DaBaby and Lil Wayne Release New Single “Lonely”

DaBaby’s tapped Lil Wayne to help deliver his new single “Lonely.” The song comes after the North Carolina rapper has released a series of freestyles.   In the track, DaBaby raps about the death of his brother, feeling like there is no love at the top or bottom of the industry, and alludes to the backlash of the comments he made during Rolling Loud Miami in July. While not fully present here, the constant deflection of those actions has been a constant in his music, like in his “Essence” freestyle that dropped last…

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DaBaby ‘Eagerly Participated’ In Educational Meeting With GLAAD and HIV Activists

In a press release Tuesday (Aug. 31), GLAAD revealed that DaBaby was in attendance for a conversation with GLAAD, the Black AIDS Institute, Gilead SciencesCOMPASS Initiative Coordinating Centers, National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), The Normal Anomaly Initiative, Positive Women’s Network- USA, Prevention Access Campaign (U=U), the Southern AIDS Coalition, and Transinclusive Group, as well as “a faith and HIV advisor” to discuss the reality of living with HIV and AIDS. The meeting was called after GLAAD and 10 other organizations penned an open letter to the rapper on Aug. 4, in which they asked DaBaby to start a dialogue…

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DABABY FINDS A FESTIVAL THAT WON’T CANCEL HIM: BOOSIE BADAZZ’S BOOSIE BASH

DaBaby’s reputation as a “festival killer” took a hit this summer when he made disparaging comments towards the LGBTQIA+ community during his performance at Rolling Loud Miami in July. After a series of festivals removed him from their lineups including Lollapalooza, Governor’s Ball and Day N Vegas, it appeared the only festival stages DaBaby would be hitting this summer would be Hot 97’s Summer Jam. Until Boosie Badazz stepped in.   The rapper revealed on Thursday (August 19) DaBaby wouldn’t just be attending his third annual Boosie Bash in his hometown of Baton Rouge, he’d be hitting the…

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50 Cent Says DaBaby Will Bounce Back: ‘Remember They Canceled Chris Brown 5, 6 Times?’

  50 Cent knows more than most about bouncing back. He took bullets, and a barrage of bottles at a U.K. festival. Now Fiddy is backing DaBaby to rebound from his current plight.   DaBaby is a hot talking point for all the wrong reasons, after he made inflammatory comments during his July 25 set at Rolling Loud in Miami.   The 25-year-old rapper later issued a formal apology to “the LGBTQ+ community for the hurtful and triggering comments” and his “misinformed comments about HIV/AIDS,” though the statement was later deleted from his social…

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DABABY GETS CUT FROM PARKLAND FESTIVAL – BUT NOT FOR HOMOPHOBIC HIV REMARKS

Manchester’s Parkland Festival across the pond is no longer promoting DaBaby as one of the artists in their lineup, but a rep for Baby reached out to TMZ to clarify that the removal from the England festival was done on his end months ago and has nothing to do with the recent controversy.   The festival included DaBaby in their promotional flyers as recently as July 14, but the “Suge” rapper’s team is placing blame on the festival as he was gone from the event for months. The rep also adds they…

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Da Baby Reportedly Dropped From The UK’s Parklife Music Festival

According to sources, #DaBaby has reportedly been dropped from the UK’s #Parklife music festival. This comes after his controversial comments at the #RollingLoud festival that occurred a few days ago.   This comes after it appears his name appears to have been removed from the promotional material.  #MeganTheeStallion & #YungThug are also headlining the festival that takes place in September.   Parklife Music Festival has yet to release an official statement.   As previously reported, Da Baby also lost his partnership with boohooMan. “boohooMan condemn the use of homophobic language and confirm we will no longer be working with…

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DABABY REQUESTS JAY-Z FEATURE – DESPITE MEGAN THEE STALLION BEING TEAM ROC NATION

 Getting a feature from JAY-Z may be one of the hardest things to do these days in Hip Hop. The legendary MC isn’t as active in the studio these days, so a verse from him comes a dime a dozen. Despite it being a rare feat, rappers still try to get a 16 from the Brooklyn native.  DaBaby took to Twitter Friday (June 25), requesting a JAY-Z feature. The North Carolina rapper wasted no time asking who he needed to contact to get Hov on a record.  “Who I gotta talk…

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DaBaby to Host Music Industry Job Fair In North Carolina

  Dababy’s releases in the past few years found him achieving success on a solo level, as well as with his label Billion Dollar Baby. The North Carolina rapper has garnered six Grammy nominations from his work and has dropped two number-one albums. Now, the rapper has made a move to give back to where he came from, as he revealed he’ll be hosting a job fair in his hometown–Charlotte, North Carolina. The job fair is set to be held at Hilton Charlotte  University Place on April 12, from 12…

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Update: 42 Dugg, DaBaby Offer to Pay Woman’s Bail Who Killed Brother’s Killer

  Update 01/21/2021 12:20am: Tityana Coppage, 21, is currently being held on a $200,000 bond at Jackson County jail in Kansas City and after her story went viral it appears she’ll have some help covering the tab. Detroit rapper 42 Dugg took to Instagram on Wednesday, and wrote, “I got 20 thousand if they can get her out on ten percent tell her people get with me.” DaBaby shared a screenshot of Dugg’s initial post and said he’ll match him to cover the bond, followed by Dugg sharing their text…

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