Diggy Simmons

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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Jan
19
Diggy Simmons Announces Album Title

Diggy Simmons

Diggy Simmons is ready to fulfill his expectations. After teasing fans, the son of rap royalty Rev Run has revealed the title of his debut album.

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Jan
9
Diggy Simmons to Headline ‘Life of the Jetsetter’ Tour

The Life of the Jetsetter Tour

Fresh off the “Scream” tour, Diggy Simmons is heading back out on the road. The teen sensation will embark on “The Life of the Jetsetter” tour, an intimate six-date trek, on February 10 in Atlanta, stopping in Memphis, Kansas City, New York, and Philadelphia, before closing February 19 in Washington, D.C.

The rap phenom, whose debut album is due this spring, will be joined by Jacob Latimore, The OMG Girlz, Jawan Harris, and rap duo TK-N-Ca$h as he jets from city to city. See an itinerary below.

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Dec
16
Rap-Up TV: Diggy Simmons Picks His Top 5 Albums of 2011

As the year comes to a close, Diggy Simmons weighs in on his top 5 favorite albums of 2011. During a backstage interview on the “Scream” tour, the hip-hop prodigy acknowledged his peers including the singer with 2011’s biggest-selling album, a West Coast newcomer, pregnant pop icon, one of Young Money’s shining stars, and Jay-Z and Kanye West’s collaborative effort.

“I was excited about that since they announced it,” Diggy told Rap-Up TV of Watch the Throne. “Those are my two favorite hip-hop artists and they’ve been innovative to our culture and hip-hop in general.”

Find out who else Diggy was digging this year.

Dec
15
Diggy Simmons Gives Back for the Holidays

Diggy Simmons and Kevin Jonas

Diggy Simmons made the holidays a little merrier for the young patients at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital on Wednesday (Dec. 14). The 16-year-old rap phenom made bedside visits, handed out holiday gift bags, signed posters, and took photos with the children.

Following his hospital visit, a dapper Diggy made his way to St. Jude’s holiday party at Brooks Brothers’ flagship store in NYC where he participated in their “Thanks and Giving” campaign. He decorated holiday cookies, ornaments, and cards with the St. Jude patients, bringing joy to their faces.

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Dec
7
Video: Diggy Simmons f/ Jeremih – ‘Do It Like You’

Diggy Simmons

Diggy Simmons falls head over heels in love in the video for “Do It Like You,” the second single from his upcoming debut. The Phil the God-directed clip was filmed at an amusement park in California and co-stars Jeremih.

“It’s amazing. You’ve never seen me in this way before,” Diggy told Rap-Up TV. “It’s gonna be a big video and it’s my best video.”

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