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E-Dee on the rise

E-Dee

Everton Charles Dennis, aka E-Dee, is a reggae singer and songwriter who mixes dancehall with hip hop and electronic genres.

E-Dee is an independent artist who, since his first official release in 2005, has reached the Jamaican Top Ten charts twice and starred in a feature film.

Born in Toll Gate, Clarendon, he is the youngest of 12 children. His mother died when he was young. After completing school, he travelled to Los Angeles, USA, and started a career in music and acting.

After studying music and acting at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, E-Dee began recording with local producers releasing mixtapes and booking shows. His reputation as an artiste then began to grow. In 2004, the 6 feet 5 inches tall entertainer met platinum producer Qmillion and he signed with Unseen Lab Recordings.

In 2005, he released his first official single R U Ready and his album JA 2 LA 2 DI World. Sales were strong in Japan, but it wasn't until 2007 that Jamaica began to know E-Dee as he burst on to the local music scene when his collaboration with Irie Love, Revolution, hit the top ten in Jamaica.

At the same time, his feature on Ms. Triniti's hit Bounce Along, landed in the Top 20 Billboard R&B/Hip hop, single sales charts.

In 2010, he made the Jamaican top ten charts again with Rightful Place. In 2011, E-Dee starred in Out the Gate, a feature film based on his life. The film was released to theatres in Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, Toronto and Jamaica.

E-Dee's most recent 2014 releases include collaborations Ghetto Yutes Rise featuring I-Octane and No Other Girl (I'm Sorry).

E-Dee's songs have been sought after by Hollywood appearing in the feature films I Think I Love My Wife, How She Move, Like Mike 2: Streetball and television shows Greek (TV Series), Blue Bloods and The Bad Girls Club.

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