Today (Feb. four), Snapchat is launching the primary of a brand new unique sequence, Bringing Up Bhabie, starring 15-year-old rapper Bhad Bhabie. The 12-episode set will air each weekday by way of Feb. 19.
Born Danielle Bregoli, the rising rapper has come a great distance within the quick time since debuting her fiery character on Dr. Phil in 2016. She’s been nominated for a Billboard Music Award (for high rap feminine artist), landed collaborations with Lil Yachty and Kodak Black, and just lately inked a $900,000 endorsement take care of Copy Cat Beauty. But, successes apart, Bregoli had a tough time shaking the general public’s unfavorable notion of her.
“I’m simply actually bored with individuals pondering that I don’t do nothing,” Bregoli tells Billboard. “People suppose my group does every thing for me, and it’s actually not like that.”
Her group — together with her mom Barb, supervisor Adam Kluger, bodyguard Frank Dellatto and motion coach Deja Riley — is prominently featured all through the sequence. And though Bregoli says, “Think they scorching shit, It’s really actually annoying. My mother be thinkin’ shits about her,” she additionally feels it's “necessary that folks see what managers are used for.” And when all is claimed and achieved, she’s hoping the sequence will paint a fuller image of her as an artist who has grown past her rocky actuality daytime tv begin.
One one that can communicate finest on Bregoli’s development is Riley, who recollects being launched to Bregoli by Atlantic. “Dani barely mentioned a phrase throughout [our first] assembly,” says Riley. “She was observing me, scoping me out whereas licking an ice cream cone and munching on a bag of chips.”
Riley says that after they first began working collectively, “[Dani] may barely stroll on beat.” But that for being 15-years-old, “Her work ethic and drive exceed most artists within the business which can be twice her age.” (Riley would know; she’s danced alongside everybody from Beyonce to Shakira.)
As for what has stunned Riley most about Bregoli? “Dani actually has such an enormous coronary heart. Behind all the wild lyrics and hard chick persona, she loves exhausting. The basic public hasn’t gotten an opportunity to get a glimpse into her fun-loving, softer aspect.”
And whereas Bregoli says she would all the time joke about her and her group having a actuality present “as a result of me and everybody round me are simply humorous on a regular basis,” now that it’s occurring, she really feel it holds extra weight. “All the silly shit that folks be saying, as a result of it’s actually what they imagine ‘trigger it’s actually all they’ve seen,” Bregoli says, “hopefully this adjustments their opinion [of me].”
Watch Bringing Up Bhabie here.