Rich Chigga, we hardly knew ye. 2018 was just hours old with the artist born Brian Imanuel announced he was leaving Rich Chigga in 2017, and would henceforth be known as Rich Brian

But 2017 won't forget him. It was a wild year for the Indonesian teenager—he went from Vine star to one of the best new artists of the year. Next up: Rich Brian's debut album Amen, due out on February 2. 

How did it happen? How did Imanuel go from being mocked by 21 Savage to appearing alongside him on "Crisis" in just over a year? Let's go back—all the way back to the microwaved bread—to better understand how he did it. Watch our latest P&P Update above, and revisit Rich Chigga's time on Trending Topics below.

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