Watch the Official Trailer For “Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby”

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Baby has been one of the world’s most impactful artists since his first release in 2017. Untrapped tells his story, and details his meteoric rise to become the most dominant name in the rap game. While still a teenager, Baby—known to friends and family as Dominique Armani Jones—was one of the most notorious figures in the streets of West Atlanta, before he was arrested and sent to prison. After his release in 2016, he faced a hard choice: Return to the fast money of the streets, or take a chance that his charisma and untested talent could bring him success as a rapper. In 2020, his second album, My Turn, was the year’s top seller across all genres of music. Today, Lil Baby is a devoted father to his two young boys and a powerful voice in the fight for racial justice and police reform. Untrapped: The Story of Lil Babychronicles the astonishing rise of a singular artist and activist, and explores the systemic oppression that keeps far too many people of color from participating in the American Dream.

Preview Of From Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby

Lil Baby has been one of the world’s most impactful artists since his first release in 2017. Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby chronicles the life of the Grammy®-winning rapper, known to friends and family as Dominique Armani Jones, and his meteoric rise to the top of the hip hop world.While still a teenager he became one of the most notorious figures in the streets of West Atlanta before he was arrested and sent to prison. After his release in 2016, he faced a hard choice: Return to the fast money of the streets or take a chance that his charisma and untested talent could bring him success as a rapper. In 2020, his second album, My Turn, was the year’s top seller across all music genres. Today Lil Baby is a devoted father to his two young boys and a powerful voice in the fight for racial justice and police reform. Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby is at once an intimate portrait of a singular artist and activist and an exploration of the systemic oppression that keeps far too many people of color from participating in the American Dream.

Directed by Karam Gill
Produced by Dominique Jones, Pierre ‘P’ Thomas, Kevin ‘Coach K’ Lee, Karam Gill, Daniel Malikyar, Andrew Primavera, Blase Biello

‘Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby’ to Stream Worldwide on Prime Video August 26

Prime Video announced it will exclusively stream Karam Gill’sUntrapped: The Story of Lil Baby, produced by Quality FilmsMGX Creative, and 4PF. The feature-length documentary made its world premiere at the Tribeca Festival on Saturday and was followed by a performance from Lil Baby. 

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Baby has been one of the world’s most impactful artists since his first release in 2017. Untrapped tells his story, and details his meteoric rise to become the most dominant name in the rap game. While still a teenager, Baby— known to friends and family as Dominique Armani Jones— was one of the most notorious figures in the streets of West Atlanta, before he was arrested and sent to prison. After his release in 2016, he faced a hard choice: Return to the fast money of the streets, or take a chance that his charisma and untested talent could bring him success as a rapper. In 2020, his second album, My Turn, was the year’s top seller across all genres of music. Today, Lil Baby is a devoted father to his two young boys and a powerful voice in the fight for racial justice and police reform. Untrapped: The Story of Lil Babychronicles the astonishing rise of a singular artist and activist, and explores the systemic oppression that keeps far too many people of color from participating in the American Dream.

Producers of Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby include Dominique “Lil Baby” Jones, Pierre “P” Thomas, Kevin “Coach K” Lee, Karam Gill, Daniel Malikyar, Andrew Primavera, and Blase Biello.

Lil Baby, Lil Durk, City Girls & More Shut Down Hot 97 Summer Jam + Tribute To DJ Kay Slay & HOT 97’s Vow To Protect Black Art

[Lil Baby (Photo credit: Jamel Martin)]

HOT 97 (WQHT-FM), Hip Hop’s biggest concert, HOT 97’s Summer Jam returned to MetLife Stadium on Sunday night. Known for legendary performances and history-defining moments, this year’s Summer Jam concert over-delivered, exceeding fan expectations. 

