Diggy Simmons

Mar
16
New Music: Diggy Simmons – ‘Unexpected Arrival’ [Full Album]

Unexpected Arrival

Diggy Simmons follows in his famous father’s footsteps with the release of his debut album Unexpected Arrival, landing in stores Tuesday. The 12 tracks include collaborations with Jadakiss (“88”), Tank (“Special Occasion”), and Jeremih (“Do It Like You”), with production from Da Internz, Pop & Oak, and D’Mile.

“It has a lot of shock value to it and it’s definitely just a great project,” the 16-year-old phenom told Rap-Up TV. “Sonically it’s just something that you can listen to from top to bottom. Each song is different, but they all just feel great.”

See what Diggy has in store by streaming the entire album in advance.

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Mar
7
Diggy Simmons Rolls Out the Red Carpet at Album Listening

Unexpected Arrival

Even if Diggy Simmons is underage, he’s got a legacy to live up to when throwing a party, especially one featuring his first studio album. The bar at Tribeca Cinemas in New York City was filled with preening pre-teens, a Wonka-inspired candy spread, and colorful cocktails—sans liquor—as the 16-year-old freshman prepared to debut the entirety of Unexpected Arrival for a select crowd of industry folks and their shrieking mini plus-ones.

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Mar
1
Tracklisting: Diggy Simmons – ‘Unexpected Arrival’

Unexpected Arrival

Diggy Simmons touches down with the tracklisting for his debut Unexpected Arrival. The 12 tracks include collaborations with Jadakiss (“88″), Tank (“Special Occasion”), and Jeremih (“Do It Like You”), with three additional bonus cuts. Producers include Da Internz, Pop & Oak, and D’Mile.

“It has a lot of shock value to it and it’s definitely just a great project,” the 16-year-old MC told Rap-Up TV. “Sonically it’s just something that you can listen to from top to bottom. Each song is different, but they all just feel great.”

Witness the next generation of hip-hop royalty when the album hits stores on March 20.

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Feb
24
Video: Diggy Simmons f/ Jadakiss – ‘88’

Diggy Simmons

Hip-hop rookie Diggy Simmons balls with the big dawgs in the video for “88,” his collaboration with Jadakiss off his upcoming debut Unexpected Arrival (March 20). The 16-year-old phenom gets a co-sign from his uncle Russell Simmons and Jadakiss, who performs his gritty verse in a stairwell. Roll with the Jetsetter.

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Feb
23
New Music: Diggy Simmons f/ Jadakiss – ‘88’

88

Diggy Simmons displays rhymes beyond his 16 years on “88,” his hard-hitting collaboration with Jadakiss off his debut album Unexpected Arrival, landing March 20. Rev Run’s son boasts about his roots in hip-hop on Da Internz production (“Birthday Cake”). “You know my uncle taught Diddy, who turned around and taught Biggie/ And Biggie taught Jigga, so you can just imagine what he teaching me,” raps Diggy. Who gon’ stop him?

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Feb
9
Album Cover: Diggy Simmons – ‘Unexpected Arrival’

Unexpected Arrival

Diggy Simmons gets ready to take on the world with his debut album Unexpected Arrival. The project, which touches down March 20, includes the singles “Copy, Paste” and “Do It Like You” featuring Jeremih. The son of hip-hop royalty is seen pushing open the door to his bright future on the cover art. What lies ahead for the rap phenom?

Jan
21
Diggy Simmons Talks ‘Unexpected Arrival,’ Tour on ’106 & Park’

Diggy Simmons, Rocsi, and Terrence J

Fresh off his NAACP nomination for Outstanding New Artist, Diggy Simmons stopped by “106 & Park” to announce his album title Unexpected Arrival, “The Life of the Jetsetter” tour, the biggest compliment he received, his favorite hip-hop album of all time (Kanye West’s The College Dropout), his father Rev Run’s thoughts on today’s hip-hop, and brother Russy’s crush on Rocsi.

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