When it comes to creative industries that have impacted the world, music is definitely one of the main ones that comes to mind. Over the years, music has changed dramatically, with new genres emerging. Rap is a genre that was introduced not too long ago and has since exploded in popularity. lil dawgformerly known as Richie Valentine, is a rapper looking to grow his music career and showcase his art to the world.
Lil Dawg started his journey in the music industry when he was 9 years old, and in the beginning he faced a lot of challenges. However, after a while, he started seeing success through his hard work. Lil Dawg was featured on Fox 5 NY News due to his unique music. He also received an award from “The Love Of Sean Talent Show” and another from the 40th precinct Community Council for “National Night Out”.
When it comes to his work, lil dawg worked full time with one of the biggest marketing company called Gateway which is operated and run by Carter Jamison who is also a celebrity and entrepreneur. The company has worked with world famous celebrities such as Lil Pump, Gucci Mane, Lil Durk and Bobby Shmurda. These were achieved by hosting celebrity giveaways to help up-and-coming new artists get noticed.
Over the years, Lil Dawg has successfully worked with over 10,000 clients. He has also performed at clubs like Webster Hall NYC, Club Rebel, and The Emporium, featuring traditional national bands like Mindless Behavior, RIP Rapper, Chinx Drugs, Styles P, Coke Boys, and Freeway. Lil Dawg also performed at Brooklyn Unity fest for 3 consecutive years. He also performed at 400 live concerts. All in all, Lil Dawg has been performing since the incredibly young age of 9.
When it comes to online presence, Lil Dawg has over 179,000 followers on his instagram. His followers can keep up to date with his upcoming music and some personal life updates. On Youtube, Lil Dawg has over 1,200 subscribers. Some of Lil Dawg’s most popular songs include “Scars”, “Spinbacc”, “Shine with You”, “Ice Me Out”, and “Big Bro”. His song “Scars” has been played over 61,000 times on Spotify alone. Lil Dawg also has a presence on some of the most popular online music streaming services, including Apple Music, Soundcloud, and Spotify.
His new song “Big Bro” has officially been released and is doing incredibly well so far, reaching number one on his Spotify page.
Lil Dawg says his success hasn’t been easy, but he’s been blessed with incredibly supportive friends and a big family. He has a loyal fanbase that keeps growing and he is extremely grateful to each and every one of them who supports him. Lil Dawg says that with the support he has, he won’t stop chasing his dream until he hits number 1 on the charts.
Looking to the future, Lil Dawg wants to become a national performing and recording artist. He wants to write music that will touch the hearts of the masses.