|Birth name||Derek Coleman|
|Also known as||
January 7, 1986 |
Oakland, California, United States
Derek Coleman (born January 7, 1986), better known by his stage name Baby DC, was an American rapper from Oakland, California. He was signed to Too Short's record label Short Records, and Jive Records.
Coleman, who first started rapping at the age of five years, made his first official appearance on Too Short's 1995 album, Cocktails on the track "Thangs Change" with fellow kid rappers, Illegal. That same year he recorded his first solo track "Can I Get Loose", which appeared on The Dangerous Crew's Don't Try This at Home. In 1998, the now 12-year-old rapper became the first to sign to Too Short's short-lived record label, $hort Records. He released his debut album, School Dayz, on September 29, 1998, which spawned the minor hit, "Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll". The track peaked at #45 in the UK Singles Chart in April 1999.
|"Thangs Change"||1995||Too Short, Mr. Malik, Jamal||Cocktails|
|"Can I Get Loose"||N/A||Don't Try This at Home|
|"Let It Go"||2000||TWDY, DenGee, T-Pup, Butch Cassidy||Lead the Way|
|"U Stank"||2001||Too Short, George Clinton||Chase the Cat|