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Dababy – Jonathan Lyndale Kirk

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 rose to mainstream prominence with his debut album Baby on Baby (2019), which included the Billboard Hot 100 top ten single “Suge”.

His second studio album, Kirk (2019), debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. The album spawned the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) multi-platinum singles “Intro” and “Bop”. That same year, he was featured on the singles “Enemies” by Post Malone, and “Cash Shit” by Megan Thee Stallion. Dababy’s third studio album, Blame It on Baby (2020), became his second consecutive number-one album in the US. The album included his highest-charting song, “Rockstar” (featuring Roddy Ricch), which spent seven non-consecutive weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and received a Grammy Award for Record of the Year nomination.

In 2020, he was featured on the remix of “Whats Poppin” by Jack Harlow, and the single “Levitating” by Dua Lipa, both of which peaking at number two on the Billboard Hot 100. That same year, he was also featured on single “For the Night” by Pop Smoke and was awarded two iHeartRadio Music Awards. In 2022, he released the collaborative mixtape with YoungBoy Never Broke Again, Better than You in addition to his fourth studio album, Baby On Baby 2.

Billion Dollar Baby Entertainment is an American record label founded by DaBaby in 2017, based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Billion Dollar Baby currently has signed 5 artists to the label. DaBaby spoke about intending to focus on the record label saying “I won’t be rapping in five years, I won’t be rapping. I’ll be creating other superstars.