Def Jam Recordings reveals its newest lyrical star, Connie Diiamond, who hails from the Bronx, the same borough that gave us Rap legends. With her debut collection, Underdog Szn, released today, the fiery rapstress embarks on an impressive journey, joining the ranks of 2023’s most intriguing emerging artists.
Accolades for Connie Diiamond’s refreshing rap prowess are pouring in from some of the most respected publications. NPR Music positions her as the one taking forward the Bronx’s legacy, while XXL acknowledges her pivotal role in NYC’s thriving drill scene. Her aggressive yet meticulously crafted style has also been lauded by HotNewHipHop for its vividly imaginative lyricism. Furthermore, the Consequence of Sound compliments her relentless style, applauding her frosty wordplay.
Underdog Szn is an electrifying nine-track tour de force, showcasing Diiamond’s potent lyrical capabilities. Notable artists like Don Q, Dame D.O.L.L.A, and KenTheMan share the stage with her, adding further dimensions to this dynamic project. The remix of her viral hit, “Move,” features KenTheMan and has already been hailed by NBA superstar Lebron James.
Her track “Move,” inspired by Ludacris’s iconic “Move Bitch” featuring Mystikal & I-20, has garnered over a million streams, with listeners being captivated by her razor-sharp flow and ferocious delivery. Such powerful performances have earned her millions of streams across platforms, in addition to gaining praise from multiple outlets like NPR, Revolt, XXL, V Magazine, Okayplayer, and HotNewHipHop.
Tracklist of Underdog Szn:
- The Curtain Raiser – Underdog Season
- Striking a Chord – Pose
- Melting Ice – Make Amends ft. Don Q
- Breaking Facades – Pretenders
- Setting the Rhythm – Move
- No Pretense Here – F*** I Look Like
- Behind the Scenes – What They Do
- Shattering Illusions – Raid ft. Dame D.O.L.L.A
- Breaking Barriers – Move Remix ft. KenTheMan (Bonus)
Connie Diiamond is a testament to the talent that the city of Bronx continues to produce, firmly placing her in the lens of a generation that is eager for the next big thing. Welcome to the era of the Underdog, where Connie Diiamond’s lyrical dominance shines brightly.