Originally posted on AllHipHop:
(AllHipHop News) Atlanta rapper Lil Scrappy is taking advantage of his newfound popularity, since his appearance on “Love & Hip Hop ATL.”
Since his debut on the show in June of 2012, Lil Scrappy has been releasing a steady stream of music, including his third studio album The Grustle.
Now, Lil Scrappy is ready to introduce his fans to his alter ego “Merlot Jones,” who will make his official debut on an upcoming mixtape.
“I been working on this ‘Gangsta Grillz’ with DJ Drama, it’s called ‘Merlo’s Way.’ Merlo is my alter ego,” Lil Scrappy told AllHipHop.com. “Merlo Jones, that’s when I’m on my playa s**t.”
According to Lil Scrappy, the appearance on “Love & Hip Hop ATL” helped excite and even grow his core fan base, which he vowed not to abandon.
According to stats provided by VH1, “Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta” ranked as cable’s top reality series…
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