Fans who have been following Tee Grizzley since his single “First Day Out”†became a smash hit got a special treat on Tuesday (March 20). The 23-year-old MC announced his next project, Activated, would be dropping on May 11.
The 300 Entertainment/Atlantic Records signee has been on an upward trajectory since late 2016, which marked the release his breakthrough song. He spoke to HipHopDX in April 2017 about how his popular†track came to fruition.
ďI wrote this one song. It didnít have a hook on it. I was like ‘Iím going to be calm and first and then turn up,’” he explained. “All through my bid, I was just adding to it. Touching it up and critiquing it. I was like, ‘Iím going to drop this first.’”
At the time the interview, “First Day Out” had clocked 26 million views on YouTube alone. It’s now closing in on 80 million views and was certified platinum on December 6, 2017.
In 2017, Grizzley dropped his debut mixtape,†My Moment, and a collaborative project with Lil Durk titled†Bloodas. No additional information available about†Activated has been revealed at this time.
Listen to his latest single, “Don’t Even Trip” featuring Moneybagg Yo, below.