Party Favor is one of the fastest rising names in the electronic dance music circuit, as his edgy style helped pioneer the festival trap genre. Born Dylan Ragland, Party Favor has garnered as much attention for his original records such as “Bap U” (Mad Decent) and “Booty Loose” (Mad Decent), as well as remixes for familiar names such as Dillon Francis, Diplo, Flosstradamus, and Major Lazer. His latest EP, Party and Destroy includes collaborations with Dillon Francis, Gucci Mane, Sean Kingston, Rich The Kid, Gent & Jawns and Georgia Ku. The EP hit #2 on iTunes album charts and the lead single “Give It To Me Twice” reached over 1 million plays on Spotify in its first two weeks. Party Favor grew up listening to metal in Park City, Utah and grew into the electronic music scene while at Chapman University in Southern California. Party Favor gained notable attention with his debut EP, Parkin’ Lot Pimpin in 2013 that eventually led to signing with Mad Decent. The track “Bap U” was released in 2014 and became Party Favor’s more familiar track, having earned millions of plays, getting featured in a major television commercial, as well as Warner Brothers movie “Vacation” (2015) and “How To Be Single” (2016).
Party Favor continues to experience much success with features in numerous commercials along with a feature during the 2016 NBA playoffs and numerous festival appearances. B-Sides met up with Party Favor at the inaugural ID10T Festival to talk comedy, about the collaborations on his latest album, Party and Destroy and more.