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Hykeem Jamaal Carter Jr. (born October 22, 2000), known professionally as Baby Keem, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer from Las Vegas, Nevada. He initially gained major recognition following the release of his single "Orange Soda", from his second mixtape Die for My Bitch (2019). He would later collaborate with Kanye West on the song "Praise God", which reached the top 20 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.

His debut studio album The Melodic Blue, was issued in September 2021 by Columbia Records and pgLang. The album debuted at number five on the Billboard 200 chart. The single "Family Ties" featuring his cousin Kendrick Lamar, became his second top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100, and received the Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance. The album also included the songs "Durag Activity" alongside Travis Scott, and "Range Brothers" with Lamar.

The Melodic Blue

September 22, 2021

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family ties (with Kendrick Lamar)

August 27, 2021

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durag activity (with Travis Scott)

April 30, 2021

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no sense

March 5, 2021

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hooligan / sons & critics

September 18, 2020

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DIE FOR MY BITCH

July 19, 2019

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ORANGE SODA

July 16, 2019

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FRANCE FREESTYLE

July 10, 2019

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May 14, 2022

Kendrick Lamar Unleashes Music Video for "N95" f/ Baby Keem

K-Dot unveiled the visual for 'Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers' track “N95,” which was directed by himself and Dave Free and features appearances from Baby Keem.

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May 13, 2022

Kendrick Lamar Announces The Big Steppers Tour f/ Baby Keem and Tanna Leone, Reveals Full Schedule

Kendrick is taking his new double album out on the road this summer. Support will be provided by Baby Keem on all dates and Tanna Leone at select stops.

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May 13, 2022

Kendrick Lamar Announces 2022 Tour

pgLang artists Baby Keem and Tanna Leone will join Lamar as he plays shows in support of Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers

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May 13, 2022

Kendrick Lamar Releases New Album Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers: Listen

Lamar’s long-awaited follow-up to Damn. has contributions from Portishead’s Beth Gibbons, Summer Walker, Ghostface Killah, Thundercat, Baby Keem, and more

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May 11, 2022

Biffy Clyro, CHVRCHES and Baby Keem added to Roskilde 2022 line-up

Anitta, H.E.R. and Shygirl have also joined the bill for the Danish festival The post Biffy Clyro, CHVRCHES and Baby Keem added to Roskilde 2022 line-up appeared first on NME.

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April 25, 2022

Managers To Watch: The Rising Execs Helping Baby Keem, Tems, Remi Wolf & More

These managers and management teams have set the bar for what it takes to successfully break new talent.

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April 23, 2022

Kendrick Lamar Surprises Baby Keem to Perform Two Songs at Coachella

Fresh off his first ever set at Coachella last weekend, Baby Keem returned to the Sahaha stage on Friday where he surprised fans by bringing out Kendrick Lamar.

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April 23, 2022

Kendrick Lamar joins Baby Keem for pair of songs at Coachella 2022

The two cousins performed 'Family Ties' and 'Vent' The post Kendrick Lamar joins Baby Keem for pair of songs at Coachella 2022 appeared first on NME.

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April 23, 2022

Watch Kendrick Lamar Join Baby Keem for Two Songs at Coachella

They performed “Family Ties” and “Vent” together

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April 16, 2022

Watch Baby Keem Perform “Lost Souls” With Brent Faiyaz at Coachella 2022

He also broke out his Kanye West collaboration “Praise God”

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April 4, 2022

Baby Keem Wins First Grammy With Best Rap Performance Victory For ‘Family Ties’

Kendrick Lamar also won his 14th Grammy for his co-billed role on the song.

