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Devendra Banhart


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Born: 1981/05/30
Birth Place: Houston, Texas United States
Years Active: 2002-present
Genres: Lo-fi, Folk, Freak Folk, New Weird America

Devendra Obi Banhart was born May 30, 1981 in Houston, Texas and was raised by his mother in Caracas, Venezuela after his parents divorced. When Banhart was 14 his mother and step-father moved to California. A singer and songwriter, Banhart got his start in music performing all across Europe after dropping out of school in 2000 and moving to Paris. Banhart began busking in the streets of Paris, and opened up for indie bands, including Sonic Youth. Upon returning to the U.S., Banhart released his debut album, “Oh Me Oh My,” on the Young God label. Banhart went on to record two more albums and an EP for the label, 2003’s “The Black Babies” EP and 2004’s “Rejoicing in the Hands... Continue Bio >>


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