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Run at his fingertips, it would have been easy for Diggy to ask for industry favors, or at least some pointers. When asked if "Run's House" has been a roadblock for people taking him as a serious rapper, Diggy simply shrugs it off. And one of those questions on youn fans' minds: Is Diggy dating Jessica Jarrell, the teenage model and singer? Although he was listening to it before the interview, Diggy wouldn't give up details other than "it has a really dope feature that makes the song incredible." The Queens, N.
Y.-born rapper didn't visit Baltimore growing up, but Diggy lights up when talking about the city, saying there was " a lot of love" when he was here in July for the BET 106 & Park Tour.
"I didn't have intentions to even make [music] a serious career or a career at all. He's a supportive dad who's on the bleachers cheering. But I'm single." Diggy said he's spent half a year completing his debut album.
I just had a lot to get off my chest." With the expertise of Uncle Russell and Rev. He never said, 'You should change this line or be a certain way.'" After building buzz from his remix of Asher Roth's "She Don't Wanna Man" and earning blog-love from Kanye West for his freestyle over Nas' "Made You Look," Diggy signed with Atlantic Records on his 15th birthday. A lot of the time, people don't want to be happy for people, like putting Jay-Z in the Illuminati because no one's ever seen success like his." Haters could be hard to hear over Diggy's screaming fans, many of them young girls. The first single, the Pop and Oak-produced "Copy, Paste," is out now, and a second single drops this month.
Diggy Simmons is the fourth child of Joseph Simmons and his wife and is an actor, singer, and rapper by profession.
He has made his name in the television sector for being the reality star of ' Run's House', an MTV reality television show.
But for Diggy — who raps without using his famous last name — it's the curse that makes the 16-year-old rapper's story interesting.
The struggle for Diggy, born Daniel Simmons III, wasn't just the pressure of being born into rap royalty, but also growing up on camera.
A lot of people think I started rapping to follow in my dad's [Russell Simmons of Run DMC] footsteps, but for me it wasn't like that.