The highlight of the night came when Quality Control/Motown top recording artist Lil Baby caused pure pandemonium as the hyped-up crowd rapped along to hit singles “Drip Too Hard” & “Yes Indeed.” Lil Baby’s performance was followed up by longtime collaborator and Hip Hop heavyweight Lil Durk who performed with special guests Meek MillNardo Wick & French Montana

Meek Mill (Photo credit: Daniel Vasquez)

Earlier in the evening, the audience experienced raw, adrenaline-filled performances from DreamDoll and Pusha T. Fans chanted as West Coast superstar, Roddy Ricch hit the stage to perform his hit records “High Fashion” featuring DJ Mustard & “The Box”, while all the ladies roared in unison for rap-duo City Girls, who appeared on stage draped in diamonds and their signature high-fashion, performing fan-favorite singles “Twerkulator” & “Act Up.”

DreamDoll (Photo credit: Emerald Knox)


One of the most anticipated moments of the evening was the all-star tribute to the Drama King, the late great DJ Kay Slay. A staple in the Hip Hop community and HOT 97 family, the celebration orchestrated by friend and rapper Papoose did not disappoint. The set included performances by Busta RhymesRemy MaFat JoeMaino, The Lox’s JadakissSheek Louch and Styles P., Dipset’s Juelz Santanaand Jim Jones. Friends and family of DJ Kay Slay joined the stage while fans rejoiced in celebration of the life and legacy of the Drama King.

Kay Slay loved authenticity and represents the streets! I knew the artists who came out had to embody that!” Said Papoose, who orchestrated the tribute along with T.T. Torrez (Hot 97 VP of Artist & Label Relations) & DJ Spazzo. “While putting it together I was extremely emotional! I didn’t know if I would be able to walk on that stage without breaking down but I pulled it off! Kay Slay was watching over me!

Jadakiss photographed on stage during DJ Kay Slay’s tribute (Photo credit: Walik Goshorn)

HOT 97 stood in solidarity with the Hip Hop community by putting a spotlight on the “Protect Black Art” movement, delivering a surprise tribute to Young Thug & Gunna, two artists who are currently being held without bond, partly based on prosecutors presenting song lyrics as evidence. Led by music mogul Kevin Liles, “Protect Black Art” is petitioning against the practice of violating the first amendment rights of artists. The audience was surprised with an exclusive message from Young Thug, included within a PSA produced by 300 Entertainment and bringing awareness to the recent unjust practice of using lyrics against rap artists. The PSA featured heartfelt messages from DJ KhaledPost MaloneG-HerboLondon on the Track& others. (Link to PSA)

The evening began with some fireworks on the festival village stage as the legendary Cardi B joined B-LOVEE, and Dougie B on stage, shocking the crowd with an appearance on their track “Shake It.” Other high energy acts included a shutdown performance by Cordae, a raw and entertaining set by NLE ChoppaYung BleuDrewksi & Friends, and Lady London on HOT 97’s legendary festival stage. Followed by an infectious, fun performance from Saucy SantanaJnr ChoiBabyface Ray.  As concertgoers filled the stadium, the main stage kicked off with DreamDoll, followed by Jamaican dancehall artist Shenseea Benny The Butcher.

Cardi B photographed after her performance with Nessa, Colin Kaepernick, Joe Budden & DJ Drewski (Photo credit: Daniel Vazquez)

The evening came to a close as New York’s hometown hero, Fivio Foreign hit the stage. After appearing last year as one of Summer Jam’s special surprise guests, fans and industry peers alike rooted for Fivio and his recent chart-topping success with his sophomore album “B.I.B.L.E.” HOT 97 Summer Jam has always been known for all-star surprise performances and this year did not disappoint when Coi LerayChlöe BaileyRowdy Rebel & Skillibeng, joined Fivio on stage to close out the festival with all of his hit records.

