Walk down any street in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Flatbush, and you’ll meet somebody who knows Badda TD. Long before amassing 60 million streams and 29 million YouTube views independently, the 18-year-old rapper cemented himself as a pillar of his community.
Hailing from Raleigh Place, he shared an apartment with his mother, father, grandmother, and uncle. Even in those close quarters, he felt a lot of love at home. It’s also where he discovered music. On its heels, he caught fire with 2019’s “Picture I Paint.” Fortnite mega-star FaZe Sway utilized it in a video, fueling a viral explosion. Eventually, it raked in 33 million Spotify streams and 16 million YouTube views. He maintained the momentum as “Gang” posted up 24 million Spotify streams and 8 million YouTube views. Receiving critical acclaim, Elevator raved, “Badda TD is quickly ascending out of Brooklyn.”
Now, he does his hometown proud with confident and catchy bars, magnetic melodies, and effortless star power. All of these elements shine on his 2021 debut EP, Prince of Flatbush [Epic Records] which featured collaborations with 42 Dugg and Rowdy Rebel. "Like a Boss" ft 42 Dugg hit over 5.5M streams and landed a spot on the NBA2k 2021 Soundtrack. Badda TD was also featured alongside Brooklyn rapper Melvoni on the soundtrack for "Godfather of Harlem.