Lil Baby was born Dominique Armani Jones on December 3, 1994, in Atlanta, Georgia. His father departed when Lil Baby was 2 years old, and he was raised by his single mother. He grew raised with two sisters and dropped out of Booker T. Washington High School during his freshman year.
In 2012, Lil Baby was arrested on various offences, including possession with intent to sell. His lawyer attempted to encourage him to accept a two-year plea bargain, but Lil Baby hired a new counsel who got him into a programme that would merely detain him for a year.
While taking part in this programme, he got in a fight with a prisoner who made racist insults, and Lil Baby then had to fulfil the original two-year term. In 2013, he was accused with marijuana possession, and the following year, he was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell. Lil Baby launched his rap career after two years of jail, with Quality Control Music and his own label, 4PF (4 Pockets Full) (4 Pockets Full).
Lil Baby released his first mixtape, “Perfect Timing,” in April 2017 and followed it with “Harder Than Hard” in July, “2 The Hard Way” (featuring Marlo) in October, and “Too Hard” in December.
“Too Hard” went Gold and peaked at #80 on the “Billboard” 200 list and #33 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The mixtape includes the track “Freestyle,” which was certified 2× Platinum; the “Freestyle” music video has been seen more than 400 million times on YouTube.
Another track from “Too Hard,” “All of a Sudden” (with Moneybagg Yo), went Platinum and reached #20 on the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart. Lil Baby released the studio album “Harder Than Ever” on May 18, 2018, and it includes the Gold song “Southside” and the 6x Platinum single “Yes Indeed.” He then released the mixtapes “Drip Harder” (featuring Gunna) in October and “Street Gossip” in November.
“Drip Harder” got Platinum and “Street Gossip” went Gold; both mixtapes hit the top 10 on the “Billboard” 200 list, while “Drip Harder’s” songs, “Drip Too Hard” (featuring Gunna) and “Close Friends,” went 9x Platinum and 4x Platinum, respectively. Lil Baby debuted on Adult Swim’s “FishCenter Live” in September 2018, and in December of same year, he was featured on Yung Gravy’s track “Alley Oop.”
What is Lil Baby’s Net Worth?
Lil Baby Net Worth:$5 Million
Lil Baby is an American rapper who has a net worth of $5 million. His first studio album, 2018’s “Harder Than Ever,” was certified Platinum and reached #3 on the “Billboard” 200 list. His follow-up, 2020’s “My Turn,” was even more successful, topping the “Billboard” 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts and earning 3x Platinum.
Lil Baby has also released multiple mixtapes and has worked with several artists, like as Gunna, Moneybagg Yo, Ralo, Lil Uzi Vert, Kodak Black, Gucci Main, Offset, Young Thug, Lil Yachty, and Lil Durk.
In 2020, he directed his “On Me” music video as well as the Rylo Rodriguez music videos for “Hear This” and “Walk” (which starred Lil Baby and 42 Dugg) (which featured Lil Baby and 42 Dugg). Lil Baby’s big songs include the 6× Platinum “Yes Indeed” (with Drake) and the 9x Platinum “Drip Too Hard” (with Gunna), which both achieved #1 on the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart and made the top 10 on the “Billboard” Hot 100 list.
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In 2019, Lil Baby appears as himself in the MTV film “How High 2” and performed on “Wild ‘N Out.” He also recorded the songs “Phone Down” (with Stefflon Don), “Out the Mud” (with Future), “Baby” (with Quality Control and DaBaby), “Toast Up” (with Ali Tomineek and Shad on the Beat), and the 3x Platinum “Woah.
” His second studio album, “My Turn,” was released on February 28, 2020, and it includes the Platinum singles “Sum 2 Prove,” “Emotionally Scarred,” and “The Bigger Picture.” Twelve tracks from the album made it into the “Billboard” Hot 100 list. In June 2020, Lil Baby released the protest song “The Bigger Picture” in the wake of the George Floyd demonstrations. He donated the song’s revenues to Black Lives Matter, The National Association of Black Journalists, The Bail Project, and Breonna Taylor’s attorney.
The music hit #3 on the “Billboard” Hot 100 list and garnered Lil Baby two Grammy nods. He also sang the song at the 2021 Grammy Awards. In March 2021, he was featured on Drake’s track “Wants and Needs,” which reached at #2 on the “Billboard” Hot 100 chart. In June 2021, he released the collaboration album “The Voice of the Heroes” with Lil Durk, and it achieved #1 on the “Billboard” 200 list.
Lil Baby and model/entrepreneur Jayda Cheaves had son Loyal on February 18, 2019. The pair started dating in 2016, and Cheaves starred in his “Close Friends” music video. Lil Baby also has a son, Jason, from a prior relationship with a lady called Ayesha. In May 2021, the rapper visited George Floyd’s family at the White House on the one-year anniversary of Floyd’s murder.
They talked with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris about enacting the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. In July 2021, Lil Baby was detained for cannabis possession in Paris. The following morning, he was freed from police detention and told to pay a fine.
Awards and Nominations
Lil Baby has been nominated for three Grammys, Best Rap/Sung Performance for “Drip Too Hard” (2020) and Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for “The Bigger Picture” (2021). In 2020, he garnered MTV Video Music Award nominations for Song of Summer (“We Paid”) and Video for Good (“The Bigger Picture), and he won nine ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards in 2021, including Songwriter of the Year. In 2019, he garnered a BET Award for Best New Artist, and he won Best Male Hip Hop Artist in 2021.
“The Bigger Picture” garnered Lil Baby a BET Hip Hop Award for Impact Track in 2020, and he got an IHeartRadio Music Award for Hip-Hop Album of the Year for “My Turn” in 2021.
He has also gotten American Music Award nominations for New Artist of the Year and Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album (“My Turn”) and “Billboard” Music Award nominations for Top New Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Streaming Songs Artist, Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Album, and Top “Billboard” 200 Album.