, 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 phenom out of Jamaica.
– May 2019 was featured in the highly anticipated album "Evolution Music (Global Edition)" by the hot new upcoming producer "Armada The Producer". Kali Ranks debuted his new single "New Love" as well as a debuting "Can't Wait" which featured the newest Latin sensation STEPHANIE ADLER.
- August 2019 Kali Ranks returns with a full length album called "Living Legends" that featured multi-platinum artists like Ms. Lauryn Hill, Chris Brown , Black Rob , Canibus , Onyx and more.
Kali Ranks is currently in production phase with producer Armada The Producer and Stephanie Adler working on new releases.