Often grouped with his Drip Harder collaborator Gunna, or placed a notch below Migos on the Quality Control totem pole, Baby has shown the ability to stand on his own two feet and power mainstream records by himself. The 25-year-old owns a pair of solo top 50 records on this week’s Hot 100, thanks to album singles “Woah” and “Sum 2 Prove.”
After his release from jail on gun charges in 2016, Baby fell into hip-hop under the shrewd tutelage of Gunna and Young Thug. He rapidly accumulated a growing buzz around the ATL thanks to the many projects he dropped in the following years.
READ MORE‘I Don’t Even Feel Like I’m in My Prime,’ Lil Baby Talks ‘My Turn’ at MTN DEW’s Courtside StudiosBaby’s rise reached a crescendo when he teamed up with Gunna for their acclaimed Drip Harder joint project in late 2018. Just over a year later, Baby’s solidified himself as a star.