Kendall E. AKA Gulf Coast Balla, rapper, songwriter, poet, & comedian was born in Pensacola, FL. From a small child, Kendall knew that he had a gift to reach many people. His mother Diane has and is still a key factor and motivator as he pursues his dream. She raised Kendall with the best foundation of morals and values that money can’t buy.
Over the years, Kendall has had the pleasure of working with several well known artists that played a major role of mentorship in his career; Thrill Da Playa from the 69 Boyz and T-Pain. Thrill’s motivation, encouragement and jewels were priceless gifts on his journey. Kendall worked with T-Pain during the early years of his career, when he was a member of Nappy Headz in Tallahassee, FL. They had the pleasure of touring with Field Mob, who were also a major influence on Kendall’s Career.
Surrounding himself around these artist empowered him to do what he wanted musically and creatively. They were such a huge impact on Kendall because being in their presence allowed him to see firsthand someone start at the bottom and rise to the top. It is Kendall’s desire to inspire up and coming artist in this same fashion. He is spreading his wings to embrace new opportunities and territories and hoping to help others along the way