Desiigner.

Everybody knew Desiigner last year, but do people still keep up with him? Is it possible to like any other song besides “Panda”? Is Desiigner even worth mentioning? Is he even going anywhere with his career?

The answers to all of these questions are yes. Desiigner is currently at the top of his game ever since “Panda” was released and every song since has only further solidified his purpose in the game. Desiigner is without a doubt my guilty pleasure but also acts as my role model.

While the rapper is actually a month younger than me, I still look up to him for his idea of self-expression. His quick words and fast rhymes remind me of myself when I talk which often results in a mumbled mess. His stories are gripping and his messages are haunting, which result in intoxicating and entrapping singles. With every song, you can feel the hype and triumph that surrounds his life as he discusses the low points in his life and the struggles he had to push through. In his fast and powerful lines, nothing ever hints that he had an easy life nor did he actively chose to live one. The rapper is simply a product of his success and desire to vocalize his statements to the world. Luckily enough, Kanye West was one of those men to listen. Continue reading