iHeart Memphis Changes His Name After Getting a Record Deal

He also tells us about his experience at the BET Hip Hop Awards.

iLoveMemphis's sudden rise after his breakout hit, “Hit the Quan,” has landed him a record deal.

The 22-year-old rapper, formerly known as iHeart Memphis, has signed with RECORDS, in association with Palm Tree Entertainment and Rush Hour Entertainment. RECORDS is a new independent record label in partnership with Barry Weiss and SONGS Music Publishing.

“Hit the Quan,” a viral dance craze inspired by Rich Homie Quan, has quickly made him a mainstream force. Last night at the BET Hip Hop Awards, iLoveMemphis put on an electrifying performance that even had our host Snoop Dogg getting in on the fun.

“It was a wonderful experience and I’m very very blessed. I thank God I’m in a position to showcase my talent, and I want to give thanks to Snoop and BET and everyone involved,” he tells

Currently, iLoveMemphis is on the Hit the Quan Tour. Check out the remaining dates below.

Fri. 10.16 - Memphis, TN (with Silento)

Sat. 10.17 - Tupelo, MS

Sun. 10.18 - St. Louis, MO

Fri. 10.23 - Denver, CO

Sat. 10.24 - Jackson, MS

Fri. 10.30 - San Diego, CA

Sat.10.31 - Memphis, TN

Sun. 11.1 - Columbus, OH

Fri. 11.6 - Rocky MT, NC

Sat. 11.7 - Tampa, FL

Fri. 11.13 - Savannah, GA/Pool, GA

Sat. 11.14 - Little Rock, AR

Sat. 11.21 - Coral, FL 95.7 FM Block Party

Thurs. 11.26 - Memphis, TN

Sat. 11.28 - Biloxi, MS

Sat. 12.19 - Lafayette, LA (Radio Event) is your No. 1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

(Photo: iheartmemphis via Instagram)

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