James Baker, known by his stage name, BlocBoy JB, is an American rapper from Memphis, Tennessee. His song "Look Alive" featuring Drake
peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 2018
BlocBoy JB started putting out music as a teenager on his SoundCloud page in 2012. He released his first mixtape, Who Am I, in 2016. It featured the track "No Chorus Pt. 6," which reached nearly two million views on YouTube. The next summer, he released the song "Shoot", which spawned a dance craze called the "shoot dance".
The videos on his YouTube channel have been viewed more than 40 million times.
He was signed to the CMG label owned by Yo Gotti.