Latto delivered a stellar efficiency of her hit music “Huge Power” on the 2022 Billboard Music Awards on the Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Backyard Enviornment on Sunday (Might 15), after host Diddy launched the monitor as his “theme music.”
Latto — the primary solo feminine rapper from Atlanta whose music went platinum — shined in a silver outfit alongside a number of dancers sporting bodysuits all through her efficiency.
With the September 2021 launch of “Huge Power,” Latto earned her first No. 1 hit on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. Latto launched a remix with Mariah Carey that includes DJ Khaled, which followers additionally embraced.
Billboard caught up with Latto in November, and the lyricist revealed that “Huge Power” happened unexpectedly throughout a recording session in Los Angeles. “I went to the studio sooner or later, and we have been engaged on one thing else,” she recalled. “My A&Rs have been like, ‘We’ve this different beat that we’re going to play, however I don’t suppose you’re going to love it.’ In order that they type of left out it — [but] my supervisor was like, ‘Play it, as a result of she may prefer it.’ I fell in love with the beat. It’s loopy to suppose that they weren’t even going to play the music that’s getting all this consideration. I attempted it that night time. It was very completely different for me, and positively took me out of my consolation zone, [but] I didn’t quit. I attempted it three completely different days earlier than I used to be in pocket with it and acquired in my zone — however once I did, it was up from there.
Latto was nominated for the BBMA for high rap feminine. The win finally went to Megan Thee Stallion.
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