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DeJ Loaf

Rapper DeJ Loaf, born Deja Trimble, grew up on the east side of Detroit, Michigan and started writing lyrics at a young age. She took music more seriously in high school, after she quit playing basketball at the junior varsity level. At some point she established her stage name, with DeJ pronounced similar to "beige" and Loaf a reference to her footwear preference. Through a period that included a few semesters of attending Saginaw Valley State and working as a janitor at a Chrysler factory, she continued to develop her talent but didn't gain much traction. In July 2014, two years after she released her first mixtape, she uploaded "Try Me," a low-key, melodic track produced by Ypsilanti native DDS, which caught the attention of Drake, who referenced it on Instagram. The platinum-selling star's acknowledgment increased DeJ's profile exponentially and set off a wave of unauthorized versions from fellow rappers. (DeJ did approve of a version that featured a verse from Wiz Khalifa.) She signed to Columbia, released a second mixtape, and appeared on the Aftermath release "Detroit vs. Everybody" beside fellow Detroiters Eminem, Royce da 5'9", Big Sean, Danny Brown, and Trick Trick. Columbia's official release of "Try Me" reached the Top Ten of Billboard's Hot Rap Songs chart. Second single "We Good," also produced by DDS, was released as her second major-label single. After a handful of headlining gigs, she closed out 2014 by opening for fan Erykah Badu at Detroit's Fox Theatre. In 2015 she issued the #AndSeeThatsTheThing EP along with the hit single "Back Up" featuring Big Sean. In 2016, Loaf dropped a mixtape, All Jokes Aside, and another created in collaboration with Jacquees, Fuck a Friend Zone, appeared in 2017. In December 2016, Loaf told journalists that her first full-length album would be titled Liberated, and her manager added that the album was "90% done" and expected to appear in 2017. ~ Andy Kellman
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Stations Featuring
DeJ Loaf

    New R&B First

    New R&B First
    1 song

    New Hip-Hop First

    New Hip-Hop First
    1 song

    Top Hip-Hop

    Top Hip-Hop
    1 song

    Hip-Hop Party

    Hip-Hop Party
    1 song

    Top Jams [Clean]

    1 song

Albums by
DeJ Loaf

Top Songs by
DeJ Loaf

  1.   Song
  2.   Back Up by Big Sean
  3.   Try Me
  4.   Me U & Hennessy by Lil Wayne
  5.   No Fear
  6.   We Be On It
  7.   Goals
  8.   Money On The Flo
  9.   Make Money
  10.   Chase Mine
  11.   Hey There
  12.   Hey There by Future
  13.   Me U & Hennessy
  14.   Desire
  15.   We Winnin'
  16.   I Don't Know
  17.   Problem featuring Gt
  18.   Back Up
  19.   We Good
  20.   Bitch Please
  21.   Keep Going
  22.   Been on My Grind
  23.   Easy Love
  24.   Grinding
  25.   On My Own
  26.   Blood featuring Birdman
  27.   Butterflies
  28.   Blah Blah Blah
  29.   Bird Call
  30.   Possible
  31.   Die 4 It
  32.   Bout That
  33.   Im Gon Win
  34.   Who Am I
  35.   Never
  36.   Ayo
  37.   How
  38.   I Got It
  39.   Vibes
  40.   Givin N Takin

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