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April 4, 2022

Baby Keem and Kendrick Lamar's "Family Ties" Wins Best Rap Performance at 2022 Grammys

Earlier in the evening, the artist formerly known as Kanye West came out on top in the Best Rap Song and Best Melodic Rap Performance categories.

www.complex.com

April 4, 2022

Baby Keem and Kendrick Lamar Win Best Rap Performance for “Family Ties” at the 2022 Grammys

Keem and Lamar prevail over Cardi B, J. Cole, Drake, and Megan Thee Stallion

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April 4, 2022

Baby Keem Talks Working With Kendrick Lamar, Inspiration From Kanye West & More | 2022 GRAMMYs

Billboard’s Carl Lamarre spoke with Baby Keem on the red carpet of the 2022 GRAMMY Awards about his multiple nominations, working with Kendrick Lamar, inspiration from Kanye West, Outkast and more.

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April 4, 2022

Olivia Rodrigo Wins Best New Artist at 2022 Grammys

She was nominated alongside Japanese Breakfast, Saweetie, Baby Keem, Arooj Aftab, Finneas, and others

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April 3, 2022

Kanye West and Jay-Z Win Best Rap Song for “Jail” at the 2022 Grammys

The Watch the Throne duo takes the gong ahead of DMX, Saweetie, Baby Keem, and J. Cole

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February 11, 2022

A Way-Too-Early Look at the Best Mixtapes of 2022

Plus more highs and lows from the world of rap this week, including a breakdown of that star-studded Donda 2 photo with Ye, Drake, Travis, Baby Keem, and… Yung Lean.

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January 31, 2022

Baby Keem unveils ‘Melodic Blue’ tour dates

The tour kicks off in March The post Baby Keem unveils ‘Melodic Blue’ tour dates appeared first on NME.

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December 16, 2021

The Best Underrated Albums of 2021, According to Pitchfork Staff

Personal favorites that didn’t make our list of the best albums of the year, including Willow, Baby Keem, Mickey Guyton, and more

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December 15, 2021

Baby Keem: 2021 R&B/Hip-Hop Rookie of the Year

As an extension of Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Rookie of the Month series, the editorial team honors its first Rookie of the Year, Baby Keem.

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December 3, 2021

Brent Faiyaz Shares New Song “Mercedes”: Listen

A new single to follow recent collaborations with Drake, Tyler, the Creator, Tems, and Baby Keem

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November 13, 2021

Kendrick Lamar’s Day N Vegas Performance Was Art

At the Day N Vegas music festival on Nov. 12, Kendrick Lamar walked his audience through a theatrical exhibition of his musical eras, and a guest performance from Baby Keem.

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November 13, 2021

Kendrick Lamar Celebrates ‘Section.80’ During Casually Dazzling Day N Vegas Set

Star toured his hits and brought out Baby Keem during his one scheduled performance of 2021

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October 7, 2021

Baby Keem Sets The Melodic Blue U.S. Fall Tour Dates

Two-phone Baby Keem is taking The Melodic Blue on the road.

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October 7, 2021

Baby Keem Announces 2021 U.S. Tour

Shows in support of The Melodic Blue begin in November

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October 6, 2021

Baby Keem and BIG30 Were the Biggest Breakthrough Artists of September

With the arrival of their projects 'The Melodic Blue' and 'King of Killbranch,' the rappers top this month's Breakthrough 25 Chart.

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October 6, 2021

All the BET 2021 Hip Hop Awards Performances Ranked

Aside from the awards, fans enjoyed various ciphers from emerging acts and performances from Young Thug, Gunna, Baby Keem, and more. Check out the performances ranked from tonight's festivities.

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October 6, 2021

Watch Baby Keem Perform “Family Ties” on BET Hip Hop Awards 2021

On a fiery stage, he performed his Kendrick Lamar-featuring song without Kendrick Lamar

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September 23, 2021

Baby Keem’s ‘Melodic Blue’ Starts in Top Three on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart

The rising rapper achieves his first top five project on the chart as his studio debut album logs 53,000 equivalent album units in its first week.

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September 21, 2021

Drake Cruises to Another Week At Number One on the Artists 500 Chart

Baby Keem and Kacey Musgraves hit new peaks as Ed Sheeran returns to the Top 20

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