10 Things You Should Know About Dej Loaf

Interesting facts about Detroit's newest star.

Dej Loaf - Dej Loaf has the game going nuts right now with her new single ?Try Me? and has raised the bar for male and female spitters alike. Read on and learn a little more about hip hop's newest femme fatale.?Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA)(Photo: Columbia Records)

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Dej Loaf - Dej Loaf has the game going nuts right now with her new single “Try Me” and has raised the bar for male and female spitters alike. Read on and learn a little more about hip hop's newest femme fatale.—Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA)(Photo: Columbia Records)

Life As a Shorty Shouldn't Be So Rough - The 23-year-old MC was born on the east side of Detroit and lost her dad when she was four-years-old. She was raised by her grandmother and then went to live with her mother after her grandmother was sent to prison. Growing up with her two brothers in a house full of cousins, she lost a few family members to the streets.   (Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

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Life As a Shorty Shouldn't Be So Rough - The 23-year-old MC was born on the east side of Detroit and lost her dad when she was four-years-old. She was raised by her grandmother and then went to live with her mother after her grandmother was sent to prison. Growing up with her two brothers in a house full of cousins, she lost a few family members to the streets.   (Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

The G4 Experience - Dej was a part of a five-member group called G4, the only female in the click. After high school, they disbanded and went their separate ways. (Photo: Dej Loaf via Instagram)

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The G4 Experience - Dej was a part of a five-member group called G4, the only female in the click. After high school, they disbanded and went their separate ways. (Photo: Dej Loaf via Instagram)

Just Do It - Dej Loaf started picking up the mic around age 10 and really started going for hers around 2011. She put out her first mixtape, which was constructed more like an album, in 2012. Just Do It told her story of growing up in Detroit and her destiny to rise above the 'hood.(Photo: CMC & Cool Zone/ Columbia Records)

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Just Do It - Dej Loaf started picking up the mic around age 10 and really started going for hers around 2011. She put out her first mixtape, which was constructed more like an album, in 2012. Just Do It told her story of growing up in Detroit and her destiny to rise above the 'hood.(Photo: CMC & Cool Zone/ Columbia Records)

I Been Gettin' Money - Dej Loaf is now representing the IBGM crew. The squad consists of Say It Ain?t Tone, Oba Rowland, DJ Limelightz and Adubb DaGawd. They dropped their collaborative mixtape, I Been Gettin' Money, earlier this year.(Photo: IBGM Entertainment)

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I Been Gettin' Money - Dej Loaf is now representing the IBGM crew. The squad consists of Say It Ain’t Tone, Oba Rowland, DJ Limelightz and Adubb DaGawd. They dropped their collaborative mixtape, I Been Gettin' Money, earlier this year.(Photo: IBGM Entertainment)

The College Dropout - Before deciding to go full throttle with the music, Dej took a shot at college but, like Kanye, instead followed her true passion. When she did go, she attended Saginaw Valley State University (about three hours from The D) and majored in nursing. (Photo: Dej Loaf via Instagram)

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The College Dropout - Before deciding to go full throttle with the music, Dej took a shot at college but, like Kanye, instead followed her true passion. When she did go, she attended Saginaw Valley State University (about three hours from The D) and majored in nursing. (Photo: Dej Loaf via Instagram)

Industry Co-signs - The Detroit spitter has received co-signs from several heavyweights in the game, including Drake, E-40, Wiz Khalifa and her homey Big Sean, who she just recently met. Wiz and 40 hopped on remixes to ?Try Me? while Drizzy hopped on IG and shouted her out a few times to help expand her audience.  (Photos from left: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS, Johnny Nunez/WireImage, Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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Industry Co-signs - The Detroit spitter has received co-signs from several heavyweights in the game, including Drake, E-40, Wiz Khalifa and her homey Big Sean, who she just recently met. Wiz and 40 hopped on remixes to “Try Me” while Drizzy hopped on IG and shouted her out a few times to help expand her audience.  (Photos from left: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS, Johnny Nunez/WireImage, Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Shoe Game?Check - Dej Loaf is a shoe fanatic and has a thing for Js. In fact, her name came about in high school when she put the sneakers up for a while and started rocking loafers. Since her first name is Deja, her peoples shortened it and christened her Dej Loaf.(Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

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Shoe Game…Check - Dej Loaf is a shoe fanatic and has a thing for Js. In fact, her name came about in high school when she put the sneakers up for a while and started rocking loafers. Since her first name is Deja, her peoples shortened it and christened her Dej Loaf.(Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

She Can Riff, Too - Listening to her music, you can tell Dej Loaf loves harmonies. And she's already warned fans: don't be surprised if she's singing on some of her future records. She's more than a one dimensional artist.(Photo: Dej Loaf via Instagram)

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She Can Riff, Too - Listening to her music, you can tell Dej Loaf loves harmonies. And she's already warned fans: don't be surprised if she's singing on some of her future records. She's more than a one dimensional artist.(Photo: Dej Loaf via Instagram)

Dej Loaf ? 'Try Me' - One of hip hop's most promising new faces let's listeners try out her music.  (Photo: Columbia Records)

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Who Came Calling? - With “Try Me” exploding everywhere, it was only a matter of time before the labels came calling. After a bidding war, Dej Loaf recently signed with Columbia Records. (Photo: Columbia Records)

Sell Sole - Taking no days off, Dej released her new mixtape, Sell Sole, this week fueled by another bonafide hit, ?Bird Call,? which tosses the one-hit wonder label back to the haters.(Photo: Dej Loaf via Instagram)

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Sell Sole - Taking no days off, Dej released her new mixtape, Sell Sole, this week fueled by another bonafide hit, “Bird Call,” which tosses the one-hit wonder label back to the haters.(Photo: Dej Loaf via Instagram)