Detroit’s latest rapper Dej Loaf just signed her deal with mega-label Columbia Records. Her “Try Me” single went viral as an indie and it was a no-brainer for the Sony Music family. Dej Loaf’s highly animated style made for a surprising twist, as even her label mate T.I. assumed her to be a man.  There has not been a woman merge into the industry with a street anthem in ages. The upperclassmen of Hip-Hop join her for the ‘Try Me (Remix)’.


About The Author

Bianca Alysse is a creatively driven Bronx-born writer and editor. Before becoming The Knockturnal‘s music editor she served as Latina‘s creative coordinator and was a contributor at Billboard. The Boricua scribe has a lengthy resume in the music industry and has penned for Universal Music Publishing Group, Epic Records, G.O.O.D. Music, Compound Entertainment, Artistry & Récords, and Arcade Creative Group. Her work has been seen on platforms like VIBE, mitú, TIDAL, Remezcla, and behind the scenes at New York Fashion Week. As an independent contractor, she has written for Sony Music Entertainment’s global business affairs department, Warner Music Group, and currently Roc Nation.

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