released "Dangerous City" featuring Ty Dolla Sign and Buju Banton.[12] dvsn released their third studio album, A Muse In Her Feelings, on April 17, 2020, via OVO Sound, to positive reviews.[13] The album was recognized on Rated R&B's 30 Best R&B Albums of 2020 list at No. 8.[14] The album debuted at number 23 on the Billboard 200 and number 5 on the Billboard Top R&B Albums.[15] On January 15, 2021, dvsn released a deluxe edition of the album titled Amusing Her Feelings. It featured four new tracks, including a collaboration with R&B singer Miguel on "He Said" and 2010 Kings of Leon Song of the year "Use Somebody".[16]

On August 20, 2021, dvsn released a collaboration album with Ty Dolla Sign titled Cheers to the Best Memories.[17] It was preceded by two singles, "I Believed It" featuring Mac Miller on July 1, 2021, and "Memories" on August 18, 2021.[18][19]

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

Studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
CAN
[20]
UK
R&B

[21]
US
[22]
US
R&B
/HH

[23]
US
R&B

[24]
Sept. 5th 69 25 133 17 7
Morning After
  • Released: October 13, 2017[26]
  • Label: OVO Sound, Warner Bros.
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
19 30 38 22 6
A Muse in Her Feelings
  • Released: April 17, 2020[27]
  • Label: OVO Sound, Warner Bros.
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
13 23 13 5
Cheers to the Best Memories
(with Ty Dolla Sign)
  • Released: August 20, 2021[28]
  • Label: OVO Sound, Warner
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
139
[29]
15

SinglesEdit

Title Year Album
"The Line" 2015 Sept. 5th
"With Me"
"Too Deep"
"Hallucinations"
"Think About Me" 2017 Morning After
"Don't Choose"
"Mood"
"P.O.V"
"Miss Me?" 2019 A Muse in Her Feelings
"In Between" Non-album single
"No Cryin"
(featuring Future)
A Muse in Her Feelings
"A Muse" 2020
"Between Us"
(featuring Snoh Aalegra)
"Dangerous City"[30]
(featuring Ty Dolla Sign and Buju Banton)
"Blessings"[31]
"Use Somebody"[32] 2021
"I Believed It"[18]
(with Ty Dolla Sign featuring Mac Miller)
Cheers to the Best Memories
"Memories"[19]
(with Ty Dolla Sign)


Other charted songsEdit

Charted song, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
CAN UK
[33]
US US
R&B
/HH
US
Rap
"Faithful"
(Drake featuring Pimp C and Dvsn)
2016 61 108 72 36 19 Views

Guest appearancesEdit

Non-single guest appearance, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"Faithful" 2016 Drake, Pimp C Views
"My Imagination" 2017 Majid Jordan The Space Between
"Balance" 2017 Roy Woods, PnB Rock Say Less

Music videosEdit

As lead artistEdit

List of music videos as lead artist, with directors, showing year released
Title Year Director(s)
"With Me/Do It Well" 2016 Jon Riera & LeSean Harris
"Too Deep" 2017 Rohan Blair-Mangat
"Hallucinations" LeSean Harris
"Mood"
"Morning After" 2018 Santiago Salviche
"No Cryin" 2019 Unknown
"A Muse" 2020 Andrew Hamilton
"Between Us" Brendan Vaughan
"Memories"[19] 2021 Unknown


