Jonathan Kirk, known as DaBaby, is a chart-topping rapper from Charlotte, North Carolina, born in 1991.
Despite having no prior experience, he chose to pursue rap full-time in 2014, quickly rising to prominence with constant mixtape releases and captivating live performances.
Initially performing under the name Baby Jesus, he later adopted the moniker DaBaby.
His mixtapes, featuring notable cameos, garnered him regional acclaim and a major-label deal with Interscope in 2019.
His albums, “KIRK” and “Blame It on Baby,” topped the Billboard 200, with the latter featuring the chart-topping single “Rockstar.”
DaBaby faced personal and professional challenges, notably the loss of his older brother and backlash for homophobic remarks.
Despite this, he continued to release music, including the EP “Back on My Baby Jesus Sh!t Again,” the mixtape “Better Than You” in collaboration with YoungBoy Never Broke Again and “Baby on Baby 2.”
His lyrics and quotes reflect his life experiences, hustle and resilience.
I have listed below some of the best quotes from DaBaby.
Best DaBaby Quotes
It’s the work you don’t see that gets people the furthest. ~ DaBaby.
Anybody that is trying to go into business with me, of course, I’m gonna do my research on them. ~ DaBaby.
You need the Lord in your life. ~ DaBaby.
I plan to exceed all expectations. ~ DaBaby.
Everything I been through, it’s something only I know. ~ DaBaby.
I got you, moonlight. You’re my starlight. I need you all night, come on, dance with me. ~ DaBaby.
There was so much music growing up. But definitely, Lil Wayne was a big influence because I had more of an understanding of what I was listening to when I was getting older. ~ DaBaby.
Don’t let your intentions get watered down worrying about what ‘famous’ people doing with their influence. ~ DaBaby.
A lot of times, I set standards, or I put things ahead of me on purpose because that’s just how I am. I challenge myself. ~ DaBaby.
I love it when you have to perform at a certain level or else. That’s when I’m at my best. ~ DaBaby.
When I started coming on my music the way I was coming on freestyles, just relentless, at your neck, as soon as the beat starts, that’s when everything really clicked. ~ DaBaby.
I’m definitely bringing something different to the table. I’m more than excited for what’s to come. I’m going to have a great year. We’ve brought it this far, and it ain’t stopping now. ~ DaBaby.
Fall in love with the hustle. ~ DaBaby.
There was so much music growing up. But definitely Lil Wayne was a big influence because I had more of an understanding of what I was listening to when I was getting older. ~ DaBaby.
Famous DaBaby Quotes
Everything is organic. I got the wordplay. I got the vocabulary to really, really rap. ~ DaBaby.
Early on in my life, I got two older brothers. We used to listen to Eminem, 50 Cent, Lil Wayne. ~ DaBaby.
The overall structure that police operate on needs to change. It all needs to be changed from the inside out. ~ DaBaby.
You and everybody around you gotta be willing to accept whatever comes with your blessings. ~ DaBaby.
I’m a force to be reckoned with. ~ DaBaby.
If you are willing to go through it with me, grab my hand, let’s go. If not, I wish you the best. ~ DaBaby.
Some songs, I rap before the beat even play, and I enjoy doing that. I like walking the beat down. ~ DaBaby.
Come touch me without dying, I highly doubt it. ~ DaBaby.
I paid for every video I ever shot. ~ DaBaby.
Make sure the people you hustling for gonna still be there by the time you reach the goal. ~ DaBaby.
We’re from the hood and are serious and real, but at the end of the day, that doesn’t get you anywhere. I can be a worldwide artist. I can act and do comedy. I can really spit with the best of them, but I can also make songs. Some spitters can’t make songs. ~ DaBaby.
Some songs I rap before the beat even play and I enjoy doing that. I like walking the beat down. ~ DaBaby.
Inspiring DaBaby Quotes
I put my pride in my pockets a long time ago. ~ DaBaby.
The goal was to be the hottest artist on the planet, and I think I’ve done that. ~ DaBaby.
I make him spend it all, this boy done fell in love. ~ DaBaby.
Anything I do, I’m doing it for a reason. ~ DaBaby.
I’mma finish this runoff successfully, reach another milestone, and take some much-needed time off to work on self-discipline, mental health, physical health, loving on my kids and family, and becoming a better person overall. ~ DaBaby.
Recording ’till the sun up make me think about the old days. ~ DaBaby.
I always give my respect first because I know where I’mma take it when you disrespect me. ~ DaBaby.
I won’t give up all I got to see you happy. ~ DaBaby.
I like to have fun with my videos and performances. That’s the most fun part when it comes to the music. I get to show off my character. ~ DaBaby.
They staring at us, saying where we go. You gotta be yourself. You wanna be around me. ~ DaBaby.
I like pushing the envelope and being creative. I’m a high-level performer. It’s about how I can take it to another level? I try not to be complacent in my music or with my performances. I gotta keep it fresh and rock out. ~ DaBaby.
I don’t do everything right, and that’s okay. ~ DaBaby.
I didn’t know of any rappers in Charlotte. Not to sound like I’m bragging, but I brought the music scene alive and shed the proper light on it. I took it to a whole other level when I started rapping. ~ DaBaby.
The way I make something out of nothing, I got that from my mama. That’s 100% her. ~ DaBaby.
I love being the underdog. Something about climbing up out the mud make them victory’s bigger. ~ DaBaby.
I won’t ever go through that again. No time for no hoes or no friends. ~ DaBaby.
