Dion Marquise Hayes, professionally known as 42 Dugg, is an American rapper. He is signed to Yo Gotti and Lil Baby’s labels 4 Pockets Full and Collective Music Group. He is also signed to Interscope Records. However, his real name is Dion Marquise Hayes. Although his real name is Dion Marquis Ease, he goes by the moniker 42-D.
The rap sensation discovered his talent for rapping during his fourth year of prison. Throughout his last year, he hustled every day and honed his craft. In a surprise move, he was introduced to Lil Baby by a mutual friend. The two became fast friends and the rapper’s signing was announced in front of the crowd. His signing was a big deal to both of them.
Meek Mill’s Motvation
The rap artist first came to prominence with Meek Mill’s Motvation Tour. He was introduced to the world by Yo Gotti during the Detroit stop of the tour. The rapper announced his signing with an iced CMG chain in front of the crowd, and he later knighted the rapper in front of the crowd. This is an incredible move for any rap star and it makes 42 Dugg even more of a star.
Lil Baby’s Label
The rap superstar’s recent success has earned him a record deal with Warner Chappell Music, who have released Free Dem Boyz, Lil Baby’s label, and Yo Gotti’s CMG label. In addition to Meek Mill and Yo Gotti, 42 is signed to Lil Baby’s 4PF imprint. His new project, Free Dem Boyz, was released last week. It features collaborations with Roddy Ricch, EST Gee, and Rowdy Rebel. His recent single “4 Da Gang” has been a hit on the Billboard Rhythmic Airplay chart and has also made its way to the Hot 100 and R&B/Hip Songs charts.
Currently the fastest growing hip-hop star in the world, his career is set to grow even bigger. The rapper has overcome his rocky upbringing and has become a rising star in the industry. In his hometown, he avoided gang influence and died in his family, which has been the cause of his rap career. With his talent and hard work, he is now the face of Detroit’s underground sound.
Meek Mill brought Dugg onstage during the Detroit stop of his Motvation Tour in early November. The announcement of his signing was made by Yo Gotti, who knighted 42 with an iced-out CMG chain. He then made the announcement in front of a cheering crowd. The press was quick to take notice of the rapper, whose real name is Dion Marquise Hayes.
Born November 25, 1994, in Detroit, Michigan, rap star 42 Dugg was introduced to CMG by a mutual friend during the Detroit stop of his Motvation Tour. After hearing the rapper’s first song, he was introduced to Lil Baby, who subsequently signed him to Virgin Music. Aside from that, Meek Mill’s signing paved the way for the future collaboration with the hip-hop superstar.
In addition to Meek Mill, he has been working with Lil Baby and Yo Gotti on his upcoming release. The duo met on the Detroit stop of the Motvation Tour and made a deal in September 2016. Both artists signed a joint venture with the same label. In addition to the record deal, the rapper has also worked with several other hip-hop artists. The new label helped him reach a wider audience.
Aside from Yo Gotti, Dugg has signed to both CMG and 4PF. He only began rapping seriously in 2018, but his rap career has already blossomed since his time in prison. During his fourth year of incarceration, he was sentenced to a four-year sentence for carjacking and gun possession. He was also later imprisoned for 6 years after an altercation with another inmate.