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Lil Baby, ‘The Bigger Picture’
Dominique Armani Jones  born December 3, , known professionally as Lil Baby , is an American rapper, singer and songwriter from Atlanta , Georgia. He rose to mainstream fame in following the release of his mixtape Perfect Timing and is one of the most prominent figures in the trap music scene. He went on to release two more mixtapes in , Drip Harder and Street Gossip , the former containing his most popular song " Drip Too Hard " which peaked at 4 on the Billboard Hot , and the latter peaking at number two on the US Billboard Lil Baby's second album, My Turn , peaked at number one on the Billboard The song " We Paid ", from the album, charted at number ten on the Hot In June , he released the single " The Bigger Picture ", which peaked at number three on the Hot and became the highest charting song of his career.
My Turn , the latest album from the year-old Atlanta rapper born Dominique Jones, was just named the most popular album in the U. Yet by using a uniquely compressed path, Baby has become an undeniable superstar. The ascent of Lil Baby coincides with the rise of melodic rap coming out of Atlanta -- before he was scoring consistent top 10 hits, artists like Young Thug, Quavo, Future and Lil Yachty had notched crossover hits with warbled hooks between their sometimes also warbled verses. When Baby released his first mixtape in April , his mellifluous, high-pitched flow sounded both unique enough to stand out in a crowded scene -- which helped ink a deal with Migos home Quality Control Music -- and stylistically in line with his contemporaries. Some of them, like Young Thug and Lil Yachty, even showed up as guests on the debut project. The title of that mixtape, by the way? Perfect Timing. In hindsight, however, the critical response should have been even more celebratory: Drip Harder is front-to-back sensational trap music, with a pair of ravenous artists trading rhymes over top-notch production and becoming stars over the course of 38 minutes.