About Dee Watkins
Florida rapper Dee Watkins broke through in 2019 with “Bad Ass Jit” and “Hell Raiser,” catchy songs about his mischievous past.
• Watkins represents Macclenny, Florida, a city 30 miles west of Jacksonville.
• He’s been rapping since age nine and recording songs in studios for over half his life. In his late teens, he cultivated a following by posting videos on social media.
• In 2019, Dee Watkins gained widespread attention for participating in City Girls’ “Act Up” remix challenge. Days after his entry, he released “Bad Ass Jit” to his expanded fanbase.
• “Bad Ass Jit” has earned more than 60 million streams across platforms. Produced by a Texas teenager called Rocktee, the song chronicles Dee’s troublesome childhood and his rise to musical stardom. Young Dolph appears on the 2020 remix.
• Watkins followed the breakout success of “Bad Ass Jit” with another Rocktee-produced track, “Hell Raiser.” Both songs celebrate the rapper’s wild side.
• Multiple labels approached Watkins after he self-released “Bad Ass Jit.” The rapper ultimately signed with Alamo Records and released the 2020 projects Chosen One and Problem Child 2.