STD presents: Desiigner
S.T.D. and the Chengdu ‘up and coming’ Club Nox are joining hands to bring the Panda rapper Desiigner to Arkham.
Desiigner rose to prominence in 2016 after the release of his debut single “Panda”, which reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. In February 2016, rapper and producer Kanye West (who sampled “Panda” for his seventh album The Life of Pablo), announced Desiigner’s signing to his GOOD Music imprint, under the aegis of Def Jam Recordings.
In December, 2015, Desiigner released his commercial debut single, titled “Panda” on SoundCloud, and later on iTunes. The song was re-released on February 2016. The song won Whatup TV Africa Music Video Awards, Billboard Top Streaming song, Billboard Top Rap song. On February 11, 2016, Desiigner signed a recording contract with Kanye West’s GOOD Music imprint, under the aegis of Def Jam Recordings.
On May 5, 2016, producer Mike Dean announced that he would be serving as the executive producer for Desiigner’s upcoming debut studio album. In June 2016, XXL magazine revealed their annual “Freshmen Class” for 2016, and Desiigner was included on the list with nine other new artists. On June 26, 2016, Desiigner released his first full-length mixtape, titled New English on Tidal, following a live premiere of the mixtape on June 22. On July 21, 2016, Desiigner premiered the track, called “Tiimmy Turner”, which was released as a single on iTunes the next day.
Desiigner appeared as a special guest on the Netflix series Bill Nye Saves the World. On November 7, 2017 it was reported that Bangtan Sonyeondan (BTS) will release a remix of their song “Mic Drop” featuring Desiigner and it was said that the remix was made by Steve Aoki.
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