Musicians

Baker Boy

Origin
Arnhem Land, Northern Territory
Genre/styles
Hip Hop & Rap
About Baker

Baker Boy (real name Danzal Baker OAM) is an award-winning hip-hop artist from Arnhem Land whose lyrics move between English and Yolgnu. He is the first Aboriginal artist to have mainstream success rapping in the Yolngu Matha language. In 2019 Baker Boy became Young Australian of the Year, in 2021 he was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia.

Baker Boy's totem is the Olive Python, his moiety is Dhuwa and his skin is Burralung/Gela.

Born in Darwin and raised in the remote NT communities of Yurrwi (formerly known as Milingimbi and Maningrida), he is related to Gawurra and Yirrmal.

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Discography

Album formats explained

Album formats

  • 10": 10 inch vinyl records were played at 45 or 33 1/3 rounds per minute (rpm). The former could hold 9, the latter 12 minutes of music per side.
  • 7": 7 inch records (often referred to as 45s) were played at 45 rpm or 33 1/3 rpm, with about 4:30 or 6 minutes of music per side.
  • LP: Long play, is a vinyl record played at ​33 1⁄3 rpm with a 12 or 10-inch diameter.
  • EP: Extended play, are vinyl records that allowed two or even three songs on each side.

Cloud 9 (feat. Kian) - Single

Released
27 April 2017
Tracks
  1. Cloud 9 (feat. Kian)

Marryuna (feat. Yirrmal) - Single

Released
6 October 2017
Tracks
  1. Marryuna (feat. Yirrmal)

Mr La Di Da Di - Single

Released
11 April 2018
Tracks
  1. Mr La Di Da Di - Single

Black Magic (feat. Dallas Woods) - Single

Released
13 July 2018
Tracks
  1. Black Magic (feat. Dallas Woods)

Meditjin - Single

Released
21 November 2019
Tracks
  1. Meditjin (feat. JessB)

Better Days - Single

Released
23 September 2020
Tracks
  1. Better Days (feat. Sampa the Great)
  2. Better Days (feat. Sampa the Great) [Airwolf Remix]

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Korff, J 2021, Baker Boy, <https://www.creativespirits.info/resources/music/baker-boy>, retrieved 23 October 2021

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