Biography, Networth & Family Of Rapper, YouTuber & Entrepreneur DDG
Here is the complete biography of American rapper, YouTuber and entrepreneur Darryl Dwayne Granberry Jr, DDG.
Darryl Dwayne Granberry Jr., known professionally as DDG and PontiacMadeDDG, is an American rapper, YouTuber and entrepreneur from Pontiac, Michigan. He started making videos in 2015 when he was enrolled at his then College Central Michigan University and later dropped out. In 2018 he was signed by Epic Records, a subsidiary owned by Sony Music.
Darryl Dwayne Granberry Jr. was born in Pontiac, Michigan. He attended International Tech Academy, where he was class valedictorian. After high school, Darryl enrolled at Central Michigan University, where he later dropped out for what he says was making $30,000 per month being a Youtuber. After dropping out of Central Michigan, Darryl moved to Hollywood, California to be a full-time Entertainer.
DDG was interested in music at a young age. He made music as a child in the studio where his father was an engineer. His early music included a diss track on Lil Yachty, which was called, “Big Boat”. DDG released two songs in 2016 entitled, Balenciagas and Free Parties, both produced by Zaytoven. He also teamed up with Famous Dex for a song entitled, Lettuce. The track was initially released on DDG’s YouTube channel and had 500,000 views in 1 hour causing WorldstarHipHop to contact DDG to allow them to exclusively release the video.
On November 23, 2017, DDG released the single of his debut EP, “Givenchy”. The song received over 25 million views on YouTube. Complex identified “Givenchy” as a song “Bout to Blow in 2018”. On March 17, 2018, DDG released his debut EP, Take Me Serious.
After the release of Lettuce, DDG was contacted by major record labels, and in June 2018 signed a deal with Epic Records.
On June 1, 2018, DDG released his 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 featuring Queen Naija off of the EP, Sorry 4 the Hold Up and it received over 15 million views on YouTube.
On September 20, 2019, DDG released the first single off his debut album, titled “Push”. On November 1, 2019, DDG released his debut studio album, VALEDICTORIAN.