US rapper Trippie Redd is the first confirmation for the Summer Fest festival, which will take place on July 3 and 4, 2020 in Ericeira, the organization announced today.
The musician, who has almost nine million followers on Instagram, will perform on the 4th on the Sumol Stage, embodying the spirit of the festival under the motto ‘That’s what you are’, the event organizers describe in a statement. .
Influenced by musicians such as T-Pain, Gucci Mane and Lil Wayne, or others from the genre like Kiss and Marilyn Manson, Trippie Redd’s work has elements of trap and emo rap.
Trippie Redd was born in Canton, Ohio, in 1999, by the name of Michael Lamar White IV, and his rap career began as a teenager when he ventured to edit ‘mixtapes’ and videos, piquing the interest of the public, the press and of publishers.
By this time, the musician’s name became known thanks to ‘mixtapes’ such as ‘Beast Mode’, ‘Awakening My InnerBeast’ or ‘A Love Letter To You’, edited in 2017 and until then its most relevant release.
The edition of ‘A Love Letter To You 2’ and ‘Dark Knight Dummo’ single, featuring Travis Scott, extended Trippie Redd’s success and his name first entered the Billboard Top 100.
In 2018, he released a series of singles that anticipated Life’s a Trip, his first album.
After editing two more chapters of ‘A Love Letter To You’ (3 and 4), Trippie Redd released a new album in 2019, titled ‘!’, A tribute to friend XXXTentacion, who died in 2018 after editing. from disk ‘?’.