Ever since Justin Bieber brought Diggy Simmons onstage with him in Allentown, Pa., on Sept. 4 for the Baby remix, countless fans of the mop-topped superstar have been wondering, Just who is this Diggy?
Well wonder no more, because in December, the 15-year-old son of Run-DMC’s Rev Run Simmons—and nephew of music mogul Russell Simmons—sat with host Timothy Hodge for a full 15 minutes.
During that time, Diggy— whose new Space Age clothing line was (as calls it) “mentored” by hip-hop star Pharrell Williams—discussed how he got started as an MC.
“A lot of people think this is new to me, but I’ve been rapping since I was five years old,” said the First Flight singer.
“I was young, so people used to write my rhymes. And, you know, I kinda stopped rapping when I was like 10.
“And then this summer I had a lot to express. And ‘cause music isn’t something I’m like, Oh, you know, it’s cool to do-nah nah nah nah-my music is an expression of me. Each song that you hear Continue reading