A.Dot hosts the morning show on BBC 1Xtra from 7-10am.
For an emerging figure in the world of performance and broadcasting, Amplify Dot’s CV is not exactly short of impressive entries. Also known as A.Dot, this charismatic, witty and thoughtful MC has already collaborated with Busta Rhymes, appeared on stage with Missy Elliott, scored phenomenal underground success with self-released mixtapes, and even launched her own clothing range. And now, having released records via the Virgin label last year, she is ready to embark on a new phase of her career, as a BBC Radio 1Xtra DJ on the breakfast show, having previously hosted ‘The Dotty Show’, Monday – Friday, 13.00 – 16.00.
After dropping her ‘Born Ready’ mixtape in 2011 and putting out the singles Get Down, Kurt Cobain and I’m Good with Virgin in 2013, A.Dot’s profile started to grow beyond the underground. During visits to both 1Xtra and Radio 1 to promote these records, A.Dot’s relaxed approach in interviews and witty repartee drew a great response from DJ’s and audience alike. Trevor Nelson was so impressed by A.Dot’s 1Xtra Live Lounge performance that he invited her to co-host his 2013 Christmas Eve show.
Shortly after this, she was offered further guest slots by the station and this eventually led to her being offered a permanent show on the station beginning in September 2014. Quite clearly, this is the start of something bigger for Dot, and we will be hearing and seeing more of her in the very near future.
Coalition Talent act as DJ booking agent for Amplify Dot.