Born Jonathan Kirk, DaBaby changed from Baby Jesus fully devoted himself to rapping in after facing numerous legal troubles throughout his life. However, even with his growing fame, DaBaby found himself at the center of criminal allegations regarding the shooting and death of a year-old at a Huntersville, N. While Kirk received no charges thanks to strong evidence of self defense, as well as a lack of compelling evidence against him, the incident does lend some validity and menace to his bars about his time in the streets.
The rapper has been atop Billboard's Hot Songs chart for five straight weeks. The collaboration with Roddy Ricch had Earlier in his music career, he was known as Baby Jesus. After high school, he attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for two years, but quit, claiming he'd only gone to college to please his parents, according to Rolling Stone. He released several mixtapes, starting in , but it was his debut "Baby On Baby," which dropped in March , that launched him into the mainstream.
His debut studio album Baby on Baby peaked at number seven on the Billboard ,  while his second studio album, Kirk , debuted at number one. It also produced DaBaby's highest-charting song, " Rockstar " featuring Roddy Ricch , which has spent seven non-consecutive weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot as of the issue dated August 15, He moved to Charlotte, North Carolina in , where he would spend most of his early years.
CNN Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby was arrested Thursday in Miami for allegedly attacking a music promoter over payment for a performance, according to a police report. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Rapper DaBaby was arrested Thursday following an altercation in Miami. Kirk complained about the shortage, leading to an argument, according to the report. The two men told police that Kirk and several men with him then attacked them. Kirk allegedly punched one promoter in the face and then, Kirk and several others allegedly beat the other promoter, knocking him to the ground. Kirk and the others then fled the scene in a black SUV, but officers later took the rapper into custody after he returned to the hotel, the report said. The rapper was interviewed by officers at the police department, where he denied his involvement in the incident and was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery, the report states. Read More.