Accomplished emerging artist, Tdot Illdude, has produced and written for chart topping artists. The phenom has also collaborated with some of music’s top talent, including Timbaland, Snoop Dogg and Meek Mill. Dot’s talent and persistence has landed him in places he’d never imagined. He has toured nationwide with Gourdan Banks and Wale. His performance stood out to famed rapper Meek Mill and the two have since fostered a genuine friendship with TDot being featured on two of Meek’s tracks — “Fasho” and “Problem”.
Tdot grew up in Willingboro, New Jersey and recalls having led a normal childhood with minimal outside pressure to grow up too fast. However, he evolved into a street entrepreneur as he reached his early teens. At only thirteen, the young businessman chose to diverge from his friends and attend the less popular high school beyond his hometown in efforts to improve his bottom line.
Although Tdot appreciated the business side of music, his love for the artform never vanished. In 2015, he moved to Los Angeles to wholeheartedly pursue music. Tdot quickly began networking and shopping his beats to top talent. Hit producer, Charlie Heat was one of the people he connected with early on – the two cultivated a creative business relationship, releasing various collaborative tracks and later launching a company together. That same year, Tdot released his popular single “Take Me Under.”
Last year, he was featured on Snoop Dogg’s track, “First Place” and performed at the Genesis Monday Night Football, which was the most watched television show of 2019. Coming off of a recent appearance on Chevy Woods’ “Since Birth,” Tdot Illdude is gearing up to release his own new music. Based on his track record, it is unlikely that he will disappoint. With nearly 35 million streams across platforms, placements on major platforms like Netflix, ESPN, Starz and a brand partnership with Ethika, Tdot has made exceptional strides in his career so far.
We got a chance to speak with Tdott to talk about his growing career, his project “Dopamine Damage” dropping next Friday, working with Timbaland, being inspired to take rapping serious, his dream collaboration + much more. Get into the interview below.
His musical inspirations, growing up in New Jersey?
Why he wanted to pursue music?
How was it working with Timbaland in 2017?
What Fans Should Expect From “Dopamine Damage” ?
Favorite Track Off Upcoming Project?
Message Behind Lead Single “Sinking” From Upcoming Project
Touring w/ Wale.
How Was It Working With Snoop Dogg on “First Place” Single?
From Meek Mill to Snoop Dogg, Who Was His Favorite To Work With?
His Dream Collaboration.
What the word RESPECT. Means To him?
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