Through years of never-before-seen footage, this film follows Lil Baby’s transformational journey from local Atlanta hustler to becoming one of hip-hop’s biggest stars and pop culture's most important voices for change. Lil Baby’s story explores the new American Dream and is an emotional rollercoaster that speaks to the larger systemic issues plaguing our country.
This film traces his underdog journey, from a young child to global rap icon. Through immersive verité and contributions from a variety of prominent cultural voices, Director Karam Gill also examines the larger events that resulted in the disenfranchisement of Lil Baby’s neighborhood in Atlanta. It is an overall look at today's America and Lil Baby’s multi-dimensional evolution as a father and public figure.
After the Premiere Screening: A special performance by Lil Baby.
Karam Gill was featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list and was one of Variety’s Top 10 Documentary Filmmakers to Watch. His projects are known for being heavily stylized and blending both documentary and narrative aesthetics. Recent work includes Supervillain, Ice Cold and G Funk.