There are two artists known as Baby Boy: 1) Baby Boy Da Prince is a rapper from New Orleans. His rap career began at the age of 16 opening for No Limit in his hometown. The name "Baby Boy" was given to him by his manager Melvin and he has always called himself "Da Prince".
In 2004 Baby Boy and a local management company, Bosshogg Entertainment, signed a deal with Extreme Entertainment.
In 2005 he opened for 50 Cent, Paul Wall, and Juvenile on tour, spreading his fame outside of New Orleans. In August, Baby Boy experienced Hurricane Katrina firsthand "On block floating with everybody else.