ToursEdit

Headlining
  • Debut Tour (2016)
  • Morning After (2018)
Supporting

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/artist/dvsn-mn0003488294/biography
  2. ^ "Drake Signs dvsn to OVO Sound". Rap-Up. February 29, 2016. Retrieved February 29, 2016.
  3. ^ Smith, Trevor (October 4, 2015). "Listen To OVO Sound Radio Episode 7 Featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR & Boi-1da". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved October 4, 2015.
  4. ^ Leight, Elias (December 2, 2015). "Lose Yourself In dvsn's "Too Deep"". The Fader. Retrieved December 2, 2015.
  5. ^ Gore, Sydney (December 24, 2015). "Dvsn Will Give You Sexy, Holiday "Hallucinations"". Nylon. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  6. ^ Ortiz, Edwin (March 1, 2016). "It Looks Like dvsn Has Signed To Drake's OVO Sound Label". Complex. Retrieved February 29, 2016.
  7. ^ Mench, Chris (March 11, 2016). "OVO's dvsn Reveals the Tracklist, Release Date, and Artwork for Upcoming Debut Album, 'Sept. 5th'". Complex. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  8. ^ Diep, Eric (March 27, 2016). "dvsn's 'Sept. 5th' Album Is Finally Here". Complex. Retrieved March 27, 2016.
  9. ^ "dvsn Remix Drake's "Faithful": Listen | Pitchfork". pitchfork.com. Retrieved January 8, 2018.
  10. ^ "dvsn Return With 2 New Songs: Listen". Pitchfork. Retrieved March 19, 2020.
  11. ^ "dvsn Enlist Future for New Song "No Cryin": Listen". Pitchfork. Retrieved March 19, 2020.
  12. ^ "Buju Banton Recruited By R&B Duo Dvsn & Ty Dolla $ign For New Track 'Dangerous City'". DancehallMag. Retrieved April 11, 2020.
  13. ^ "dvsn Detail New Album A Muse In Her Feelings, Share Song With Snoh Aalegra". Pitchfork. Retrieved March 19, 2020.
  14. ^ ratedrnb.com https://ratedrnb.com/2020/12/the-30-best-rnb-albums-of-2020-staff-picks/. Retrieved January 15, 2021. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  15. ^ Anderson, Trevor (May 1, 2021). "Dvsn Scores First Top Five Album on Top R&B Albums Chart". Billboard. Retrieved October 9, 2021.
  16. ^ "Dvsn Releases Deluxe Album 'Amusing Her Feelings': Stream". Rated R&B. January 15, 2021. Retrieved January 15, 2021.
  17. ^ TIGG, FNR (August 20, 2021). "Ty Dolla Sign and DVSN Share Joint Album 'Cheers to the Best Memories'". Complex. Retrieved October 9, 2021.
  18. ^ a b Zemler, Emily (July 1, 2021). "Hear Mac Miller Feature on Dvsn and Ty Dolla $ign's New Single 'I Believed It'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved October 9, 2021.
  19. ^ a b c Legaspi, Althea (August 18, 2021). "Dvsn, Ty Dolla $ign Preview Album With New 'Memories' Video". Rolling Stone. Retrieved October 9, 2021.
  20. ^ "Dvsn – Chart history: Canadian Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 5, 2016.
  21. ^ Peak chart positions for albums on the R&B Chart in the United Kingdom:
  22. ^ "Dvsn – Chart history: Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved April 5, 2016.
  23. ^ "Dvsn – Chart history: R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 5, 2016.
  24. ^ "Dvsn – Chart history: R&B Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 5, 2016.
  25. ^ "SEPT. 5TH by dvsn". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved March 11, 2016.
  26. ^ "Instagram post by dvsn • Aug 1, 2017 at 10:03pm UTC". Instagram. Retrieved August 2, 2017.
  27. ^ "A Muse In Her Feelings by dvsn on Apple Music". Retrieved April 10, 2020 – via Apple Music.
  28. ^ "dvsn and Ty Dolla $ign Announce Joint Album 'Cheers to the Best Memories'". Rap-Up. August 2, 2021. Retrieved August 16, 2021.
  29. ^ @billboardcharts (August 30, 2021). "Debuts on this week's #Billboard200..." (Tweet). Retrieved August 31, 2021 – via Twitter.
  30. ^ Collins, Latoya (April 10, 2020). "Buju Banton Recruited By R&B Duo Dvsn & Ty Dolla $ign For New Track 'Dangerous City'". DancehallMag. Retrieved October 9, 2021.
  31. ^ Cho, Regina (December 18, 2020). "Dvsn shares "Blessings" track off the forthcoming 'Amusing Her Feelings' project". Revolt. Retrieved October 9, 2021.
  32. ^ Cho, Regina (January 8, 2021). "Dvsn releases new track "Use Somebody"". Revolt. Retrieved October 9, 2021.
  33. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in the United Kingdom:
  34. ^ Yoo, Noah (April 25, 2016). "Drake and Future Announce Summer Sixteen Tour". Pitchfork. Retrieved April 25, 2016.

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