E-Dee is an independent artist, who since his first official release in 2005 has reached the Jamaican Top Ten charts twice, and recently starred in a feature film loosely based on his life entitled “Out the Gate”.
Dennis was born in Toll Gate in the Parrish of Clarendon, Jamaica the youngest of 12 children. His mother died when Everton was young. When he completed school, he traveled to Los Angeles to start his career in music and acting.
After studying music and acting at the Musicians Institute in Hollyood, E-Dee began recording with local producers releasing mixtapes, and started to book shows as his reputation grew. In 2004 The 6′ 5″ entertainer met platinum producer Qmillion and he signed with Unseen Lab Recordings. In 2005 he released his first official single “R U Ready” and subsequent 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 music scene in 2007 when his collaboration with Irie Love, “Revolution” hit the top ten in Jamaica, and was nominated for an EME award for best collaboration. At the same time his feature on Ms. Triniti’s hit “Bongce Along” was also in the Top Ten on the island as well as landing in the Top 20 Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop single sales charts.
In 2010 Dennis reached the Jamaican Top Ten charts again with “Rightful Place”. In 2011, Everton starred in “Out the Gate”, a feature film loosely based on his life, and the film was released to theaters in Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, Toronto, as well as Jamaica.
Newspaper Atlanta Daily World wrote the movie “appears to be on its way to becoming a classic”. Its DVD is due out for release July 2012.
Recent 2012 releases include the collaborations “Ghetto Yutes Rise” featuring I-Octane, “Girl I’ll come over” E-Dee featuring Wayne Wonder , and a solo release “Wine pon di Buddy”.
Dennis’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 the television show “Greek (TV Series)”.