Roo AOTD #48 BigXthaPlug

All aboard the hype train for Bonnaroo 2024! Only 87 days until we are all on the Farm again, can you believe it? It’s coming up fast and we can’t wait to be dancing with all of you at Bonnaroo! Today’s Artist of the Day is the one and only BigXthaPlug. Learn more about the artist below. Don’t forget to check out all of our artist spotlights! Thank you for reading these posts!

Artist Biography

BigXthaPlug, aka Xavier Landum, is a Dallas rapper who spent his later childhood in the northern city of Commerce. He focused his time on a future football career and played briefly for Minnesota’s Crown College. He returned home with his girlfriend to have their first child. BigXthaPlug spent his son’s first year alive in prison for burglary and aggravated battery. While in prison, he focused on writing lyrics. He was released in 2019 and released what he wrote as a handful of singles, which became the 2022 Big Stepper EP released by United Masters. He was arrested again for weapons and drug charges the same year, using time spent in solitary confinement to write more lyrics, which became the 2023 album Amar named after his son. In 2023, he released the single “Mmhmm” wich broke into the top 100 of the Billboard Chart. Later in the year, BigXthaPlug released his EP The Biggest featuring guest spots from Offset and Ro$ama.


Modern Hip-Hop, Rap

Scheduled at Bonnaroo

Thursday (Link to Daily Schedules)