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We’re super excited to have the guy responsible for the hottest song the radio right now, Desiigner, at our Dub Car Show this May so we want to help you get to know him better before the concert.

Here are a few facts you probably didn’t know about Desiigner:

  • Before the Brooklyn-born rapper was chopping’ bricks like Jackie Chan, he got shot when he was just 14 years old
  • He got 14 million YouTube views in just one month
  • Kanye West had him open for his The Life of Pablo concert at Madison Square Garden
  • His grandfather was a well-known blues musician
  • He sung in the choir as a kid
  • His hit song comes from his obsession with a car that looks like a panda

Check out more little known facts about Desiigner below, and get your tickets for 97.9 The Beat + NOS Energy Drink Dub Car Show & Concert here.