Lil Durk

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Lil Durk
Birth nameDurk Derrick Banks
Born (1992-10-19) October 19, 1992 (age 29)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
Years active2011–present

Lil Durk (born October 19, 1992) is an American rapper and singer from Chicago. His real name is Durk Derrick Banks. Durk's debut album, Remember My Name was released in 2015. In 2020 he released the single “The Bigger Picture”, which peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the highest-charting song as a lead artist of his career. In the same year, Durk released the studio album “The Voice“, which peaked at number 2 on the US Billboard 200 chart. He released his mixtapes through his own record label OTF (Only the Family).

As a teenager, he was jailed briefly on charges of possessing weapons.

Durk’s cousin McArthur Swindle was murdered in 2014. In 2015, his manager was also murdered. Durk had a brother known as D Thang. His close friend was King Von.