DaBaby

From DMX to DaBaby: A Brief History of Rappers Releasing 2 Albums in 1 Year

DMX struck gold in 1998 by releasing two chart-topping albums in the same year, a formula many artists have tried to replicate with varying results. Releasing multiple projects in a single year has become more and more popular in the streaming era, but the jury is still out on whether or not the …

DaBaby: “You Gotta Show the Money When You Become a Rapper”

2019 has been a watershed year for DaBaby. The North Carolina rap star has released two albums—Baby On Baby on March 1 and Kirk on September 27—and has been touring the country nonstop. There’s a lot of money coming in, and the artist born Jonathan Kirk isn’t afraid to show it off. During an …

40 Best Hip-Hop and R&B Albums of 2019 (So Far), Ranked

Ah, yes, another list to argue over. In April, we brought you the 20 best hip-hop and R&B albums of the year. In June, we brought you 30 albums. Now, we’re up to 40 albums as the fall weather kicks in. We look forward to fighting with you all on Twitter. [Editor’s Note: As we move into Quarter …