Since the not-so-distant beginning of his career, DaBaby has packed his music with energy, fun, chaos, and unimaginable breath-control. His music is the perfect balance of braggadocious bars and carefree entertainment, which is also the sweet-spot he's lived for the past year. But for his third album in 13 months, is it still enough? In tune with the world's current circumstances, Blame It on Baby feels lighthearted even from the cover art, where DaBaby wears a medical mask and a colourful camo vest.
On DaBaby's biggest song, he asked himself to switch the flow. He didn't. "BOP" hurtled forward like he'd been shot from a cannon. His potent, barraging raps sound like they're spurting out of him; the joke goes that they're all different versions of the same song. DaBaby aims to be everywhere at ….
North Carolina rapper DaBaby rocketed from up-and-comer status directly into the pop culture mainstream somewhere around the release of his 2019 major-label debut, Baby on Baby. His combination of irreverent charm, charismatic swagger, and raw talent for energetic flows gelled on singles like "Suge," and took DaBaby to viral success. In just over a year since Baby on Baby brought DaBaby to legions of new listeners, he moved at a staggering pace, releasing second studio album Kirk six months later, appearing in countless features on other artists' tracks, and then issuing third album Blame It on Baby roughly seven months after the appearance of Kirk.