Miss Mulatto knew that her life was going to change after winning the inaugural season of Lifetime’s The Rap Game, but the 17-year old didn’t realize just how much was going to be different.
“I went from getting recognized in my city to can’t even go to the movies and the mall by yourself,” says Mula. “But I’ve been working for this my whole life, so I’m ready for it.
“Everywhere you go, people want a picture!” she adds with a laugh.
The Boombox caught up with the teen rap sensation and her mogul mentor, Jermaine Dupri, who shared his thoughts on his protege’s first forays into the music industry and what he tries to impart to young stars who are prone to be blinded by the lights and the “likes.”
“I saw that she was actually really a person for the people,” Dupri explained. “That wasn’t something you got the chance to see on the show. So it showed how much work had been prior to her being on the show. That’s like a cheat-code for an artist nowadays.”
Check out our interview with Miss Mulatto and Jermaine Dupri in the video.