He’s from Fayetteville. I’m from Charlotte. We got two different upbringings. All in all, though, I love J. Cole’s perspective, and I love his music. I love his approach. It’s just two different things. ~ DaBaby.
I used to think I was ugly because I was the baby. ~ DaBaby.
When you got a sound that doesn’t sound like nobody else, and it’s brand new, you’ve got to feed it to them. You’ve got to force it on them. ~ DaBaby.
Top DaBaby Quotes
I don’t even listen to peoples’ music. I’m really in tune with my craft. I listen to me all day long. ~ DaBaby.
Just treat people the way you want to be treated. ~ DaBaby.
I mean, I’m just me. I wouldn’t even call myself a tough guy. I’m just me. I remain myself, and I respect everybody. ~ DaBaby.
My name was originally Da Baby Jesus, but I changed it like two years into my career because I didn’t want to offend anyone. ~ DaBaby.
I’m pretty sure my expectations are higher than the average person’s. It just sets standards. ~ DaBaby.
I’m all the way hands-on when it comes to my videos. ~ DaBaby.
People think I’m more rowdy than I actually am just based on certain events and things. People think I walk around looking for trouble, but really, I’m one of the most laid-back, coolest people you’ll ever meet. ~ DaBaby.
My life in the history books, whatever I do, they won’t forget now. ~ DaBaby.
Becoming successful, staying successful, remaining free, and staying alive, don’t happen where I’m from. That’s something I understand can never be taken for granted. ~ DaBaby.
I’m an early 1990’s baby, so I had the pleasure of going through a lot of eras in music. ~ DaBaby.
People are unpredictable at the end of the day. ~ DaBaby.
The struggle made me special. ~ DaBaby.
I just knew I could never answer the question ‘What are you going to be when you grow up?’ ‘Cause, it was just gonna happen. ~ DaBaby.
When I get bored with something, I’m done with it. ~ DaBaby.
Just stay focused. ~ DaBaby.
I ain’t met a situation yet I wasn’t built for. For that, I’m grateful. ~ DaBaby.
When you reach a certain level, people don’t got nothing left to do but find a reason not to like you. ~ DaBaby.
You have to know what you’re doing because people in the industry know what they’re doing. Also, just being mature enough to not be blown away by all of this going on. ~ DaBaby.
Sometimes you gotta see more to be more. It gets weird as hell, but it’s necessary. ~ DaBaby.
I am the type where I don’t worry about anything else but how to top what I did yesterday. My main goal is to top what I did before. ~ DaBaby.
Popular DaBaby Quotes
My internet presence was definitely bigger than the music. I’m so good at marketing, so once I knew I had them looking, I turned up with the music. I knew what I was doing – it was premeditated. ~ DaBaby.
I pray to God they all understand now, play with me. It’s a man down. ~ DaBaby.
Charlotte, it’s what somebody from New York or L.A. would say is a small town, but it isn’t. It’s right in between being a small town and a city. It’s more of a city. ~ DaBaby.
Now that I’m an XXL Freshman, you know, I feel like that sets high standards for me, and I feel like I have to deliver. ~ DaBaby.
I’ll let the game tell me when to drop music. If it was up to me, I’d drop music every damn day. ~ DaBaby.
It’s just the way I’m set up, being that once-in-a-generation, once-in-a-lifetime, once-in-an-era type of star. ~ DaBaby.
The music I make, it’s so hard. I listen to it 100,000 times before it even drops. ~ DaBaby.
From my life experience, I don’t look at police as police anymore. I think they prey on people. Actually, I know they prey on people. ~ DaBaby.
I’ve studied the greats. I’ve studied all the genius marketers throughout the rap game. I borrow from anybody with something to offer. I’ve just always been a hustler. ~ DaBaby.
You can’t cheat the game. You can’t cheat the grind. You get out what you put in at the end of the day. ~ DaBaby.
Just say to me what you want from me. What do you want? ~ DaBaby.
No, I wasn’t a bad kid. I was always intelligent, and strong-minded, and outgoing like I am now. ~ DaBaby.
My work ethic comes from kicking the door down. Me coming from where I come from, it ain’t a city where you got any other rappers from. ~ DaBaby.
And I’m the type of person, if I ain’t wrong, I’m gonna stand on that. ~ DaBaby.
Inspirational DaBaby Quotes
You gotta milk the game. You gotta take advantage of it. When you got something going, you would be a fool to step on your own toes and go left with it. ~ DaBaby.
I’m great, but God is the greatest. ~ DaBaby.
I really came from nothing. I’m not perfect at all, but look, I done been through it all and still got plenty more to go through. ~ DaBaby.
I made that a point when I was creating my sound from the beginning. I didn’t want to sound like anybody. Once I kind of found my own sound, I mastered it. ~ DaBaby.
I don’t play the ugly game. I think everyone is beautiful, and I see it in me now more and more. ~ DaBaby.
I was all about touching people and influencing people. I have always been that type of person. I was the one teaching people things, I just always had a way with my words, and I always spoke with substance. ~ DaBaby.
At the end of the day, somebody’s got to not like you. ~ DaBaby.
When it comes to the music, the traits you got to have in order to make lit music, club music, to have the swag with it, to have the lingo – I got those traits, you know what I mean? ~ DaBaby.
I just had that mindset to never settle. That’s a credit to my pops too. He used to say, ‘The sky’s the limit,’ every time we talked. ~ DaBaby.
I’ve been broke my whole life. You get what I’m saying? I’m scared of the bank. ~ DaBaby.
I definitely am the best rapper alive. Mark my words. ~ DaBaby.
My loyalty to you will make me cross myself. ~ DaBaby.
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