Rap Song About Paying Off Student Loans Goes Viral
Stuck with massive student loans? Rapper Dee-1 feels your pain and his song ‘Sallie Mae Back’ celebrates that sweet, sweet moment when you finally pay it off.
According to an article by College Times this New Orleans-based rapper created this viral song based on his real-life story of being able to finally pay off his student loans after signing a recent recording deal.
Sallie Mae is one of the largest student loan services in America, a quasi-government entity in charge of loaning federal money to college students. You best believe they had a nice chuckle when they got a hold of this video.
Dee-1, whose real name is David Augustine Jr., graduated from Louisiana State University and became a Middle School teacher for several years in order to fund his musical dream. His video resonates with Millennials because it serves as a chilling reminder of the $1.2 trillion outstanding student debt that exists in the United States.