There’s been heaps of Baby love going round this yr. And it’s been all for Lil Baby and DaBaby.
The two rappers have been cradling the high spots on the charts: Lil Baby’s “My Turn” album has spent 5 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 — greater than some other artist this yr — whereas DaBaby’s “Rockstar” single, that includes Roddy Ricch, has occupied the summit of the Hot 100 for 4 weeks.
And these scorching hip-hoppers — who traded rhymes on “Baby” in 2019 and a “Life Is Good” remix earlier this yr — don’t present any indicators of cooling off. Here, we break down the story of the tape in summer time’s greatest battle.
Lil Baby: 25
Lil Baby: Dominique Armani Jones
DaBaby: Jonathan Lyndale Kirk
Lil Baby: Atlanta, Georgia
DaBaby: Charlotte, North Carolina
How he obtained his deal with
Lil Baby: When he was a child, his older associates typically referred to as him “Lil Baby.”
Lil Baby: “Harder Than Ever” (2018)
DaBaby: “Baby on Baby” (2019)
Lil Baby: “Yes Indeed,” “Never Recover”
DaBaby: “Oprah’s Bank Account” (with Lil Yachty)
Lil Baby: 1 (Best Rap/Sung Performance for “Drip Too Hard” in 2020)
DaBaby: 2 (Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for “Suge” in 2020)
Lil Baby: He appeared in the MTV stoner film “How High 2” in 2019.
DaBaby: He made a robust Black Lives Matter assertion eventually month’s BET Awards by re-enacting George Floyd’s dying.
Lil Baby: His monitor “Catch the Sun” was featured in the 2019 movie “Queen & Slim.”
DaBaby: He launched a “Bonnie and Clyde”-inspired quick movie for his single “Find My Way” in April.
Lil Baby: Twelve songs off of “My Turn” appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 in March, giving Lil Baby a profession whole of 47 tracks on the chart, which tied him with a pair of legends: Prince and Paul McCartney.
DaBaby: When the remix of Jack Harlow’s “Whats Poppin,” that includes DaBaby, Tory Lanez and Lil Wayne, hit No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, the “Rockstar” turned the 20th act to say the high two spots on the chart at the similar time.