Lil Baby Shows Respect To Young Thug

Lil Baby is gracing the Fall 2019 cover of XXL.

Within Lil Baby's XXL interview, the rap star returned to his old stomping grounds in Oakland City in Atlanta, where he grew up before his rap stardom.

Baby spoke candidly about his friendship with Young Thug and fatherhood.

When it came to Young Thug he said: "Young Thug, he gave me all the jewels, he literally paid me to leave the neighborhood. [He said], 'Bruh you can rap, you got it. You could be next. You gotta leave the ’hood... I'ma pay you to come to the studio.'"

Young Thug is known for embracing the next generation of Atlanta rappers.

Check out the full interview below.