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Lil Baby’s rise to stardom has made him one of the hottest new talents in the game. From songs alongside Drake, Wayne, Megan Thee Stallion and more, the 26-year-old rapper has proven time and again that he’s here to stay. But how much do you really know about the Atlanta artist? Check out our gallery of 15 facts below.

 

Lil Baby is just one of the acts set to hit our Summer Jam stage next month. Join us Friday, August 27th, at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse for AG Entertainment and Z1079’s Summer Jam, Presented by Major Harrison of MH3 Cars, also starring, Lil Durk, Moneybagg Yo and Jeezy! Trust us, this is one event you WON’T wanna miss!

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1. Lil Baby was born Dominique Jones in Atlanta in 1994

Lil Baby at Hot 107.9 Source:Vincent Davis

2. In May 2021, he visited the White House with the family of George Floyd marking one year since Floyd’s murder

Lil Baby Protesting With The People Source:Radio One Digital

3. He earned his first Grammy nomination in 2020 Grammys for ‘Drip Too Hard’

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4. Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta

Lil Baby On Hot 107.9 Source:HotSpotAtl.com

5. Lil Baby is the father of two boys

Lil Baby at #BirthdayBashATL2018 Source:ATLPics.com

6. Lil Baby said Young Thug paid him to leave the hood because he recognized his talent

Lil Baby Source:Radio One

7. His first mixtape was released in April 2017

Lil Baby LIVE At #979CarShow 2018 (PHOTOS) Source:Radio One

8. His song, “The Bigger Picture,” was nominated for two Grammy Awards – ‘Best Rap Performance’ and ‘Best Rap Song’

Lil Baby Performs LIVE in St. Louis [PHOTOS] Source:Hot 104.1

9. Lil Baby got his stage name from some of his older friends, with whom he used to hang out a lot

Lil Baby - The Next Generation Tour Source:Radio One Houston

10. He lists hot wings as his favorite food

Lil Baby Birthday Bash ATL 2019 Source:Radio One Digital

11. He has known Quality Control label mates The Migos before he got famous

Lil Baby Birthday Bash ATL 2019 Source:Radio One Digital

12. His debut studio album, “Harder Than Ever” peaked on the US Billboard 200 at the number 3 spot

Lil Baby 25th Birthday In Atlanta Source:Prince Williams

13. He never planned to be a rapper but realized he had skills after his first studio session

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14. He hopes to one day head his own label, like Def Jam or like Roc Nation

Lil Baby The Morning Hustle Source:Reach

15. He went to jail for the first time at age thirteen

Lil Baby LIVE At #979CarShow 2018 (PHOTOS) Source:Radio One