Dej Loaf may not be so old in the industry but she has been of great significance in the music world. The beauty from Michigan is best known for her popular song Try Me which pushed her to the limelight in 2014. Dej Loaf’s promising music career has been a childhood dream which she is now living in a world that has embraced her style with open arms. The rapper, singer, and songwriter has collaborated with a lot of notable artists including The Game and Eminem. Apart from killing it on the mic, there is so much to know about the rap icon from Michigan.
Dej Loaf Bio (Age)
She was born Deja Trimble on April 8, 1991, in Detroit, Michigan to parents Latrice Hudson and Sidney Fritzgerald Trimble. Losing her father at the age of 4, the singer who was aware of the whole episode at the time, continued listening to music with her grandmother, while her interest in the art continued to grow. Eventually, Dej whose inclination to music has been fed to an overflow began writing songs at the age of 9.
She and her brother had moved in with her grandmother as their own mother was still very traumatized about their father’s untimely death at the time. Even after a few years, the shock was still evident in the lives of the family members especially Dej who often kept to herself at school. She soon found expression writing her own songs to blow off steam and better handle her grief and frustration; little did she know she was building a portfolio that will soon form the base of her stardom.
Dej Loaf attended Southeastern High School and graduated in 2009 before proceeding to Saginaw Valley State University also in Michigan to study Nursing. However, her interest in music outweighed her desire for education and so Dej pulled out of college after three semesters to fully focus on her music career. Forming her own stage name, she ventured into music in 2011.
After two years of struggles and seeking for assistance, she released her first mixtape ‘Just Do It’ in 2013. The success of the production had drawn the attention of rappers like SAYITAINTTONE who later signed her on to his record label IBGM (I Been Gettin’ Money). Under her management, she released her groundbreaking track ‘Try Me’ which became a massive hit and was certified Gold in the US in 2015. The song which made its way to billboard charts was further promoted by Canadian rapper Drake who posted a part of it on his Instagram handle.
Finding her way to prominence, Dej signed a record deal with the reputable ‘Colombia Records’ and soon released her second mixtape Sell Sole, which was widely commended by critics. In 2015, she nailed a performance at Nicki Minaj’s ‘The Pinkprint Tour’ where she was booked to rap at the opening of the show. Gaining more grounds, she alongside rapper Lil Durk released a track ‘My Beyonce‘ in 2015. That same year she released her first EP which was a massive success. Dej Loaf released her third mixtape All Jokes Aside in 2016, same year her debut album ‘Liberated’ was to be released.
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Her Net Worth
Dej Loaf’s net worth is estimated at $2 million. The talented rapper has her music endeavors to thank for the aforementioned figure garnered over the course of her career years. Releasing a gold-certified single as well as a platinum-certified one was not only a plus for the records, it boosted the income of the talented rapper.
Loaf who is regarded as one of the most popular female rappers in the industry also makes a lot of money from her music tours and shows. By analysis, her net worth of 2 million dollars could become a trifling figure in a few years, bearing in mind the rapper’s fast rise to fame.
Personal Life – Sister, Husband, Is She Gay?
A lot has been said about Loaf’s brother but not much has been heard of her sister. The rapper let the world know about her sister, a hairstylist, when she posted her photo on Instagram. The caption on the photo which emphasized the relationship between the two said it all. Fans were also convinced by the resemblance. What we do not know, however, is why her sister was not painted in her childhood picture.
There have been varying speculations over the sexuality of the rapper. Considering her alpha female exterior and style of music, some have regarded Dej as a lesbian. This speculation was further buttressed with the public fracas with her alleged ex-girlfriend Aye Redd. Following her hook up with fellow rapper Lil Durk in 2015, Redd had blasted Loaf for faking a relationship with the opposite sex just to hide her gay sexuality. But the rapper refuted these claims saying that she only dressed like a tomboy because she loved being comfortable, and also added that girls just love her.
It was talks about her sexuality that gave rise to further talks about her marital status, with many wondering if the rapper has a husband. But according to Dej Loaf, she is single.
Body Stats, Height, and Weight
Deja Trimble may not be the tallest but she sure has got the right body that suits her career. She stands at an average height of 5’2 and 3 Quarters (159.4 cm) which is proportional to her weight of 56 kg (123 lb). Dej and her beautiful 33-25-35 body, fit into a size 6 (US) or 36 (EU) for her dresses, and she wears a size 13 (US) for her shoes.