Sexyy Red Shares Hood Hottest Princess (Deluxe), an Expansion of Her Billboard-Charting Album

The Deluxe Adds 11 Songs, Including New Features from Chief Keef, Summer Walker, G Herbo, and 42 Dugg


As Americans prepare for the holiday season, a joyful Sexyy Red provides a gift to her fans with Hood Hottest Princess (Deluxe). An expansion of her breakthrough mixtape, one of the year’s most talked-about releases, Hood Hottest Princess (Deluxe) is home to singles like the chant-worthy “Shake Yo Dreads,” the punchline-heavy “Hood rRats” ft. Sukihana, and the recently released banger “Free My N***a.” The deluxe also makes room for new features from heavy-hitters like Summer Walker, Chief Keef, G Herbo, and 42 Dugg.

View the full PR below, but first, here are some quick-hitting highlights about Sexyy Red’s incredible rise:
Sexyy Red is in the midst of her first headlining tour, the “Hood Hottest Princess Tour,” selling out several dates include an arena show in her hometown of St. Louis
Sexyy Red is currently climbing the Hot 100 with “Rich Baby Daddy,” her collaboration with Drake and SZA from Drake’s album For All The Dogs, which rose from #25 to #14 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week.
Released over the summer, Hood Hottest Princess topped the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart before spending 19 weeks and counting on the Billboard 200, where it currently sits at #138 after peaking at #62 earlier this year.
After breaking out with “Pound Town” and the Nicki Minaj-featuring “Pound Town 2,” Sexyy has her second Billboard Hot 100 hit, and first solo hit on the chart, with “SkeeYee,” which spent 12 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #62. Complex recently named “SkeeYee” the Song of the Summer 2023.
“SkeeYee” earned a recent boost with its appearance in HBO’s Hard Knocks: Training Camp With The New York Jets, prompting a viral video of several of the team’s star players dancing to the song. Sexyy Red visited her new favorite team in person for their season debut on ESPN’s Monday Night Football, leading the team to an improbable victory and earning mention in GQ, Vulture, Complex, and more.
Sexyy Red placed 4 songs on the brand new TikTok Billboard Top 50 chart, including the chart’s first-ever #1 hit (“SkeeYee”).
Read Sexyy’s recent feature in Interview Mag, watch her interview with Montreality, and view her Genius Verified for “SkeeYee.” Sexyy Red has earned acclaim from Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, Billboard (August 2023 Chartbreaker), and many others.
Critical Praise:
“…30 minutes of straight-up standing-on-the-table raps. There are a handful of songs on here that are bound to be summertime anthems.” – Pitchfork

“It’s the Summer of Sexyy Red on Streaming” – Billboard

“St. Louis rapper Sexyy Red has been delivering raunchy singles over the past three years, turning herself into a quotable local star with songs like ‘Throw That Mf’ and ‘Hood Bitch.’ Yet the MC is primed to break out of the midwest thanks to the X-rated anthem “Pound Town,” with weekly streams for the track starting to soar in recent weeks following the single’s late January release.” – Billboard

“Sexyy Red Is in Her Own League, and She Knows It…The St. Louis rapper is quickly becoming the hottest thing in hip-hop, all while just being herself.” – Rolling Stone

“The St. Louisian rapper laughs at critics and her own jokes. With the viral success of Pound Town and a raucous appearance at the BET Awards, she’s bringing ‘raw sh*t’ back into the rap game.” – The Face

“In 2023, Sexyy Red’s unapologetic honesty has helped her become a star. Her Tay Keith-produced song ‘Pound Town’ is a runaway viral hit, getting co-signed by everyone from Cardi B to Post Malone.” – Complex

Sexyy Red Releases Hood Hottest Princess (Deluxe) via Open Shift Distribution/gamma.
Released As She Wraps Her Fast-Selling “Hood Hottest Princess Tour,” the New Deluxe Adds Eleven New Songs–Including New Features From Summer Walker, Chief Keef & More–to the Year’s Most Talked-About Album
The Announcement:
(December 1) – With this summer’s Hood Hottest Princess mixtape, Sexyy Red established herself as the most exciting rising artist in music today. Never one to stop working, even on a holiday, the St. Louis native keeps her hot streak going with Hood Hottest Princess (Deluxe), adding 11 songs to the critically acclaimed tape. The Deluxe is home to singles like “Shake Yo Dreads,” a booming pump-up anthem for all the dreadheads in your life, the ultra-raunchy “Hood Rats”, and the recently released banger “Free My N***a,” augmenting a In addition, Hood Hottest Princess (Deluxe) adds guest appearances from some of the best street rappers in the business, including Chief Keef, G Herbo, and 42 Dugg, and rolls out the red carpet for Summer Walker on “I Might.” Featuring an additional appearance from Sukihana on “Hood Rats,” Hood Hottest Princess (Deluxe) is available everywhere via Open Shift Distribution / gamma.

