Who is Lil Bibby?
Music heals everything, so does refers in the life of Lil Bibby, an American rapper and hip hop artist. Bibby was born in Chicago on 18 July 1994 to American parents. Beginning his career in 2011, he released his debut mixtape in 2013, named “Free Crack.” He also released the follow-up takes for the same mixtape in 2014 and 2015.
Bibby also stated that the album titled Free Crack has links to the Kanye West track, “Crack Music” which is also named Jadakiss and Drake influences. He received great success after his first mixtape, he appeared on songs by N-Tune, Gianni Blu featuring King L and EMP Dasme, and Juicy J featuring Nicki Minaj and Young Thug.
- Celebrity Name: Lil Bibby
- Full Name: Brandon George Dickinson
- Gender: Male
- Birth Date: 18 July 1994
- Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
- Age: 26 years old
- Height: 1.78 m
- Weight: 68 kg
- Nationality: American
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Status: Single
- Wife: No
- Children: No
- Profession: American rapper
- Net Worth: $8 million
Brandon George Dickson Jr. better known as Lil Bibby was born in Chicago. He grew up on the east side of Chicago’s 79th street for the most of black neighborhood. Raised by a single, violent drug addict mother Bibby had a hard childhood.
A violent mother never looked after his son. She spent most of the time, consuming drugs. Brandon’s elder sister acted like her mother to him, she always looked after him. Although her sister was also involved in the local drug trade, she never consumed them herself.
The society, Bibby was living in was a society of social vices. He grew up to be aggressive. He was involved in fights every now and then. His grades in school were decreasing day by day. He found the community to be corrupt and extremely notorious.
By the time, Bibby was 13, he started making money by selling drugs on the streets. Once he admitted that he was shot many times during his teenage years and also he had seen his childhood friends taken to jail.
Music came to the rescue at those hard times. Once, he stated that he read some self-help books at that time, which helped him, recover from that trauma stage. At the age of 16, he decided to make music as his career.
He also enjoyed playing basketball in school and the streets. He could not continue to play basketball because of the rigid environment around him.
Lil Bibby is a type of celebrity that likes to keep his life personal. He does not like to share his life events publically. In the year 2016, his fans got a sneak peek into his love life. A video was uploaded on social media where he was seen with an American model Johanie Taylor. Friends and fans had different types of reaction after seeing this video.
After seeing many different types of reactions both of them finally confirmed their relationship via Instagram post. After that, there is nothing much that the fans know about his personal life. He still prefers his life to be private.
Lil Bibby made clear in his mind that he wants to make his career music when he was 16 years old. Following his passion, he released his first debut in 2013 which was a mixtape, “Free Crack” which was inspired by Kanye West’s song track, Crack Music. Both of them belong to Chicago. The mixtape was available only for the digital download that made more than 225,000 downloads.
Lil Herb and King L made guest appearances in the first tape of Bibby. In the year 2014, he worked with rapper Juicy J, Bibby made an appearance in the remix of “Main Chick. The remix was performed by Kid Ink. In the same year, he released the second mixtape, “Free Crack 2”. In this tape, Lil Herb, Anthony Hamilton, Wiz Khalifa, Kevin Gates, Juicy J, and even Jadakiss were seen as guests.
In November 2015, he released the third follow up, “Free Crack 3”. In the same year, he also worked on two singles, “Ridah” and “Aww Man” and released them. These mixtapes became the source to record with RCA label Kemosabe Records. This label released his first studio album,” FC3: The Epilogue” in the same year.
Awards and Achievements
His debut tape was super hit, Lil Bibby was on the front cover of “Vibe” magazine that showered lots of love on him. The magazine stated that he is one of the best rappers in 2014. Brandon was also hailed as having the chops for being a major music artist.
In the year 2014, the reports revealed that Drake himself was now a fan of Bibby’s work and he talked to him before the release of his tape. This boosted Bibby’s much-needed confidence.
In 2014, Bibby appeared on Sway’s Morning show’ “Sway” and XXL’s Fresherman Class. He was also interviewed by Billboard. Admiring the outlook and originality of his second mixed tape the magazine awarded it an XL.
Lil Bibby is an inspiration to the young rappers to become major music artists. Even he has not been awarded, he won the hearts of many. Fans are expecting in the coming time his work is appreciated.
Lil Bibby’s Net Worth
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As of now, Lil Bibby’s net worth is $8 million.
Despite all the hardships faced by Bibby in his childhood, now he is doing well in his life. His first mixtape debut, “Free Crack” gave him a huge success in the music industry. Various factors decide the amount of income an album or a song can make. So it can be concluded that his albums and songs are fetching a good amount of money. His dedication to his work will make him more rich and popular.