Do your money dance, and get that “Money Man!”
THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THIS ARTIST:
•“Money Man” was included on Fader’s list of “songs you should be
hearing everywhere soon.”
•Previously worked with PnB Rock.
•Hometown is Baltimore, MD.
Peso Da Mafia have cemented themselves as the most adored rap group coming out of Baltimore through building a reputation for exciting showmanship and infectious hooks. Earlier this year, the Northeast Baltimore trio of Shordie Shordie, PDM Purp, and Lor Dee took the city by storm with their sure fire hit “Money Man,” which now has nearly three million views on YouTube. It’s not only the song’s perfect balance of PDM Purp’s raspy, cutting delivery and
Shordie’s dragged out drawl of a flow, but also the track’s accompanying dance created by hype man Lor Dee that have made it the city’s most impactful tune since Lor Scoota’s “Bird Flu” in 2014. Peso Da Mafia recently signed with Asylum Records (Ugly God, Yung Gleesh, Dice Soho) and re- released “Money Man” on Spotify, iTunes, Soundcloud, and others on October 27th. The group’s on-wax chemistry is due to the connection they have in their everyday lives. 21-year-old Shordie Shordie, born RaQuan Hudson, and 20-year-old Lor Dee, born Deatric Brandon Jr., are brothers and 22-year-old PDM Purp, born, Davon Jones Jr., is their first cousin. They grew up in a household in which Baltimore club was played on loop and had aunts and older cousins that tried their hands at music. Having such close ties to creative people influenced Peso Da Mafia to give establishing musical careers a real shot. The most influential connection would be the group’s older cousin Tate Kobang, the Baltimore rapper who broke onto the national stage with his “Bank Rolls (Remix)” track in 2015. The song’s feel-good energy and encouragement to move landed Tate a deal with Baltimore-based label D1 Entertainment and eventually a major deal with 300 Entertainment.
In 2016, Tate invited Peso to shadow him on 300’s Young Hustle tour, which featured acts like Rich Tha Kid, T-Wayne, and Rejjie Snow amongst others. It was a learning experience the group needed to apply to their own efforts. Around that same time, Peso dropped “Pray On My Knees,” their first local song of note which now has close to 300,000 views on YouTube. Now, with the success of “Money Man,” the anticipation for a full-length project from the trio has been bubbling throughout Baltimore, in both the physical world and online platforms. And with their penchant for anthems and unbreakable chemistry, Peso Da Mafia is looking to validate their high demand.
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