Atlanta rapper Latto (formerly Mulatto) shared her melodic and catchy new single “Soufside” via RCA Records. This is the second single from his next project after âBig Energyâ released last month, and a viral freestyle on LA Leakers last week.
This release accompanies his feature film on Halle Berry’s Bruised soundtrack and his two 2021 Soul Train Awards nominations for Chris Brown’s âGo Crazy (Remix)â starring Young Thug, Lil Durk and Future. At the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards (VMA), she performed a preview clip of “Big Energy” before its release, as well as performances of “Bitch From Da Souf” and “Muwop on their extended game stage. In addition to her performance At the VMA debut, she received her first VMA nomination for “MTV Push Performance of the Year” for “Sex Lies”.
She was also nominated for “Best New Artist” and “Best Female Hip-Hop Artist” at the 2021 BET Awards. Recently, Latto performed a medley of “Big Energy” and “Soufside” at the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards. Earlier this year, Latto released “The Biggest”, the first official release under her new nickname and from 2021 which explained the 22-year-old rapper’s reasoning for the stage name change, her intentions and moving forward with this new phase of his career.
With all the accolades and award nominations continuing to rise, it’s clear that Latto is still that bitch. From his recent appearance on LA Leakers with his viral freestyle to his feature film on F9: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack alongside Lil Durk and Don Toliver for “Fast Lane” to his energetic sets at festivals like Rolling Loud Miami and Summer Smash by Lyrical Lemonade, she continues to breed.
Her hit track “Bitch From Da Souf (Remix)” with Saweetie & Trina is RIAA Platinum Certified and her track “Muwop” with Gucci Mane is RIAA Gold certified, making Latto the first solo female rapper from Atlanta to become RIAA-certified. Gold or Platinum. Her debut album in 2020 on a major record label, Queen of Da Souf, along with the expanded version, has garnered over 700 million streams worldwide. Over the past two years, Latto has been praised, featured and interviewed by various news outlets including NPR, Billboard, FADER, XXL, Complex, Vogue, ELLE, Interview Magazine, The New York Times Style Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Allure, GQ, PAPER, ESSENCE, Pitchfork, Noisey and more.
Raised in Atlanta, Georgia, rising rapper Latto, 22, has been making a name for herself since she was 10. The Rap Game Season One winner has continuously released music since 2016 and signed with RCA Records in 2020. In June 2019, Latto released his EP Big Latto, which included his hit song “Bitch From Da Souf”. The December 2019 release of his follow-up project Hit The Latto featured the remix version of the track with Saweetie & Trina, the accompanying video has been viewed over 78 million times. Prior to the above, his impressive catalog of music includes Miss Mulatto (2016), Latto Let ‘Em Know (2017) and Mulatto (2018).
As a member of the elite new wave of female rappers, such as Flo Milli, City Girls, Saweetie and more, Latto has proven that her pen game, filled with witty and raw verse, is unmatched. Her track “Bitch From Da Souf (Remix)” with Saweetie and Trina was certified Platinum by the RIAA, making Latto the first solo female rapper from Atlanta to accomplish this feat. The 22-year-old was also one of only two women inducted into the 2020 Freshman XXL class, earning her another milestone in her burgeoning career.
In August 2020, Latto released his first major label project Queen of Da Souf and later that year also released the extended version of the project. Combined, the two releases have garnered over 700 million streams worldwide and had several standout tracks, including “In n Out” feat. City Girls, “Sex Lies” with Lil Baby and the now RIAA certified Gold track “Muwop” feat. Gucci Mane. In addition to his own music, Latto has been essential; from her cameo in Cardi B’s iconic “WAP” video with Megan Thee Stallion, to countless features including “Go Crazy (Remix)” by Chris Brown & Young Thug with Future and Lil Durk, “Do It” (Remix) by Chloe & Halle with Doja Cat and City Girls, “Make Em Say” by NLE Choppa and “Thot Box (Remix) by Hitmaka”, she proved that Big Latto is bigger and better than ever.
Watch the new clip here: