DOUGIE B READY TO “WRECK” ON NEW SINGLE WITH YAGI B OUT NOW
WATCH THE VIDEO HERE
WATCH THE LIFE OF DOUGIE B VLOG HERE
Back with more heat, the Bronx rap phenomenon Dougie B unveils an intense and infectious new single and video titled “Destroy” with Yagi B today through Archives of the Republic.
To listen “Destroy” –HERE. Watch the music video for “Wreck” -HERE.
On the track, incisive drilling production rumbles as he launches into a rapid, raw stream of fire. As the bass resonates, his narration begins, “Run so fast they don’t tell him where his shoes are.”Yagi B ends with an equally hard-hitting cameo. Together they deliver an explosive and engaging anthem with thrilling lyrical mastery. The music video matches the energy as the duo and crew stroll through a New York playground performing their signature “geeking” dance moves.
Sharing more than his music, this week Dougie B launched a new YouTube vlog series titled “The life of Dougie B.” The show follows his daily activity as he elevates his rap career while maintaining his fun personality. Watch the first episode — HERE.
It lands in the wake of its eventful summer which includes the release of “UZI.” Upon his arrival, he received critical applause. HotNewHipHop Noted, “His flow is very energetic and relentless; it looks like he barely stops to breathe for the two and a half minutes of the song,” and declared, “Dougie B has proven to be an important figure in the New York drilling scene.” DJ Booth also boasted it among “10 rappers you should know right now on Audiomack” and praised, “On scattered percussion and sampled strings, Dougie B hurls threats and brags in a hoarse cry, turning something that once belonged to the internet into something intensely regional.” Also Variety included it in their highlight”The voice of New York is Drill” while COMPLEX applauded him in their feature film, “Sample Drill takes over New York rap.”
It just paves the way for more music from Dougie B soon.
Accumulating tens of millions of streams, it made waves on Kay Herdis viral “Shake it” [feat. Cardi B, Dougie B, & Bory300]landing on New York Times‘ coveted feature The reading list and one of Billboard“Best songs of 2002 so far.” Meanwhile, Huffington Post Note “highlights New York’s ever-evolving drilling scene.“Complex went so far as to crown it “key player” in the New York Sample Drill movement.
“I’m back” and “Forever On It” finally made their way to retail stores. He first teased the songs on YouTube, causing a flurry of excitement in the process. The percussive and hypnotic “Forever On It” surpassed 6 million views when it was first uploaded to Kay Herdof YouTube and rose to number one on YouTube “Tendency.” Maintaining this momentum, the irresistible moment “I’m back” also jumped to #7 on “Tendency.” The two-pack highlights the strength of his airtight flow and his knack for a knockout hook. These songs affirm Dougie B as one of New York’s hottest rising stars right now, earning him a performance on the upcoming Ride hard in New York festival.
The 20-year-old Bronx rapper has independently earned millions of views and streams of his music as part of a rising new vanguard alongside brothers-in-arms Kay Herd and B-Lovee. Their quintessence “Brotherly Love” has amassed nearly 24 million views to date and started a whole Bronx drilling movement informed by their grim realities. He recently made his Billboard Hot 100 debuts with “Shake it” next to Kay Herd and Cardi Bwith the track’s video garnering 26 million views on YouTube and earning major looks from Fork, Billboard, Initiated, Complex, Source, and more. It also impressively surpassed 3 million monthly listeners on Spotify.
ABOUT DOUGIE B
Dougie B walked through the flames of life and emerged on the other side with a mighty, powerful story to share. The 20-year-old rapper from Bronx, NY, opens with no shortage of street spunk and mesmerizing hypnotic hooks, earning tens of millions of views and streams independently as part of a rising new vanguard alongside of Kay Herd and B-Lovee. He immediately turned to music when he was a child. He was first inspired by watching his uncle rap. At just 13, he witnessed the tragedy firsthand when his father died after a series of epileptic seizures. He moved upstate with his mother, but their relationship broke down and he moved back to town. Between two passages in the streets, he listened to people like Gunna, young thug, G Herbo, Chief Keef, Kodak Blackand the late King Von. In and out of prison, he spent a year behind bars before returning home in the summer of 2020. He partnered with Sha-ek and Kay Herd on the firecracker “More Dougie B Free”, racking up over 2 million views on YouTube. Next to Kay Herd and B-Loveehe dropped “Brotherly Love” in 2021, amassing north of 20 million views. Other hymns included ” Geek “ with CHII WVTTZ, SETTING THE TRENDand CBLU as good as “Turn” with B-Lovee. With all that momentum, he caught the attention of Archives of the Republic and signed a deal with the label at the peak of 2022. Now he approaches acting with unbridled ambition on a string of 2022 singles and his debut project.
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