Atlanta rap star Lil Baby might have to be behind bars for a minute. The hip-hop heavyweight has been arrested in Paris, France.
Lil Baby Arrested In Paris
Lil Baby and NBA star James Harden may have been busted by the police. The latter was detained and released, but the “Woah” crooner was taken in after authorities allegedly found 20 grams of cannabis in the glovebox of a car he was in. The pair were in the city for Paris Fashion Week.
“Baby was seated in the back of a police van and appeared to be handcuffed … local reports say he was among 3 people arrested for some sort of marijuana-related charge. The report said the vehicle the men were traveling in was pulled over and officers could smell marijuana. There were allegedly 20 grams of weed discovered.” (TMZ)
Lil Baby + Lil Durk Tour Dates Announced
Outside of the legal drama, LB is trying to get back on the concert grind. After COVID-19 shut down the live music scene for most of the last year, a lot of artists are returning to the stage in the latter half of 2021, including Baby and his new tag-team partner Lil Durk.
Lil Baby revealed his 2021 Back Outside Tour dates on social media. The “Bigger Picture” hitmaker will be joined by “special guest” Lil Durk, hot off their joint album The Voice of the Heroes. The tour begins Sept. 1 in Mansfield, Mass., and concludes Oct. 15 in West Palm Beach, Fla.
“Let’s See How Fast We Can Sell Out 👀👀 ! ‘The Back Outside Tour’ Coming To A City Near You !! Get Your Tickets Now !!”
‘Voice Of The Heroes’ Snags No. 1 Spot On Billboard
Lil Baby and Lil Durk’s album easily blew away its competition in its first week. Along with topping the chart, the album sold more than 152,000 copies.
Lil Baby and Lil Durk have done what everyone in hip-hop knew they were capable of. Their new album easily sits atop the competition at No. 1. The Voice of the Heroes sold 152,274 copies after just a week of availability. Other notable hip-hop artists to land in the Top 10 include J. Cole’s The Off-Season and Moneybagg Yo’s A Gangsta’s Pain.
NBA Star James Harden Attached To Joint Album
According to a press release, Brooklyn Nets superstar James Harden played a massive part in the album’s actual creation. A portion of the LP actually came together in Harden’s recording studio.
NBA superstar James Harden is credited as an executive producer of The Voice Of The Heroes, as he was played a role in the inception of the project and Lil Baby spent considerable time in Harden’s studio to record. Harden and Baby’s friendship was largely made known by the now-infamous video of Harden’s generous “honey bun” gift at Lil Baby’s birthday celebration in December. Harden also previewed snippets of the album on Instagram earlier this week, giving fans another taste of what the album had in store.