Rapper Sexyy Red has been making waves in the hip-hop industry in the past couple of months, proving that she’s here for the long haul. As her talent and unique style continue to gain mass recognition, especially from big names like Drake, many may wonder– who is she?
Sexyy Red Joins Drake & 21 Savage On “It’s All A Blur Tour” As Opening Act
Sexyy Red has received a significant opportunity to showcase her talent on the highly-anticipated It’s All A Blur Tour. The 23-year-old rapper will open for superstars Drake and 21 Savage for the remaining tour dates.
Day by day, Sexyy Red’s star continues to rise as she makes her mark in the rap scene. Artists from all corners of the industry are recognizing her talent, and none more so than Drake himself.
After his performance at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, Drake was captivated by Sexyy Red and decided to add her as the opening act for the rest of the It’s All A Blur Tour. This significant co-sign from one of the biggest names in music is a testament to Sexyy Red’s artistry and potential. Sexy Red shared a viral photo of her and Drake on Instagram.
The caption read, “ I’m yo favorite rapper favorite rapper.” Get ready as the “Pound Town” rapper gets ready to serve as the opening act for the rest of the “It’s All A Blur Tour”, hitting the stage before Drake and 21 Savage.
Fans Excited To See Sexxy Red
Sexyy Red took to social media platforms, Twitter and Instagram, to share the exciting news with her fans. The tour, which has been selling out stadiums nationwide, will make stops in California, Texas, and other major West Coast and Southern cities.
Fans of both Sexyy Red and the headliners, Drake and 21 Savage, have expressed their excitement and anticipation for the upcoming shows.
Twitter user @amygabriellaa couldn’t contain her enthusiasm, exclaiming, “YOU MEAN TO TELL ME IM FINNA SEE DA QUEEN HERSELF & DRAKE ????” Another fan, @Hoef00ds, shared their excitement, saying, “As if this weekend couldn’t get any better!!!!!!!! YALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I’m SCREAMING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
Updated By: Catherine Dallum (8/16/23 at 5:11 pm)
Sexxy Red On The Rise
Sexyy Red is a St. Louis, MO native who began rapping in 2019. She has created a fanbase utilizing sexually charged lyrics in a relatable fashion while also showing authenticity in her music videos.
At the beginning of her career, the Ghetto Superstar artist began posting her music on her YouTube channel. Her earliest song, “Slide Remix,” garnered over 200,000 views on the platform.
The young rapper’s style of music is similar to fellow rappers, GloRilla, and Ice Spice. All three have relatable lyrics while also featuring their friends in their music videos to simulate authenticity to their audience.
Sexxy Red Takes Over Social Media
The “Thousand Juggs” rapper is no stranger to being the topic of conversation.
Her single “Poundtown” has been the talk of Twitter, causing a non-stop buzz. The song was produced by Tay Keith and exhibited a fun flow with a solid bassline.
The song has been well received on social media, with fans requesting a remix to the song, and making their own verse just for fun.
Saucy Santana tweeted, “ I wanna remix ‘Pound Town’!!! I love that song in the club.”
Fellow rapper Kidd Kenn also made his own verse to the popular song.
The “Push Start” rapper has even secured a feature with rapper NLE Choppa for his song “Slut Me Out,” also featuring rapper Sukihana. This is not the only collaboration between the “Slob On My Ckat” singer and the “Throw Dat Thang” rapper.
In October 2022, the two paired up for another song called “Born By The River.”
According to Sexxy Red’s interview with Off The Porch, the song was inspired by a vine that went viral where the song, originally sung by Sam Cooke was remixed with a more modern/urban flare.
Known for going viral with shocking lyrics that stick, Sexyy Red has cracked the code to succeeding in the rap game and is slowly becoming part of the mainstream roster.
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Originally Written By: Deaundre Barnes
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