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Dej Loaf Speaks on How Her Frustration Led to a Hit, Being Single + Freestyles Live

From humble beginnings as a janitor in Detroit, to international success, Dej Loaf swings by Sway in the Morning to talk about her journey to where she is today.

Reaching back to her “Try Me” days, Dej talks about her frustration in her career and her label, releasing the track on her own on Soundcloud to let some steam out — that ended up being a hit!

The road wasn’t easy though, Dej talks about “getting in the game is one thing, staying in it is another,” telling us that she’s grown and evolved in her profession. But don’t think she hasn’t noticed the copy-cats in the business jocking her style though! Fortunately, Dej decides to take the high road, saying it’s a compliment — but they still need to credit her for their inspiration.

Watch below as she touches on her single life + catch some bars in the valley of the hyeeeenas! Grab her new track, “No Fear” here.

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