Born and raised in Detroit, MI. Now residing in Atlanta, GA, Earl "E.DOT" Hackney III has been producing for over 13 years and writing/performing/rapping for over 14 years. He has developed his style over the years by working with various producers,artists, and engineers who bring numerous amounts of flavors to the music world. E.dot has recently crossed over from the rap/hip-hop Genre to the Christian Rap genre. Once he received the calling of the lord on his life, E.Dot has not looked back. His debut album entitled “Motivational Speaking”,was released June 29th, 2009 and is available online at amazon, itunes, cd baby, napster and most online music stores.On top of recieving the award for Producer of the year at the Y.G.E.A(Youth Gospel Entertainment Awards)(sep.2009), E.DOT has also had the opportunity to have his work showcased on MTV, B.E.T and the ION Network and has shared the stage with huge acts such as New Edition, Lil Wayne, Barlow Girl, Shane &Shane, Francesca Battistelli,Echoing Angels, Rock City, Canton Jones, Tye Tribett and more. While currently, finishing up his Sophomore album, entitled, Life, Love, Beats and Rhymes,(set to release fall of 2013) E.Dot also finds time to produce for other talented artists such as Delra Harris and T-rep the Young Prayzr. His influences are Canton Jones, Kirk Franklin, Timbaland, Dr.Dre, Bryan Cox, N.E.R.D, Kanye West, and JUst Blaze. If asked to explain his style, he would simply state: "The sound of the Future"!!! E.Dot's Plan is to lead the youth in a positive way towards the truth of GOD and the purpose he has for us while we are here on earth. E.Dot sets an example by using witty hooks and innovative production to express him self, letting the world know;
It is cool to show your love for Jesus!!!!