Dominique Jones (born December 3, 1994), known professionally as Lil Baby, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He is best known for his songs "Freestyle", "Yes Indeed" and "My Dawg", the latter two peaking at number six and 71 respectively on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Dominique Jones was born on December 3, 1994, in Atlanta, Georgia. When he was 2 years old his father left the family and he was raised by a single mother. He was born into poverty and his mother had to support him, his two sisters and his one brother. The family lived on food stamps and government assistance. As a child, Jones walked home from school and watched as his family was evicted. He grew up with Young Thug and the members of Quality Control Music. He dropped out of school in the tenth grade to become a full-time drug dealer, but was caught up by the law in early august of 2012 for possession of dangerous drugs. Before that, in January he was arrested for burglary and one other charge. Later in 2013, he had a charge of possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. Following that, in 2014 he had another charge of possession of marijuana with intent to sell and acquiring a license plate for purpose of concealing identification of a motor vehicle. But three months before that, he had a charge including theft by receiving stolen property. After being incarcerated for 2 years, he began his rap career with 4PF (Four Pockets Full) and Quality Control Music
2017–present: Beginnings and Harder Than Ever
In May 2018, Lil Baby released his debut studio album, Harder Than Ever, which debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 chart. The album was supported by the singles, "Southside" and "Yes Indeed" featuring Drake, the latter peaked at number six on the US Billboard Hot 100.