Whereas many have goals of achieving stardom via a music profession, DDG dished on a probably extra profitable avenue to success: streaming and video creation!
The rapper, who acquired his begin as a YouTube content material creator and continues to add on the platform, spoke on the topic via Twitter on Tuesday.
Seemingly with out provocation, DDG dove right into a comparability between what he earns as a rapper and what he makes via YouTube. Particularly, he shared that YouTubers and streamers “earn more money than rappers,” and he went so far as so as to add that “it’s not even shut.”
ngl.. youtubers/streamers earn more money than rappers & it’s not even shut
— DDG (@PontiacMadeDDG) December 6, 2022
Twitter Discusses DDG’s Proclamation
As is the case for conditions like this, folks swiftly started to chime in on-line. Nonetheless, slightly than tearing into DDG, many agreed together with his assertion.
No lies advised..humbly tho https://t.co/GIJOnxPXhW
— HIM (@ArmoneyWarren) December 7, 2022
I’ve been saying this. When my mates within the trade began breaking shit right down to me I questioned why anybody would even wanna be a rapper. Some folks would have been higher off simply going to school and changing into a dentist or one thing. https://t.co/zdkGfEro2Y
— 🛸 (@brokeandcheap) December 7, 2022
Largely, the rationale was behind the truth that musicians are sometimes indebted to their labels.
Duhh they don’t owe a label every thing https://t.co/JIXMZZtrKM
— Ms.Clever_Tactics (@CleverTactixs) December 7, 2022
i imagine it.. they don’t owe no person, all people owe them fr 😭😭 https://t.co/alxpN2oUyp
— Mo Sleaze 🖤 (@Bigmo72_) December 7, 2022
that is true trigger most rappers don’t see all their very own cash most of it goes again into their music on high of them blowing all of it to maintain up appearances.
— kaykay 🍀 (@1cashkay) December 7, 2022
Fellow musician Cochise additionally agreed with DDG’s assertion. The truth is, the “Hatchback” artist even revealed that he’s been expressing comparable sentiments “for years.”
I BEEN SAYING THIS FOR YEARS
— MR. PROFESSOR (@cochise) December 7, 2022
Varied YouTubers and Twitch streamers jumped into the dialog as nicely, together with Mr. Beast, KSI, and Steady Ronaldo.
— MrBeast (@MrBeast) December 7, 2022
YouTube/Streaming = most cash
Music = most respect mainstream sensible
Boxing = most respect on-line sensible
— ksi (@KSI) December 7, 2022
youtubers/streamers join approach higher with their viewers imo then artists by way of working with them and i feel that results in extra $ / maintaining with each day developments/concepts
— FaZe Ronaldo (@StableRonaldo) December 6, 2022
Despite the widespread settlement, it was additionally said that the comparability relies on how poppin’ the rapper is.
Eh,I’d say the highest high tier rappers making extra, however greater than your common rapper, yeah
— 🥷🏻 (@Sorry4TheDs) December 6, 2022
I really feel like bro wouldn’t be saying this if he noticed success as a rapper. 🤷🏾♂️ https://t.co/mhShs9AKoi
— BIG DASHER 🦌🎄 (@waco_warren) December 7, 2022
Idk no more than @lilbaby4PF & @lildurk https://t.co/YCgiiu4byH
— CBFW 🖕🏽❤️🔥 (@kisses4jha) December 7, 2022
I disagree, A longtime trade rapper makes extra money then a longtime YouTuber
— Domo (@RIPMAMBA15OO) December 7, 2022
Others questioned why, if what he says is true, DDG would proceed to pursue music when he might totally decide to YouTube as a substitute. Nonetheless, the reply was easy: “ardour for it and one other earnings.”
Ardour for it and one other earnings lol?
— Brandon Samuels (@BSHD_Unity) December 6, 2022
Not every thing is thrived by cash lol. He prolly simply acquired a ardour for it
— DIO (@aye_dio) December 7, 2022
He Mentioned What He Mentioned!
Regardless of what folks might need to say, DDG doubled down on his remark with a follow-up tweet.
“I ain’t arguing wit no n***a I’m richer than.. lol you bought it lol bro.”
i ain’t arguing wit no nigga i’m richer than.. lol you bought it lil bro 😂
— DDG (@PontiacMadeDDG) December 7, 2022
Humorously, DDG additionally known as on Mr. Beast to again him up and “drop a screenshot of [his] analytics web page.”
Gon head again me up twin.. drop a screenshot of yo analytics web page actual fast 😂 https://t.co/PoJ8NQr8YC
— DDG (@PontiacMadeDDG) December 7, 2022
DDG Stays Stirring Up Dialog On Social Media
This example comes on the heels of DDG changing into the discuss of the Twitter timeline for sharing his “actual voice”
As The Shade Room beforehand reported, the humorous second went down throughout an look on the Dope As Common podcast, and he left each hosts and Twitter customers in awe!
DDG reveals his “REAL voice”… there ain’t no approach 😭 pic.twitter.com/UaWDHqISaZ
— Rap Marathon (@RapMarathon_) November 24, 2022
What do you concentrate on DDG’s assertion about YouTubers and streamers bringing in additional dough than rappers?