Multi-platinum Canton, OH, rapper and singer Trippie Redd releases his new album Life’s A Trip which includes his latest track "Taking A Walk" produced by Scott Storch (10K Projects/Caroline).
On his own terms, 19-year old Trippie Redd has impacted hip-hop culture being named "rap’s next Rockstar" by XXL, Mass Appeal, Pigeons & Planes, and Noisey. In addition to generating 1.2 billion-plus streams, he was named a Spotify "Rise Artist," Artist to Watch by Rolling Stone, and landed on the cover of the 2018 XXL "Freshman Class."
"Singing real shit that people all over the world can relate to— timeless", says Trippie. "Timeless music literally is a concept I can live on."
His singles "love scars" and "Dark Night Dummo" [feat. Travis Scott] are RIAA certified platinum. His songs "Poles 1469" and "Bust Down" are certified gold. He has collaborated with everyone from Travis Scott, Diplo, Julia Michaels, Lil Yachty, D.R.A.M., Alison Wonderland, 88 Rising and Rich The Kid.
Trippie’s breakout mixtapes A Love Letter To You and A Love Letter To You 2. hit the stratosphere in 2017. Praised for his lyrics as well as his style, he chronicles love and heartbreak from the streets and experience. Trippie became serious upon becoming a rapper upon encouragement from his older brother.
Trippie Redd would later get a scar tattoo on his face to honor him after died in a road accident in 2014 -- pushing Trippie to work harder on his music. He grew up being raised by his single-parent mother (his father was incarcerated since Trippie’s birth). Life’s A Trip continues to share Trippie’s eccentrically-wild world as seen through Trippie’s eyes. He finds influences from Gorillaz, Erykah Badu, Drake, Marilyn Manson, Tupac, Nirvana, and Lil Wayne (among others).