Durk Derrick Banks was his full name, and he has given the stage name of Lil Durk as he started his music carer. Durk was born on 19th October, in the year 1992, in Chicago, United States of America.
Durk Derrick Banks is the son of his father, Dontay Banks, and a nurse in Chicago, while the name of his mother is yet not known. He had to take up his own responsibility at a very early age since his father was imprisoned when he was just seven years old kid.
In an interview with a well-known magazine, Durk Derrick Banks brought to his mind that there was not even an adequate amount of food in their home to serve the family when he was a kid. The ferocious neighborhood in which he was growing up had a profound influence on Lil Durk.
In the early years of Durk’s career as a rapper, Lil Durk was accompanying with the Glo Gang label endorsed by Chief Keef. But he was at no time signed into the label. Due to this reason, Lil Durk started to create his appearance in the music world.
Durk Banks rose to admiration in the year 2011 when he made public his first two music singles Hip Hop and R&B singles from which he gained good reviews from the audiences, and thus he chose to think through rapping as a full-time profession from that moment straight on.
Lil Durk launched his third mixtape titled “Life Ain’t No Joke” on 19th October 2012, which is considered as his significant achievements in his career. In December, he also released “L’s Anthem.”
Lil Durk has also launched his first music single “Like Me” that was featuring Jeremih. “Like Me” has also turned out to be a huge hit that was played and downloaded millions of times on Spotify and iTunes.
On 15th December in the year 2015, he also released his single “My Beyoncé” and a sixth mixtape titled “300 Days, 300 Nights”. In the year 2016, his second labeled music Lil Durk 2X and original music “She Just Wanna,” received an immense amount of appreciation from his admirers. His single music named “Remember My Name” classified at 29th place on the Billboard 200.
From the year 2016 to the year 2017, he has released numerous mixtapes introducing various performers and artists. In the year 2018, he publicized his 12th mixtape that got released on iTunes and Apple Music. They went on to gain sufficient acknowledgment amongst the listeners.
Discographies of Lil Druk
Following are the discographies of Lil Durk
- Remember My Name, in the year 2015
- Lil Durk 2X, in the year 2016
- Signed to the Streets 3, in the year 2018
- Love Songs 4 the Streets 2, in the year 2019
- Just Cause Y’all Waited 2, in the year 2020
Albums From which Lil Durk Earned
Below is the list of some of the music given by Lil Durk to the people, and in return, he received a massive appreciation.
- Remember my name in the year 2015 has 48,000 copies sold
- 2 Lil Durk 2X
- Signed to the Streets 2, in the year 2014 has 518,000 downloads
- Signed to the Streets, in the year 2013 has 501,000 downloads
- My Beyonce, in the year 2016 has 500,000 copies sold
- Life Ain’t No Joke, in the year 2012 has 216,000 downloads
- 300 Days, 300 Nights, in the year 2015
- Sneak Dissin'” and “I’ ma Hitta.”
- Dis Ain’t What U Want
- Like me
- Love Songs for the Streets
Lil Druk Net Worth
Till the month of January 2021, the probable net worth of Lil Durk is approximately 5 million dollars.
Lil Durk is one of the forthcoming American rappers from Chicago. He started displaying an interest in music from when he was at a young age and self-released his early mixtapes through his own music label known as “OTF label.”
Later in life, he signed with the recording label ‘Def Jam Recordings’ and is now rated by predictors as the best rapper to be connected with the significant recording label in the industry.