As they say at the beginning of the Freaky Friday music video, Lil Dicky isn't a "real" rapper. He's, you know, a funny rapper. It took him one viral song, 'Ex-Boyfriend', to land a spot on America's radar and then the hit song 'Freaky Friday' with Chris Brown to cement his place as a comedic rapper on an international scale. Fun fact, Lil Dicky graduated at the top of his class with a business marketing degree and spent nearly two years planning out the debut of his music career. Molly ft. Brendon Urie Yes, you read that right. At The Disco frontman collaborated with Lil Dicky for this absolute tune, all about heartbreak let's be real, you thought it was gonna be about the drug tbh us too. Regardless, this is a laugh. Ex-Boyfriend We're throwing it back to here with the song that started Lil Dicky's comedic career - 'Ex-Boyfriend'. Only OG Lil Dicky fans will remember this track when it was released; it copped one million YouTube views in 24 hours.
David Andrew Burd born March 15, , better known by his stage name Lil Dicky , is an American rapper and comedian. He came to prominence with the release of the music video of his song "Ex-Boyfriend" on April 25, , which became popular with more than one million views on YouTube in 24 hours. He released his debut album Professional Rapper on July 31, In , his song " Freaky Friday ", featuring Chris Brown , became a worldwide hit. The song was made to raise awareness about the environment, pollution , and climate change. Burd stated that a portion of the song's proceeds are being donated to a variety of environmental charities. In , Burd and producer Jeff Schaffer created a television comedy series based on Burd's life called Dave , which premiered on FXX on March 4, ,  and was later renewed for a second season. Burd was born in Cheltenham Township , on the north border of Philadelphia , and grew up in an upper-middle-class Jewish family in the Elkins Park neighborhood. Speaking about his time in high school, Burd said "I was a pussy.
And not like his satirical rapper alter ego Lil Dicky, whose constant garish flexing and bravado are so blatant it borders on the absurd. No, Burd is simply self-assured to an extreme degree. Burd grew up a smart Jewish kid raised in the upper-middle-class Philadelphia neighborhood of Elkins Park and worked in advertising after graduating from the University of Richmond in In , while still holding down his day job, he began releasing one song a week online. So, he released it anyway … and it raked in more than 1 million views in its first 24 hours. Burd soon quit his job and hired a music-industry manager, pivoting to hip-hop entirely. What gives someone with zero acting experience the confidence to conceive, pitch, and ultimately star in his own TV show? So what qualified you to do this?
The discography of American rapper Lil Dicky consists of a studio album, a mixtape, an EP, five singles as a primary artist and two singles as a featured artist. His debut studio album, Professional Rapper , was self-released on July 31, It peaked on the Billboard at number seven alongside charting on two US component charts at number one and two. The album was certified gold by the RIAA. Lil Dicky's debut mixtape, So Hard , was released on May 22, In , he released his debut single "Lemme Freak". The song peaked at number 71 on the Billboard Hot The song was certified platinum in three countries and 4x platinum in the United States.