Many millennials are faced with the burden of student loans, and rapper Dee-1 created a song that represents the joy of getting out of debt.
MarketWatch staffer Jillian Berman reports that David Augustine jr. a.k.a Dee-1 releases a video that shows his excitement from paying off his student loans. After signing a record deal in 2014, Augustine took his advance to pay off his loans. Nearly 40 million of Americans have a total of $1.3 trillion in student debt, and college cost are still increasing.
“The goal was to make an anthem that would allow people to feel the excitement that I felt, but hopefully it would also begin a bigger conversation about the student loan debt crisis,” Augustine, 27, said. “Student loan debt is out of control and I do think that college should ultimately be made more affordable.”