BabyTron Bio, Educational Background, Parents and Siblings, Girlfriend, Physical Attributes, Career, Net Worth.
James Edward Johnson IV who is known professionally as BabyTron is a yet another rising star in the world of rap. He is known for his odd beat selection, unique style, punchlines, captivating lyrics and his references to everything. Hailing from the streets of Ypsilanti, a suburb located 30 minutes east of Detroit, Michigan, BabyTron’s raw talent and relentless determination has propelled him into the spotlight, earning him a loyal fanbase and industry recognition. With his infectious energy and undeniable talent, BabyTron is poised to become the next big thing in the rap game. He has been active in the rap game since 2017 but gained recognition in 2019 following the release of his track “Jesus Shuttlesworth”. He specialises in the genre of hip-hop, trap and scam raps. He is currently signed to Empire and The Hip Hop Lab.
Who is BabyTron?
James Edward Johnson IV known by his stage name as BabyTron is an American rapper who was born on June 6, 2000 in Ypsilanti, a suburb located 30 minutes east of Detroit, Michigan. He is currently 23 years old and bears the Gemini Zodiac sign. Growing up as the son of Mr. Sadistic, a member of the Motown rage, he has always been under the influence of music as his father usually drove him around bumping the sounds of great hip-hop rappers and MCs and was always fond of the songs of Nas, Biggie and 50 Cent. He was also intrigued by 80’s pop music growing up. Before his desire to rap, he always wanted to be in the NBA and was even part of his school’s basketball team. However, disagreements with his high school coaches caused him to drop out of the school team and eventually give up his dream of playing in the NBA. He started considering a career in rap music and formed a rap group known as “ShittyBoyz” with his friends and fellow Michigan rappers StanWill and TRDee. His biggest music inspiration comes from 50 cent. In middle school, he was a big fan of Chief Keef and also considers him an icon. He is of mixed ethnicity as his father himself is a mixed breed of African-American and white whereas his mother is a Caucasian.
He earned his high school diploma in the year 2019 at Lincoln High School in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Parents and Siblings
His father goes by the name James Johnson popularly known as Mr. Sadistic of the American nu metal band, Motown rage whilst his mother is an English teacher from Ypsilanti. There is no information regarding the name of his mother. He has a sister whom there is no information regarding her name or occupation.
Known for his lyrical prowess and punchlines, he has managed to rise to fame without giving any hint regarding his love life, leaving fans intrigued and curious. He is purely professional and only updates career-related posts on his social media platforms. He has not been spotted in public with any girl or partner as such, he is highly deemed as single.
The 23 years old rapper stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and has a moderate weight averaging a body of weight of 55 kilograms. He has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.
Growing up as the son of a nu metal lead singer and rapper, his life was influenced by music but he never considered himself a career in music as he was an amateur basketball player at that time who had his sights on going pro and securing a National Basketball Association (NBA) draft. However, his dream was curtailed due to a series of misunderstanding that occurred between him and his high school coach which led him to drop the sport and eventually his dream of being in the NBA. Owing to this incident, he turned to his musical influence and started considering a career in music.
He started taking music seriously at the age of 17 in high school and together with his friends TRDee and StanWill, they formed the rap trio known as the “ShittyBoyz”. The trio made a couple of songs together and Babytron himself released a couple of independent songs and mixtapes.
Fast forward 2019, his single “Jesus Shuttlesworth” which is a song from his mixtape “Bin Reaper” gained traction online and earned him massive recognition. The song generated countless memes online. Due to the recognition he garnered for his lyrical prowess and punchlines, he was featured by Lil yachty on the song “Hybrid” which is a single from his mixtape “Michigan Boy Boat”.
On October 29, 2021, he released a sequel to his “Bin Reaper” which he titled “Bin Reaper 2”, The 27-track mixtape featured songs such as Turtle Pie, Jesse Owens, Tag Team Champs among others. The album featured rappers such as Lil Yachty and the ShittyBoyz.
In January, 2022, he earned recognition for “Prince of the Mitten” and other series of tracks that he released rapping on selected popular beats in one song. He ended the performance with “King of the Galaxy” later that month. In March, he released his album “Megatron” and he released his song “Emperor of the Universe” and its accompanying video on May 17, 2023. He was featured in the XXL freshman class of 2022 alongside Nardo Wick, Big Scarr, Big30, Babyface Ray among others.
On August 5, 2022, his rap group “ShittyBoyz” released their second mixtape “Trifecta 2”. On October 28, 2022, he released “Bin Reaper 3: Old Testament” which peaked number 69 on the Billboard 200.
On January 13, 2023, he released a sequel to “Bin Reaper 3: Old Testament” which he titled “Bin Reaper 3: New Testament which peaked number 100 on the Billboard 200.
He has released other projects in 2023 as well has other projects in the pipeline waiting to be released later in the year.
BabyTron is a talented rapper who has achieved a commendable level of financial success in the music industry. According to sources, he has accumulated a net worth of $2 million and has proven his ability to captivate audiences and generate significant income through his music.
|James Edward Johnson IV
|Date of Birth
|June 6, 2000
|5 feet 7 inches