Philly rapper Armani White is, in fact, happier than ever.
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The 25-year-old Emmy has racked up over 80 billion views on TikTok with her “Billie Eilish” video, which makes wearing your “big T-shirt” without the hassle and of course, the perfect summer bop to swag on in the summer. has been made. 2022.
“Glock tuck, big T-shirt, Billie Eilish,” he raps to the bounce beat, shakes his head “bad man” singer.
“I mean, honestly, I think Billie Eilish’s style is all about the song, but it’s also the character that Billie Eilish’s music portrays,” White told The Post. “I feel like it’s similar to what I portray in my own music.”
As you might expect from the title of his breakout single, White – like many of his generation – is a fan of Eilish.
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,‘When the party’s over’ One of my favorite records from him,” he said. “Plus, I like the new project [‘Happier Than Ever’],
But White, a devout Philadelphia Eagles fan, got the ultimate co-sign when Tampa Bay Buccaneer Tom Brady—yes, the greatest quarterback ever—posted his “Billie Eilish” video to his Instagram. “My cousin follows Tom Brady, and he sent me the post,” he said. “I was like, ‘Nahhh.'”
And thanks to a track that’s blurring the lines between her hip-hop and Eilish’s alt-pop, White is now in a position to put her name in our mouths. He has secured a deal with the prestigious hip-hop label Def Jam Records – an organization that has given us everyone from Run-DMC and LL Cool J to Jay-Z, Nas and Kanye West. He is now part of a great legacy.
“It’s a blessing to be treated with people who just believe in me and people who understand the culture,” White said. “They understand who I am, who I’m trying to be… and so I think that’s very important. And especially doing it with a really iconic label like Def Jam.. . I mean, Def Jam has obviously produced some of the biggest names in hip-hop from the very beginning.”
It’s a legacy that White is proud to continue “Billie Eilish” and his upcoming debut EP that will continue to rock hip-hop for a new generation.
He continues to set it off with “Diamond Dallas”—his new single, which features his own mother biting him in the video—which was inspired by Diamond Dallas Page.
“He’s a wrestler from WWE,” White said. “I don’t know if there would have been someone else that I would have made a song [about],
For her own TikTok flavor, White has more cooking accounts to follow.
“I follow a bunch of cooks and things like that,” he said. “Like, especially chefs who are like, ‘I’ll show you how to make the best mac and cheese!'”