, born Dean R. Moulton is a reggae hip hop artist born in Jamaica and raised in Brooklyn NY.
In 1994 He recorded Kill Dem All with later got him the deal with Rush Associated Labels/Def Jam Records. In 1995 the song made “The Show The Soundtrack, a hip hop documentary by Russell Simmons.
Kill Dem All was also the B-side single to Live performed by Onyx.
The soundtrack received rave reviews, topping #4 on the Billboard 200 and was the #1 r&b/hip hop album that year.
– 1996 Kali was back in the studio with Mrs. Lauryn Hill from the Fugees and recorded Perfect Match which is still an internet hit.
– 1999 he released U Luv Money with Davone Ruff Williams and Call Me Out, off the Return of The Reelz EP.
– 2005 Kali was featured on Black Rob (BR) The Black Rob Report, Warrior released on Bad Boy Entertainment approved by P Diddy himself.
– 2006 While working behind the scenes, appeared in Blood of a Champion, an independent film written by Lawrence Page and Bokeem Woodbine, while he continued on the underground circuit enhancing his music and business skills.
– 2009 Form Afimi Music with partner and brother Carlyle Kalief Grant the album Higher Ranks was released.
– 2012 Got back in the studio with Ruff, recording Gun Down. Dropped the video and got 10,000 views the first week.
– 2015 Linked up with Base Camp Productions and cut the single Salute featuring Grandmaster Treez.
He also record a club banger with Black Rob (BR) titled Bring Them Out, off BR latest studio album Genuine Article.
– 2017 Recording new album which includes collaborations with Chris Brown, Fredro Starr, Rampage (Flip Mode), Poor Righteous Teachers plus more.
– July 2017 Afimi Music and 9ways Entertainment teamed up with Tamo Music Productions out of the UK to work on a Project with Zion the 10 year old pheonom out of Jamaica.
The project involving an “ABC” book geared towards educating the youth!
Last night was ? #EPIC. Thank you for all the love #Manchester NH and @TheShaskeenPub!! We felt the love and overwhelming support and we are grateful!! ?? ? ? ? #CaribbeanConnectionTour @DaRealCanibus @StephanieAdler0 @GMack085 #AfimiMusic n fam!! ??? pic.twitter.com/JJ8MrRFWZX
— Kali Ranks (@KaliRanks) 30 maart 2019