Dominique Armani Jones, (born December 3, 1994), known professionally as Lil Baby, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter from Atlanta, Georgia. He rose to mainstream fame in 2017 following the release of his mixtape Perfect Timing, becoming one of the most prominent figures in the trap music scene to date.
Lil Baby’s debut studio album Harder Than Ever (2018) was certified RIAA Platinum and included the song “Yes Indeed” with Drake, which peaked at six on the Billboard Hot 100. He went on to release two more mixtapes in 2018, Drip Harder and Street Gossip, the former containing his most popular song “Drip Too Hard”, which peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100, and the latter peaking at number two on the US Billboard 200. Lil Baby’s second studio album, My Turn (2020), peaked at number one on the Billboard 200 and is certified two times platinum by the RIAA. The song “We Paid”, from the album which features 42 Dugg, charted at number ten on the Hot 100. In June 2020, he released the single “The Bigger Picture”, which peaked at number three on the Hot 100 and became the highest charting song of his career.
No 4. Days Off
Off his 2017 mixtape “Perfect Timing”. Its serves as the no 1 track on the Ep.
In early 2012, he was charged for possession with intent to sell among other charges. His original lawyer urged him to take a 2-year plea deal, but Jones refused, and acquired a new lawyer. This new lawyer placed Jones in a special program that would only hold him for a year. While in this program, he got into an altercation with a white prisoner over racial comments. After, Jones’ sentencing was replaced with the original 2-year deal. Later in 2013, he had a charge of possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. In 2014, he was arrested again and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell among other things. After being incarcerated for two years, he began his rap career with 4PF (4 Pockets Full) and Quality Control Music.
No 3. Southside
The lead single off the 2018 “Harder than Ever” Debut album. Song was produced by max lord
No. 2. The bigger Picture
It was released on June 12, 2020, in the wake of the killing of George Floyd. In the song, Lil Baby shows solidarity with the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests calling for justice against police brutality in the United States and systemic racism. Proceeds from “The Bigger Picture” benefit The National Association of Black Journalists, Breonna Taylor’s attorney, The Bail Project, and Black Lives Matter.
No. 1. Woah
Off his second studio album My Turn (2020). The song was released through Quality Control Music and Universal Music Group on November 8, 2019. “Woah” became Lil Baby’s third number one on the Billboard Streaming Songs chart, following 2018’s “Yes Indeed” and “Drip Too Hard”. It also debuted at number one on the Rolling Stone 100.