4PF Signee Lil Kee Carries The Legacy of Late Brother on ‘Letter 2 My Brother” & “What You Sayin” Feat. Lil Baby Video

Drawing comparisons to his mentor Lil Baby with his ability to pour his heart and soul into his lyrics, Atlanta-via-Alabama riser Lil Kee is one of the exciting rap prospects that you shouldn’t sleep on. Upholding the memory of his late brother, Lil Kee invites you to take a peek into his turbulent state of mind with Letter 2 My Brother, his new project available everywhere via Four Pockets Full Inc. Along with the project, Lil Kee shares the video for “What You Sayin,” his new single with Lil Baby, where the latter gifts his protege one of the hardest verses.

Letter 2 My Brotherhttps://lilkee.lnk.to/letter2mybrother

Social Media:

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SleazyWorld Go Taps Lil Baby For “Sleazy Flow” Remix

SleazyWorld Go and Lil Baby slide over a piano laden beat with ease on the official “Sleazy Flow” remix. On the remix, the Kansas City by-way-of Grand Rapids rapper and Atlanta mainstay trade bars about the respect they’ve earned, the safety they provide the women in their life, and as Lil Baby puts it, “come through fresh as a peppermint.” In the video, SleazyWorld Go and his crew ride around in a white Bentley before linking up with Lil Baby who arrives in a matching ivory Rolls Royce.

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Instagram | TikTok | YouTube 

Lil Baby, Lil Durk, Pusha T, City Girls,& More Set To Perform At HOT 97 Summer Jam

HOT 97, the New York based global culture-setting hip-hop brand unveils the lineup and details for the 2022 HOT 97 Summer Jam. Going down June 12th at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, hip-hop’s most anticipated festival includes superstars such as Lil BabyLil Durk, Pusha TCity GirlsBurna BoyYoung Thug and Gunna, plus many more.

Tickets officially go on sale April 30th at 10:00 AM EST on Ticketmaster or hot97.com/summerjam and American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning April 29 at 10am EST through April 29 at 11:59 PM EST.  Download the all-new HOT 97 App for more opportunities to win tickets, exclusive content and hip-hop updates.

The 2022 HOT 97 Summer Jam festival offers two stages featuring many of the hottest hip-hop talent. The main Stadium Stage performers include DreamDollShenseeaBenny The ButcherBurna BoyRoddy RichPusha TCity GirlsYoung Thug and GunnaLil BabyLil Durk, and — closing the show—hometown, Brooklyn’s, Fivio Foreign. The night will also feature a special musical tribute in memory of the legendary DJ Kay Slay.

In addition, the Festival Stage will be a who’s who of emerging artists including, Girll CodeeNardo WickBabyFace RayDrewski & Friends featuring B-LoveeJNR ChoiDougie B., 22GZLady LondonSaucy SantanaNLE ChoppaYung Bleu, and Cordae. The lineup hits from top to bottom.

“HOT 97’s Summer Jam, the biggest hip-hop concert, is a day of music celebrating US… with two stages and an endless list of super-stars, this is a moment you won’t want to miss We understand the assignment and can’t wait to experience, with the fans, an extremely exciting line up of performances from artists who are defining our culture.” TT Torrez, on-air personality and VP of Artist and Label Relations.

The lineup announcement is highlighted alongside the new and improved HOT 97 app, which allows listeners to enjoy the hottest hip-hop station and all of its amazing content from anywhere in the world. The app keeps fans up-to-date on the culture with breaking news, exclusive articles, video content, and features from EbroLaura Stylez & RosenbergFunk Flex, TT TorrezMegan Ryte and many more.

Furthermore, app users will have exclusive access to contests, merchandise and prizes—including tickets to Summer Jam 2022. Live chat with the station’s famous personalities and live video streaming are also in the works, along with access to on-the-go to HOT 97’s library of podcasts, including Ebro in the Morning and Tap in with TT, alongside mixes from the station’s world-famous DJs.

Also, for the first time, HOT 97 Summer Jam’s Artist Lounge will be sponsored by DCN studio, an entertainment and media company specializing in covering the latest news on web3 culture.

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