24kGoldn

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24Goldn has reached a global presence in a few short years. He has over 25 million monthly listeners on Spotify, 5.7 million followers on TikTok, and 2.6 million YouTube subscribers.

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Summary 24Goldn is a Rap artist with a distinctive style. His music showcases a mixture of Hip-Hop/Trap/R&B & Emo. Keen not to be typecast in a particular genre, he raised the bar for himself, exploring various styles. Early Days 24Goldn’s real name is Golden Landis Von Jones. He was born in San Francisco to a Jewish mother and African American father. As a young boy, he was surrounded by musical rhythm, his grandfather was a drum teacher, and the four-year-old would bang the drums over at his house. He joined the rhythmical Brazilian Capoeira classes at the same age, where he stayed for seven years. On his thirteenth birthday, Golden visited a local sneaker store. He was excited and impressed by the store and its owner. His name was Paperboy, and he was stylish and street. After school, Golden would visit the store to help out. Listening to rap music, he ventured into freestyling and began uploading music to YouTube. One day, Paperboy took him to a studio where he recorded his first track. From there, it went over to SoundCloud, and suddenly he began to gain followers. After earning a university scholarship, Golden studied day, wrote songs at night, and performed at weekends at various venues. Career As his presence on the underground scene grew, he sent out his music to rap blogs, and his music came to the attention of “D.A got that dope”, which in turn sent it to Barry Weiss, owner of “Records” label. They liked what they heard and offered the rapper a deal. With the energy he was pouring into music, he knew he had to choose between studying and music. Subsequently, he walked into class and told them he was leaving. In 2019, through social media, the rapper released his second single, “Valentino”, it shot up on Tick Tock, and his global presence skyrocketed. The same year he dropped his EP “Dropped Outta College”, Golden was offered two other deals with Colombia and LLC. In 2020 he hooked up with Emo rapper Iann Dior. The two recorded the song “mood”, after it was released, it hit the number 1 spot on the Billboard charts. El Dorado, his debut album, was released in March 2021, and the album showcases the rapper’s versatility with music.