For The Record: Could DaBaby Drop A “Conscious” Rap Album Like J. Cole?

DaBaby’s meteoric rise has come coupled with one nagging critique—he often uses the same flow. Following the release of his album, ‘BLAME IT ON BABY,’ DaBaby joined ‘The Breakfast Club’ and dismissed the criticism, suggesting that he could make a “conscious album” like J. Cole. On the latest episode of ‘For The Record,’ Genius VP of Content Strategy Rob Markman discussed DaBaby’s rap style and debated that question. Creator of Fake Shore Drive Andrew Barber, co-creator of the ‘Rap Radar’ podcast Brian “B.Dot” Miller, and on-air personality Letty Peniche joined Markman for the conversation and ultimately agreed that Baby has the chops to drop a “conscious” album, even if he doesn’t have a reputation for that particular style.


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