‘Panda’ burst Desiigner onto the scene with a speed and intensity rarely seen from such a young artist.
In fact, the 19-year old told Rap Genius that 11 labels came knocking on his door once they heard the track.
I was in an 11 label bidding war … all of them was going nuts,” Desiigner said. “Some of them gave it to me, some of them was like, ‘Ah, let’s see how Panda do.’ They lost, they lost out. I’m in a great squad now. GOOD Music, Def Jam the family.
In the interview, Desiigner also admits that he’s never been to Atlanta.
He starts talking bidding wars at about the 11 minute mark.