David Andrew Burd, better known by his stage name Lil Dicky, is an American rapper and comedian. He came to prominence with the release of the music video of his song "Ex-Boyfriend" on April 25, 2013, which became popular with more than one million views on YouTube in 24 hours. He released his debut album Professional Rapper on July 31, 2015. In 2018, his song "Freaky Friday", featuring Chris Brown, became a worldwide hit. He also gained attention for his 2019 music video "Earth", which featured many singers and actors including Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes, Kevin Hart, Wiz Khalifa, Charlie Puth, Katy Perry, and Leonardo DiCaprio. The song was made to raise awareness about the environment, pollution, and climate change. Burd stated that a portion of the song's proceeds are being donated to a variety of environmental charities.
|Birth name:||David Andrew Burd|
|Also known as:||Brain, LD|
|Born:||March 15, 1988, Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, US|
|Genres:||Hip hop, pop-rap, comedy hip hop|
|Occupation(s):||Rapper, songwriter, comedian|
|Labels:||Dirty Burd, Commission, BMG|
|Associated acts:||Benny Blanco, Brendon Urie, Snoop Dogg|
|Website:||Lil Dicky's Official site|
|Twitter:||Lil Dicky's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Lil Dicky's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Lil Dicky's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Lil Dicky's Youtube channel|
|IMDb:||Lil Dicky's IMDb|
|Spotify:||Lil Dicky's Spotify|
|SoundCloud:||Lil Dicky's SoundCloud|
|iTunes:||Lil Dicky's iTunes|
About Lil Dicky
Born David Burd, he is a comic rapper who gained fame via YouTube when the music video for his song "Ex-Boyfriend" went viral. He released a 2013 mixtape called So Hard and a 2015 album called Professional Rapper. In 2018, he collaborated with Chris Brown on the song "Freaky Friday."
He initially got into rapping to get attention as a comedian so he could write movies and shows as well as act. As it turned out, his love of rapping took over and decided to keep going that direction.
He was working in account management at the ad agency Goodby Silverstein & Partners before the company brought him in to the creative department where he wrote copy for advertisements such as the NBA's BIG campaign.
He was born in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania in a Jewish family.
He views Donald Glover as a musical inspiration as he crosses over into the comic style of rap on occasion while also being a comedian himself.
Information related to Lil Dicky
- Pop rappers
- Rappers from Philadelphia
- Rappers from the San Francisco Bay Area
- American comedy musicians
- University of Richmond alumni
- East Coast hip hop musicians
- American male rappers