DaBaby started considering music as his career around 2014. He released his initial mixtape called Nonfiction.
He went on launching other mixtapes, such as God’s Work, Baby Talk, and Billion Dollar Baby.
Later, he signed a contract with the South Coast Music Group label. He performed in club shows with his mixtapes.
His first album named Baby on Baby was released in 2019. It features some guests, such as Rich the Kid, Quan, and Offset.
His album ranked at #25 on the US Billboard 200. One of his songs, Suge, sat at number 87 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Then, DaBaby was featured in Cash Shit from Megan Thee Stallion and Baby from Quality Control.
Both songs peaked at the top 40 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Even Cash Shit got Winning R&B/Hip-Hop Songs at the 2020 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards.
Next, Jonathan released his second album with his last name, Kirk, in September 2019.
The album’s lead single called Intro ranked #13 on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2020, he received two nominations for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance from Grammy Awards in 2020.
- Full name: Jonathan Lyndale Kirk
- Stage name: DaBaby
- Nickname: Baby Jesus
- Born: December 22, 1991, in California, US
- Zodiac sign: Capricorn
- Nationality: American
- Religion: –
- Profession: Rapper, singer, songwriter
- Education: Vance High School
- Hobbies: Rapping and singing
- Parents: –
- Sibling: Glen Johnson
- Girlfriend: DaniLeigh
- Facebook: @babyjesus704
- Twitter: @DaBabyDaBaby
- Instagram: @dababy
- TikTok: @dababy
- YouTube: DaBaby Official
- His musical influences are Kanye West, Lil Wayne, and Future.
- His initial intention to get into music was touching and influencing people.
- After graduating from high school, he enrolled at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, but dropped out after two years.
- In 2017, he wore a diaper at the SXSW Music Festival.
- His first daughter was born in 2017.
- In 2019, he was found guilty of a shooting accident in North California.
- DaBaby was also sued by a rapper named Don Trag because of an incident at a nightclub in Massachusetts.
- He was nominated for Hot Ticket Performer and Best Hip Hop Video at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards.
- He appeared on Billboard magazine’s cover in October 2019.
- DaBaby also became the cover of Wave magazine in its Autumn/Winter edition.
- In December 2019, he gave gifts to 200 children in Charlotte.
- He collaborated with Camila Cabello in January 2020.
- Jonathan’s second child was born in 2020.
- He hosted an event in Charlotte named Black Lives BEEN Mattered.
- DaBaby and his crew were arrested for 48 hours in Miami due to robbery in 2020.
- In the same year, he left without performing a single song due to slapping a female fan.
- His brother passed away because of a gunshot wound in November 2020.
- He started dating an American choreographer named DaniLeigh in December 2020.
- Forbes magazine listed him in its 30 Under 30 – Music.
Pics of DaBaby
1. His outfit matches the white car
2. The white shoes contrast his neutral outfit
3. DaBaby wears a brown overall
4. His leather jacket and necklace seem expensive
5. Jonathan’s graphic T-shirt is head-turning
Excluding his criminal records, DaBaby is a talented rapper who has captured people’s attention through his incredible works.