BMI songwriter D Menz was born on the south side of Chicago on August 6, 1988. The offspring of two industry cool's Devon's father (Ron b) was a session musician for jive records and Devon’s mother (Diana Coye) was a hired singer for Def Jam (Formerly Def City) L.A. office. She was a hired singer for an RnB soul group called silver shadow. Devon was surely to grow up with industry in his blood regardless of the path he chooses. From an early age Devon had a love for music; watching his father work with legendary house artist Lee Hagard (Mr. Lee) for hours gave Devon fresh and firsthand insight on putting records together and creative decision-making. By witnessing this at the ripe age of six. Devon made his first house track and soon his first song followed. Fast-forwarding to this moment Devon has been under the tutelage from numerous producers. To name a few Johnny Bravo, Darnell Beasley, Stress Gotti, Lamonz Logan, and his father Ronald Simpson. All of them helped develop his sound in some form or fashion. D Menyce is also influenced by some of the greats such as Jay Z, Timbaland, Kanye West, Just Blaze, Dr. Dre, Tupac, T-Minus, Noah Goldstein, and Pusha T.
Devon is currently the chairman of Champion Music Entertainment alongside childhood friend Mitchell Sanders champion music is a force. Devon's production was featured on the single "Please" Phatal feat. Multi platinum artist Bobby Valentino on the hook. Currently Champion Music Group is working with numerous projects to bring a new sound to the music industry. Champion music is currently signing musicians, producers, songwriters, rappers, and singers who are capable of benefiting the company. Currently D Menz dips and dabbles in everything. To name a few rapping, singing, songwriting, marketing, mixing and mastering. D Menyce has been paying his dues for years but he feels the timing is beginning to align with his efforts. D Menz Quotes “Champion Music Entertainment is not just a type of music it’s a type of lifestyle.”