American rapper, singer and songwriter DDG has released his new single, “Elon Musk”, featuring fellow rapper and songwriter Gunna.
DDG started making videos in 2015 when he was enrolled at Central Michigan University and later dropped out.
In 2018, the rapper signed to Epic Records, and later in 2020, he founded his own record label, Zooted Ent. with longtime managers, Eric O’Connor, Luis C. Arellano and Dimitri Hurt of MPM Partners.
On June 1, 2018, DDG released the single “Arguments”, which was certified Gold by the RIAA on April 15, 2020. On March 22, 2019, DDG released his second EP, Sorry 4 the Hold Up.
DDG released a music video for the song “Hold Up” from the EP, featuring Queen Naija, and it received over 15 million views on YouTube. On September 20, 2019, DDG released “Push”, the first single off his debut album, VALEDICTORIAN. DDG released the album on November 1, 2019.
On July 24, 2020, DDG released his single “Moonwalking in Calabasas”, which later received two remixes, the first featuring Blueface and the second featuring YG. It became DDG’s first song to enter the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 82. The song was certified platinum on June 3, 2021.
DDG and record producer OG Parker released the single “Money Long” featuring 42 Dugg on February 26, 2021. DDG released a collaborative mixtape with OG Parker, Die 4 Respect on March 19, 2021. It peaked at number 61 on the Billboard 200. On June 16, 2021, DDG was fan-voted as the tenth spot for the 2021 XXL Freshman List.