Atlanta rapper Lil Baby arrested on reckless driving charges, troopers say

ATLANTA — Channel 2 Action News has learned Atlanta rapper Lil Baby, whose real name is Dominique Jones, was arrested Thursday evening in Atlanta.

Georgia State Patrol officials said the rapper was charged with reckless driving, failure to use a correct signal and attempting to flee police.

The incident happened Thursday evening around 6 p.m. on Lee Street and Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard. Officials said the rapper did not turn on his blinker while driving his orange Corvette when changing lanes.


GSP said he was weaving through traffic and speeding.

Channel 2 Action News was the only local station to capture the moment Lil Baby exited the Atlanta City Jail. He had his head covered as he walked to a white Porsche.

The rapper was born in Atlanta and gained national attention with his Top 10 hit "Yes Indeed," featuring rapper Drake in 2018.