Adam George Dyment (born 27 August 1982), better known by his stage name Duke Dumont, is an English DJ and record producer. He is best known for the singles “Need U (100%)”, “I Got U” and “Won’t Look Back” which both reached number 1 and 2 in the UK Singles Chart respectively. He owns the record label Blasé Boys Club and has also used it as an alias for production. He has remixed a number of songs, including several which have charted in the United Kingdom. In 2014, “Need U (100%)” was nominated for “Best Dance Recording” for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.
According to his official Twitter page, he also has a high IQ scoring between 133 and 149.
Duke’s early career was mentored by Switch (who has produced for Beyoncé, M.I.A., Santigold) and he made his name remixing pop songs, including Lily Allen’s “The Fear”, Mystery Jets’ “Two Doors Down” and Bat for Lashes’ “Daniel”.
In March 2007 he released his first EP, the Regality EP for Turbo Recordings which was followed in August 2008 by The Dominion Dubs EP on Dubsided. Duke mixed the 2010 FabricLive.51 compilation album for London nightclub Fabric.
In 2011 he moved out of London to the Hertfordshire countryside to focus on original material.