T. Dot Raines was born and raised in one of the most dangerous neighborhoods located on the westside of Detroit,Mi known as Linwood Avenue. He is no amateur
when it comes to making music, T. Dot has been rapping and writing his own lyrics since his teen years. Continuing to perfect his craft he was the youngest members in one of Detroits Hottest groups “Rock Bottom Entertainment” and later signed to a Music Group known as “MIC”. Tragedy after tragedy T. Dot was ready to retire the mic after experiencing multiple deaths in his family especially after the death of his favorite cousin whose life was taken suddenly.
Driven by defeat was T. Dot’s only motto, he decided to get back in the booth and share what he had learned and experienced and turn it into a masterpiece. In May of 2020 he signed to A1 Entertainment a record label owned by his childhood friend. With so many experiences to reflect on and lessons learned the booth has been his only outlet. T. Dot Raines is best known for spitting catchy metaphors, being a voice of the streets and would consider hisself a witty street poet. With no time to look back T. Dot has been putting in overtime to get the streets what they have been patiently waiting for.