mtv names breakout artist kyle as “push: artist to watch” for the month of june
MTV today announced breakout artist, KYLE, known for his platinum-certified single, “iSpy” featuring Lil Yachty, as the “PUSH: Artist to Watch” for the month of June across MTV’s on-air, digital and social platforms around the world.
As part of the program, MTV exclusively debuted an intimate performance by KYLE of his chart-topping song “iSpy,” the first ever performance of his brand new song, “Nothing to Lose,” and a cover of Kid Cudi’s “Pursuit of Happiness.” Additionally, the network released “KYLE vs. KYLE,” a fun, digital short where the artist interviews himself about his dream collaboration. MTV News also sat down with KYLE and discussed everything from how his music was influenced by Ol’ Dirty Bastard, to how he found his own artistic voice – the interview is set to air tomorrow.
Noah Cyrus was the first artist to kick off the return of MTV’s “PUSH: Artist to Watch” program in May. The campaign (http://artisttowatch.mtv.com) connects fans with a new musician every month through live performances, exclusive broadcast premieres of music videos, interviews, video content and more across all platforms and screens including MTV, MTV2, mtvU and MTV Live.
KYLE knew at an early age that music was his destiny. As a kid, the Ventura, CA rapper went on a journey to develop one of the most unique voices in music. These days KYLE’s raps have gotten him faithful fans who helped him to sell out numerous nationwide tours and rack up millions of streams. His RIAA platinum-certified break out single “iSpy,” featuring Lil Yachty has quickly gone on to peak at #1 on the Billboard Hot Rap Songs chart, #4 on the Billboard Hot 100, and garner over 200 Million streams. With features in Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, Billboard, Forbes, XXL and more, KYLE is making it clear that he’s just getting started and isn’t slowing down any time soon. For more information on KYLE, please visit: www.superduperkyle.com.