A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, who’s birth name is Artist J. Dubose, is a rapper from the Bronx in New York. He is otherwise known as A Boogie, which should not be confused with the rapper Boogie because the two are very different apart from their names and profession. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie was born on the 6th of December, 1995.
A Boogie’s career began with his first solo album, Artist, which he released in February of 2016. His song My Sh*t is his most popular single to date, and it was released from the aforementioned album, Artist. This album landed him in an issue of Forbes magazine, where he was featured as being on a list of up-and-coming rappers.
Other than his catchy name, the appeal of A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie remains in his ability to combine melodic beats with smooth lyrics. His song “Still Think About You”, for example, talks about a relationships with two people; wherein, the narrator feel betrayed by an ex and compares the feeling to being stabbed in the back. When he raps, it doesn’t forced: it sounds authentic. He uses a combination of singing and rapping to create radio-perfect songs that touches the people who listen to his music. Going back to the previous example, “Still Think about You”, is a song that fans love because it’s relatable; everyone has felt heartbreak from either a friend, an ex, or a family member. A Boogie presents a versatility that is seldom found in the genre of rap nowadays.
With just two albums out there, A Boogie has managed to gain over eight million views on YouTube. With his quick rise to fame, A Boogie managed to open for Drake in Madison Square Garden. His Youtube channel contains several of his songs; however, it currently only has about three of his music videos available.
A Boogie started writing lyrics to songs when he was thirteen years old and in 2014, he recorded his first song in-studio. He split much of his time between New York and Florida; however, he officially moved to Florida in 2015 because he caused trouble in New York.
In 2016, A Boogie released a second album called TBA. This title does not stand for “To Be Announced”; instead, it’s an acronym for “The Bigger Artist”.
A Boogie’s life isn’t a tale of someone who had everything handed to them; rather, he gave from the Bronx and worked his way to fame through hard work. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie is one of those rare artists who do not depend on a label; instead, he has self-released all of his current albums. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie has developed greatly as an artist and he is doing incredibly well for himself, considering he’s made a career from releasing his own songs rather than using a label.