YG & Nipsey's “FDT (F*ck Donald Trump)” Single Surges In Streams
Written by B87FM on November 7, 2020
The observe was first launched again in 2016, however YG and Nipsey Hussle’s “FDT,” or “F*ck Donald Trump,” has change into a staple all through 2020. With ongoing seasons of civil unrest and protests—and what appears to be a endless 2020 election—”FDT” has resurfaced because the theme tune to anybody who occurs to have unwell emotions in the direction of the President of the US. The Nonetheless Brazy single has been blasted by infiltrators trying to disrupt Trump rallies and “FDT” has gone viral on social media apps like TikTok. All of this consideration to YG and Nipsey’s fan-favorite has induced a surge in streams, significantly on election day.
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Based on Billboard, FDT “leapt from 240,000 to 1,050,000 in on-demand streams over the identical interval, a 338% rise, in line with Nielsen Music/MRC Knowledge.” With information that Pennsylvania and Georgia have swung their manner from pink to blue, giving former Vice President Joe Biden a small lead over Trump, it is anticipated that streams for “FDT” will proceed to climb.
Again in September, YG spoke about creating the controversial tune together with his late good friend. “I requested Nip, ‘You positive you wish to put this out?’” YG informed the Los Angeles Instances. “He was like, ‘We already get backlash. We already can’t do that and this and this. So f— it, let’s make it price one thing.”