Lil Bibby, also known as Brandon George Dickinson Jr, is an American hip hop artist and rapper who began his career by releasing a mixtape titled “Free Crack” in 2013. Thereafter he released “Free Crack 2” and “Free Crack 3” in 2014 and 2015 respectively. His debut album, “Free Crack 4” is scheduled for release in 2018. Let’s find out more about how much is Lil Bibby’s net worth in 2018.
Lil Bibby Early Life
Bibby was born in Chicago on July 18, 1994. He had a difficult childhood, bearing witness to drug abuse. He is currently pursuing engineering at Illinois State University.
Lil Bibby was influenced by the music of the likes of Drake, Lil Wayne, and Gucci Mane and Jadakiss. His taste in music along with his upbringing has shaped the kind of music he creates.
Lil Bibby Career
The title of Bibby’s first mixed tape, “Free Crack” was inspired from Kanye West’s song track “Crack Music.” Incidentally, both of them hail from Chicago. The artists Lil Herb and King L both made guest appearances in Bibby’s first tape. The production of this was handled by the likes of Young Chop, The Olympicks, Hit-Boy among others. It was even hosted by DJ Scream.
In the year 2014, he collaborated with rapper Juicy J and made an appearance in the remix of “Main Chick,” which was performed by Kid Ink. The year also saw the release of his second mixtape, “Free Crack 2”. This tape saw guest appearances from Lil Herb, Anthony Hamilton, Wiz Khalifa, Kevin Gates, Juicy J, and even Jadakiss among others. It was produced by the likes of Jadakiss himself, Honorable C.N.O.T.E., Sony Digital, and others.
He released “Free Crack 3” in November 2015. In the same year, he also released two singles, “Ridah” and “Aww Man.”
These mixtapes led the path to a record deal with RCA label Kemosabe Records, which was responsible for releasing his first studio album, “FC3: The Epilogue”, in 2015.
Awards & Achievements
After the release of his debut tape, Lil Bibby was on the front cover of “Vibe” magazine which showered accolades on him stating he is one of the rappers to watch in 2014. He was also hailed as having the chops for being a major music artist.
It was also in 2014 that reports revealed that Drake himself was a fan of Bibby’s work and that he had spoken to Bibby before his tape’s release which gave Bibby the confidence boost that he needed.
In the same year, he appeared on Sway’s Morning show, “Sway.” He was interviewed by Billboard and appeared in XXL’s 2014 Freshman Class. The magazine awarded his second mixed tape an XL, admiring its new outlook and originality.
Net Worth of Lil Bibby
Lil Bibby has a net worth of $500 thousand. The source of his income is primarily his music which is mostly available for digital download. Apart from that, he augments his revenue earnings with brand deals and brand endorsements. This forms a sizeable portion of his earnings.
As a man with a difficult childhood, it is indeed remarkable how far Lil Bibby has grown both regarding his career as well as his personal life. His songs are imbued with originality, and they channel his inner anger into lyrical and soulful renditions. The unprecedented fame that has come with his music has him adjusting to a new life with the spotlight on him all the time. As one of the rappers to watch out for, he holds great promise for the music industry. He aspires to be one of the greatest rappers of his time.