Hood Hottest Princess (Deluxe) adds an exclamation mark to Sexyy’s breakout 2023, marked by sold out dates, Hot 100-charting hits, and superstar co-signs. Sexyy’s breakout hit, the Tay Keith-produced “Pound Town,” spent multiple weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, reached the Top 10 on Urban Radio, and its Nicki Minaj-featuring remix “Pound Town 2,” earned a GOLD certification from the RIAA. Sexyy’s follow-up hit, “SkeeYee,” has risen even further, generating over 50 million streams across platforms, and reaching a peak of #66 on the Billboard Hot 100. Sexyy reached her highest chart peak yet with her appearance on Drake’s “Rich Baby Daddy,” also featuring SZA, a smooth Miami bass-influenced heatrock that currently sits at #20 on the Hot 100.

A relentless barrage of twerkable anthems, Hood’s Hottest Princess builds upon Sexyy’s brash and unapologetic persona. Songs like “Hellcats SRTs” and “Female Gucci Mane” exude an irrepressible bad b*tch energy, combining Sexyy’s crisp wordplay with an addictive drawling delivery that has become her signature. The mixtape earned a sterling 8.0 review from Pitchfork, who wrote that the mixtape “sets the tone for what she hopes is the nastiest, sweatiest, and freakiest summer since the smartphone came along” and “…30 minutes of straight-up standing-on-the-table raps. There are a handful of songs on here that are bound to be summertime anthems.” Home to other hits like “Looking For The H*es (Ain’t My Fault),” and “Hellcats SRTs,” blessed with a remix featuring Lil Durk, Hood Hottest Princess made an impact on the Billboard 200, where it reached a peak of #62, and Apple Music’s charts, where it peaked at #7 on the Hip-Hop albums chart and #12 overall. Hood Hottest Princess recently earned Best Albums of 2023 honors from The New York Times.

Sexyy’s viral rise quickly fomented success on the touring front. After a viral performance at Rolling Loud Miami, Sexyy Red earned an invitation to open on tour for her biggest fan, Drake, during his “It’s All A Blur Tour” with 21 Savage. Sexyy’s first headlining tour, the “Hood Hottest Princess Tour,” sold out many dates within minutes of its initial onsale, including a 3,000-cap show in NYC and a 4,850-cap show in Chicago. The tour criss-crossed the U.S. for dozens of dates–including 24 sold out dates–including a massive sold out hometown show at the 8,000-capacity Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis. In all, Sexyy’s first-ever headlining show sold an estimated 70k tickets, making her one of the hottest draws in the genre in 2023.

After changing the game in 2023, Big Sexyy looks to carry that momentum into the new year.

Hood Hottest Princess (Deluxe) tracklist:
1. Sexyy Red For President
2. Bow Bow Bow (F My Baby Dad)
3. Ghetto Princess ft. Chief Keef
4. Sexyy Please
5. Hold On Yeah
6. Shake Yo Dreads
7. Perfect Match Ft. 42 Dugg & G Herbo
8. Free my N***a
9. I Might ft. Summer Walker
10. I Don’t Wanna Be Saved
11. Hood Rats ft. Sukihana

Hood Hottest Princess (original tracklist):
1. I’m The Sh*t
2. SkeeYee
3. Hellcats SRTs
4. Pound Town 2 ft. Nicki Minaj & Tay Keith
5. Looking For The Hoes (Ain’t My Fault)
6. Sexyy Walk
7. Strictly For The Strippers ft. Juicy J
8. Nachos
9. Mad at Me
10. Born By The River ft. Sukihana
11. Female Gucci Mane

The Background:
With explicit lyricism reminiscent of Trina, the raw storytelling of Boosie Badazz and Webbie, and Chief Keef’s rugged authenticity, Sexyy Red’s raunchy, in-your-face style taps into a strain of hilarious and animated rap the game has been missing since the heyday of Gucci Mane. But don’t get it twisted – as the main creative force of her own songs, lyrics, and videos, her music is only ever 100% Sexyy.

Sexyy Red has made Summer 2023 a #SexyySummer, with her Billboard Hot 100 hit “Pound Town 2” and her acclaimed album Hood Hottest Princess. The Tay Keith-produced “Pound Town,” has spent multiple weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, reached the Top 10 on Urban Radio, and its Nicki Minaj-featuring remix “Pound Town 2,” earned a GOLD certification from the RIAA. Together, all versions of “Pound Town” have racked up over 50 million global streams. Home to other hits like “SkeeYee,” a viral anthem praised by Drake and currently charting on Apple Music’s All-Genre singles charts, Hood Hottest Princess is climbing the Billboard 200, where it reached a new peak of #74 this week, and Apple Music’s charts, where it has peaked at #6 on the Hip-Hop albums chart and #19 overall.

This is just the start of a thrilling career for Sexyy Red, who called every shot she made since high school — including the success of her latest single. Don’t try to predict where she’s going next; Sexyy Red will tell you herself.

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