David Hodges aka 3D

David Hodges aka 3D

 New York City, New York, USA
BandPop

Biography

David 3D Hodges Writer, Singer, Producer, Dancer, Actor and overall Entertainer, was born on April 30th , 1989 to Norman & Ellis Hodges at a very early age it was clear that music was his destiny.

As a child David’s exposure to the church influenced his creativity and fostered his love of music. The church he attended with his family was the springboard for his first performances, and his experimentation with writing poetry. The church was also where he began to teach himself to play the piano and other musical instruments at the tender age of nine years old.

The rejection of a childhood crush prompted David to turn his love for poetry toward writing lyrics. He started playing his original songs for friends at the age of 11. An uncle heard David performing and recruited him to record vocals for a studio session in New York. David was hooked after his first experience and decided to pursue his dream of being a recording artist.

David continued to play his music wherever it would be heard, filling auditoriums for solo performances at local schools and appearing with choirs. He traveled all over the world for three years as a teenager, sharing his passion for music and his original songs during visits to four countries in Africa, the island of Jamaica and the state of Alaska. David graduated high school with top scholastic honors and attended Anderson University in Indiana on a leadership scholarship.

He recorded his first EP while still at university, doing double-duty as singer and producer for the track. David left Anderson during his third year to sing and produce full-time. He made his first live radio appearance on WPFW, 89.3FM with host Michelle Noodles Smith in Washington, D. C., and his first live television on Bronx.net TV performing his original compositions.

Encouragement from family, friends and a growing number of fans prompted David to continue performing his original music. Some of those loyal fans noted the triple repeat of the letter “D” in his name and dubbed him “3D.” David liked the tag and included it as part of his stage name.

David’s musical influences continue to be double- and triple-threat artists who write, perform and produce original music and maintain lasting relationships with their fans. Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, R. Kelly and D’Angelo were three of the first R&B singers/composers 3D identified with as a fledgling singer/songwriter. He later added Prince and Ne-yo to that stellar list. 3D is determined to have their staying power in the music business through dedication to his art and the special connection he is already building with his growing fan base.

Through a friend David’s music reached Clynt A. Levy son of George “Sweet G” Godfrey, CEO of the CAM Agency NYC, where he is now a client. He now has the necessary guidance and representation to take his aspirations to the next level. Sweet G, a world-famous pioneer and recording artist whose work include “games people play “, as the first rapper to sing on a hip hop track his work is viewed as a hip-hop classic). He has also worked with, some top acts like Angie Stone, U2, Fat Boys, Run DMC and the Beastie Boys to name a few.

Watch out for this future superstar with his hit single “Angel” on the radio, in the clubs or concert halls near you.