Lil Durk

Lil Durk


Durk Derrick Banks, known professionally as Lil Durk, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is the lead member and founder of the collective and record label Only the Family.

Full Name
Durk Derrick Banks
Oct 19, 1992
5' 7"
Net Worth


Lil Durk is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter born on October 19, 1992. He was raised in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. Durk started rapping when he was just a teenager and joined Chief Keef's Glo Gang collective in 2011. In 2012, he released his first mixtape, I'm a Hitta. The mixtape featured the single "Sneak Dissin" which became popular in Chicago's underground rap scene.

In 2013, Durk signed with Def Jam Recordings and released his second mixtape Signed to the Streets . The project went on to be certified gold by the RIAA and spawned the hit single "Dis Ain't What U Want". Later that year, Durk released his third mixtape Life Ain't No Joke which featured guest appearances from Wiz Khalifa, French Montana and Meek Mill among others. The mixtape received critical acclaim and was credited as one of the best projects to come out of Chicago at the time. 

In 2015, Durk released his fourth album Remember My Name which debuted at number 12 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album featured collaborations with Jeremih, Dej Loaf, Future and Ty Dolla Sign among others and was well received by critics. Since then he has gone on to release several more albums including Love Songs 4 the Streets 2 (2019), Just Cause Y'all Waited 2 (2020) and The Voice (2021). Lil Durk has been praised for his story telling ability as well as his melodic flow which has earned him a large fan base over the years.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1992</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lil Durk is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On October 19th, 1992, Lil Durk was born in Chicago, Illinois.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases First Mixtape</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his first mixtape “I'm a Hitta” on the Internet.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs to French Montana's Label</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signed to French Montana's Coke Boy Records label and released his second mixtape “Life Ain't No Joke”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs to Def Jam Recordings</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signs to Def Jam Recordings and releases his third mixtape “Signed to the Streets”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Debut Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his debut studio album “Remember My Name”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases 2nd Studio Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his second studio album “Love Songs for the Streets II”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases 3rd Studio Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his third studio album “The Voice”.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> His Music</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lil Durk has an amazing sound and style that blends together hip hop, trap and R&B. His music is unique and stands out from other rappers. He also often speaks about real life issues in his songs, making them even more meaningful.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> His Lyrics</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lil Durk is known for his clever wordplay and vivid metaphors, which make his songs both fun and inspirational to listen to. His lyrics also discuss topics such as love, heartbreak, family and money that are relatable to many people.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> His Personality</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">In addition to being a talented rapper, Lil Durk is also an affable person with a great sense of humor. He often interacts with fans through social media and shows off his playful side in interviews. This endearing quality makes him even more popular among fans.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started Rapping at Age 9</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lil Durk began rapping at the age of nine, inspired by his older brother who was a rapper and music producer.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Signed to Def Jam Recordings</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lil Durk was signed to Def Jam Recordings in 2012, becoming the first artist from the Chicago hip hop scene to be signed to the label.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Has Own Clothing Line</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lil Durk has his own clothing line called OTF (Only the Family), which he started in 2014.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Released Four Studio Albums</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lil Durk has released four studio albums, including his debut studio album 'Remember My Name' in 2015.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> One of the Richest Rappers Alive</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lil Durk is one of the richest rappers alive, with an estimated net worth of over $2 million.</p></div>


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