Hykeem Jamaal Carter Jr. (born October 22, 2000), professionally known as Baby Keem, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer from Carson, California. He initially gained major recognition following the release of his single “Orange Soda”, from his second mixtape Die for My Bitch (2019), which peaked at number 98 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
Keem has both songwriting and production credits on his cousin Kendrick Lamar’s project, Black Panther: The Album, TDE member Jay Rock’s Redemption, Schoolboy Q’s Crash Talk, and the song “Nile” from Disney’s The Lion King: The Gift. Keem worked with record producer Cardo, on his two mixtapes, The Sound of a Bad Habit (2018) and Die for My Bitch (2019).
No. 4. Orange Soda: It was released as a single from his second mixtape Die for My Bitch on July 16, 2019 and was produced by Baby Keem himself and Keanu Beats. The song was a sleeper hit, becoming Baby Keem’s first song to chart on the US Billboard Hot 100. In March 2020, Keem was featured in the visual mission statement for Kendrick Lamar and Dave Free’s company, pgLang. In August 2020, it was revealed Baby Keem was included on XXL’s 2020 Freshman Class.
No. 3. Hooligan: On September 18, 2020, Keem returned with the release of the song, “Hooligan”. In over one year the official video has garnered 8.9Million Views on Youtube.
No. 2. Durag Activity ft Travis Scott: released on April 30, 2021, by Columbia Records and PGLang as the lead single from Keem’s debut studio album The Melodic Blue (2021). The song was written by Keem and Scott alongside Justin Howze and was produced by Brick.
Baby Keem has
1 Studio Album; The Melodic Blue,
2 Mixtapes; The sound of Bad Habit, Die for my B*****h
4 Eps; Oct, Midnight, No name, Hearts and Darts
No. 1. Family Ties ft Kendrick Lamar: The song was released on August 27, 2021, by Columbia Records and pgLang. The song serves as the fourth single from Keem’s debut album, The Melodic Blue. It was produced by Baby Keem, Cardo, Outtatown, Roselilah, Deats, Jasper Harris, Frankie Bash.