DDG crown it first rapper to cross the YouTube space into hip-hop and make it big. The 23-year-old artist went from a successful vlogger to a platinum rhymer within a year. His 2020 track “Moonwalking in Calabasas” solidified his place in the game, proving he could make lasting success and chain it with consistent releases. Listen DDG‘s Die 4 Respect joint project with OG Parker, and “Impatient” with Coi Leray to hear solid bars and sharp production. At this point, the 2021 XXL First-year student The insurance of the 10th place winner permeates every recording, video and social post he publishes. That trust comes into play DDG moves through his version of XXL‘s ABC.
In four minutes, the Pontiac, Michigan native shares everything from the story behind his rap name to being a valedictorian at his high school as he hits the 26 letters of the alphabet. DDG starts off with a bit of flexibility for A. “AP,” he says, mentioning the Audemars Piguet watch valued at $ 75,000 on his wrist. In the same breath, he flexed the chopsticks he wore to the Freshman shoot, which took place in Atlanta in May, for B.
As DDG continues through the first half of the alphabet, he explains the acronym meaning of his name. “D, DDG, I’m the tallest,” he expresses. “Some people think it means ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’, some people think it means like a band. But it’s just me, those are my initials …” He also reveals his nickname at the same time.
Entering the second half of his ABC, the new-turned YouTuber boxer begins to brag about his success with the Letter J. DDG claims he will have a bunch of enemies in the YouTube comments section of this video. “J, jealousy, a lot of people are jealous of me,” he transmits. “They’re in the comments right now.”
For O, DDG speaks of this speech. “Original, I feel like the most original person on this list, you know what I mean?” he is boasting. “But you know, I fuck with everyone on the list, but I feel like I’m very, very original. Nobody does what I do in terms of crossover and coming from a different platform. of that platform. ”His YouTube family probably agrees.
His thoughts for the letter T are rather spicy. The Epic Records artist calls himself a toxic lover. “T, toxic,” admits DDG. “I’m very, very toxic, ladies. So, before you get involved with me, do your research.” Be careful.
Check out a clip from his farewell speech, why he feels underrated, overturning the chatter that he’s not nice and more in the DDG ABC below.