DaBaby Wiki – Biography
DaBaby whoes real name is Jonathan Lyndale Kirk (formerly known as Baby Jesus), is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter from Charlotte, North Carolina. After releasing several mixtapes between 2014 and 2018, DaBaby rose to mainstream prominence in 2019.
His debut studio album Baby on Baby (2019) peaked at number seven on the Billboard 200, while his second studio album, Kirk (2019), debuted at number one. The albums featured the Billboard Hot 100 hit singles “Suge”, “Intro”, and “Bop”. His third studio album, Blame It on Baby (2020), became his second consecutive number-one album in the US. It also included DaBaby’s highest-charting song, “Rockstar” featuring Roddy Ricch, which spent seven non-consecutive weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
He was born on December 22, 1991, in Cleveland, Ohio. He moved to Charlotte, North Carolina in 1999, where he would spend most of his early years. He attended Vance High School where he graduated in 2010. He attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for two years, but did not complete his studies, saying he only went to school for his parents’ sake. He grew up listening to Eminem, 50 Cent and Lil Wayne with his two older brothers.
DaBaby is 28-years-old.
Older Brother Glen Johnson Death
DaBaby just broke his silence on the passing of his brother, posting lyrics from his song “Intro” which gave fans a peek into his brother’s struggles, “My brother be thinkin’ that we don’t love him and let him struggle like we ain’t family. Like I won’t give up all I got to see you, n****.”
DaBaby’s brother has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound … according to sources with direct knowledge of the tragedy.
TMZ’s learned the rapper’s older brother, Glenn Johnson, took his own life Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina. Glenn had posted a video of himself earlier in the day in a car with a gun, and he was visibly upset and crying.
In the video, DaBaby’s brother claimed he had been wronged a lot in the past. Not long afterward, our sources say he shot himself in the head and died.
We’re told Johnson is survived by 3 daughters and a son.
DaBaby’s brother has died after being found suffering a gunshot wound, according to multiple reports.
The rap star’s older sibling Glen Johnson died Tuesday, TMZ reports. Johnson is survived by three daughters and a son.
Police found a fatally injured Johnson, 34, after being called to a location in northeast Charlotte following a report of an assault with a deadly weapon, according to Fox 46 and Eyewitness News 9.
The father of four had suffered a gunshot wound and was taken to a local hospital where he was declared dead, the outlets report.
The case is currently being classified as a death investigation and it is unclear if any foul play was involved, the news stations report. Johnson appeared distressed prior to the incident in a video he shared to social media, TMZ reports.