Dominique Armani Jones is an American rapper from Atlanta, professionally known as Lil Baby, which is his stage name. He makes singles and mixtapes. He is a professional rapper and is well known to the rap community around the world.
Lil Baby Net Worth
As per some sources, Lil Baby’s net worth is worth around 5 million dollars ($5 million).
He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on December 3, 1994. His father left his family when he was two years old. So, his single mom raised his two sisters and him. He was dropped out of high school in the ninth grade.
He was charged for possession with the intent to sell among the others in early 2012. His personal lawyer suggested him to take it to your plea deal, but he refused and got himself a new lawyer. The new lawyer has a special program in which Jones was only held for a year. During this period, he got into an argument with a white prisoner over racism.
Due to this, his charge extended to the original 2-year sentence. In 2013, he got registered for another charge of marijuana possession. The quantity he possessed is less than an ounce. But, again in 2014 he was charged and arrested for possession of marijuana with the intent to sell among the others. After completing his two year charge, he started his rap carrier.
Lil Baby release date first mixtape “Perfect Timing” shortly after he was released from prison. It features Lil Yachty, Young Thug, and others. His second mixtape is titled as “Harder Than Hard” was released on July 18, 2017. Then, Lil Baby released another mixtape called “2 the Hard Way” on October 9, 2017, with his friend Marlo, an Atlanta rapper.
But, Lil Baby made it to the masses with his mixtape “Too Hard” which is released in December 2017. Then, he released a music video called freestyle on November 5, 2017, to promote his upcoming mixtape. That video got nearly 400 million views on YouTube. Due to the popularity of this music video single, his next mixtape got good attention.
In that mixtape, a single called “all of a sudden” featured his friend and rapper Moneybagg Yo. He released his debut studio album, “Harder Than Ever” in May 2018 which debuted its position at number 3 on the US Billboard 200 list.
After harder than ever, Lil Baby released a collaborative mixtape “Drip Harder” with his friend and label mate, Gunna in October 2018. The lead single from the mixtape, “Drip Too Hard” was so popular that it became 9x Platinum certified by the RIAA. It also got nominated for best rap performance for the 62nd Grammy Awards. This mixtape was released under the labels YSL records, Quality Control, and Motown/Capital.
He released his next mixed tape Street Gossip in November 2018. Later in December, he collaborated with Yung Gravy’s single called “Alley Oop”. The Lil Baby appeared in the film How High 2 which is a sequel to How High, egg premiered on MTV in April 2019. Baby worked with the future to release a single called “Out The Mud” on June 21, 2019. He was also featured in “Down Like That”, a KSI’s song.
He released his album my turn on February 28 2020 and this debuted at the number 1 position on the US Billboard list. It includes guest appearances from Lil Wayne, 42 Dugg, Future, Moneybagg Yo, Uzi Vert, Gunna, Rylo Rodriguez, and Young Thug. Amid the George Floyd protests around the world, he made a political song called “The Bigger Picture”. This debuted at number 3 on the charts and also got nominated for the Grammy Awards.
He released a studio album called “The voice of the Heroes” collaboration with Lil Durk. This debuted the charts at number 1 position in the Billboard 200.
His former girlfriend is Ayesha with whom he has a son, Jason. Later in 2016, entrepreneur and model Jada Cheaves Jones started dating each other. She also made a special appearance in his song “close friends”. Jada and Jason were blessed with a son, Loyal on 18th February 2019.
In July 2021, he was charged for a drug case by the police in Paris where he was going to attend the Paris Fashion Week. He was soon released by the police. In May 2021, he made a visit with the George Floyd family to the White House marking one year for Floyd’s murder.
Lil Baby is one of the best rappers in the world. We hope this article has provided toy a little insight about him. Famous rapper Drake said that he was a fan of Lil Baby. Soon, he might earn more fans around the world. Thank you for reading the article.