On Tuesday June 15th, DDG posted on his Twitter account, “new beginnings & new goals” after that he shared a video link on You Tube Titled I retire. The Rapper cum You Tuber has on several occasions teased his followers on early retirement but it seems like real this time round. He is an accomplished Rapper with an Online following which is loyal to him and thus his announcement was shocking and unexpected. Considering his success in Vlogs and Music, it seems untimely for him to leave You Tube.
He has been making money from the Channel and at the same time it was a medium of interacting and communicating with his fans. He never seemed to be leaving any time soon considering the channels success and his music ventures. It is a surprise as many are wondering what drove him to close such a lucrative venture while at the peak of its productivity.
He has enjoyed an illustrious musical career with huge success in tunes like “Moonwalking in Calabasas” 2020 which achieved Platinum status this year. Apart from his musical online fans accounts, DDG has an independent popular You Tube Channel with more than 2.5 Million subscribers who closely follow his PontiacMadeDDG VLOGS. Shortly after the retirement Tweet, the platform was buzzing as fans participated in the trending Hashtag #DDGQuit. The followers Tweets included their memories on his favorite VLOGS while others were trying to make sense of his early retirement.
The artist has before teased his fans on quitting You Tube but continued producing and posting videos on his popular channel. However, this time round things might be different as he might have left the platform for good. DDG has deleted all his videos and VLOGS posted since the opening of the channel back in 2014. This cannot be a hoax, he seems to be decided and tired it was long coming but it has finally come to be. According to one of his Tweets, the artist has a different future planned for him. However, he didn’t reveal details of what he is going to be doing after that. Fans are still bewildered and in disbelief on who would do such such a thing, build such a big online community then all of a sudden shut it down.