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DaBaby in 2021
DaBaby in 2021
Background information
Birth nameJonathan Lyndale Kirk
Also known asBaby Jesus
Born (1991-12-22) December 22, 1991 (age 30)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.[1]
OriginCharlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
Years active2014–present

Jonathan Lyndale Kirk (born December 22, 1991), known professionally as DaBaby (formerly known as Baby Jesus), is an American rapper. After releasing several mixtapes between 2014 and 2018, he became popular in 2019.

His first album, Baby on Baby (2019), peaked at number seven on the Billboard 200. It featured the single "Suge". His second album, Kirk (2019) debuted at number one. It featured the single "Bop".

His third album, Blame it on Baby was released in 2020. Its single "Rockstar" (featuring Roddy Ricch) reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100.

DaBaby won the Top Rap Song award at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards for "Rockstar".

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Kirk, Joshua (March 27, 2019). "Who is DaBaby? The Charlotte rapper hip-hop heads are buzzing about". KultureHub. Archived from the original on July 21, 2019. Retrieved July 21, 2019.
  2. "The Best Songs of 2019 (So Far)DaBaby, "Suge"". Complex. Archived from the original on February 20, 2020. Retrieved September 7, 2019.
  3. Thompson, Paul A. (March 8, 2019). "DaBaby: Baby On Baby". Pitchfork. Archived from the original on April 24, 2020. Retrieved October 7, 2019.
  4. Renshaw, David (September 2, 2019). "DaBaby says he's releasing new album Kirk later this month". The Fader. Archived from the original on October 12, 2019. Retrieved September 20, 2019.