Badda TD

Walk down any street in the Brooklyn, New York neighborhood of Flatbush, and you’ll meet somebody who knows Badda TD aka Badda The Don. Long before amassing 128 million streams and 34 million YouTube views independently, Badda was writing songs and spitting freestyles on his block known as Raleigh Place. Facing the reality of his father being sentenced to 30 years in prison caused him to grow up fast and channel his experiences into music.

Badda began uploading his music on Soundcloud and caught fire with 2019’s “Picture I Paint.” Fortnite mega-star FaZe Sway played it in a video, fueling a viral explosion. Eventually, it raked in 36 million Spotify streams and 17 million YouTube views. He maintained the momentum as “Gang” posted up 26 million Spotify streams and 8 million YouTube views. Receiving critical acclaim, Elevator raved, “Badda TD is quickly ascending out of Brooklyn.”

Now, he does his hometown proud with confident and catchy bars, magnetic melodies, and effortless star power. All of these elements shine on his 2021 debut EP, Prince of Flatbush. The lead single “Feel Like A Boss” feat. 42 Dugg notably racked up over 3 million Spotify streams and 1 million YouTube views

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Events featuring Badda TD

Mar 16, 2023
11:20pm — 11:40pm
Presented by
Mar 17, 2023
8:45pm — 8:55pm
Presented by
Brooklyn, NY
Hip-Hop / Rap
Professional Connections
Badda TD is seeking the following:
  • Brand Partnership
  • Other Artists to Tour With
  • Sync/Music Supervisors