Brandon Dickinson (born July 10, 1994), known by his stage name Lil Bibby, is an American hip hop recording artist from Chicago, Illinois. He released his debut mixtape in 2013, which was titled Free Crack. He also released his 2nd mixtape "Free Crack 2" on August 29th 2014. Bibby said he is working on an EP, which is expected to be released later this year.
The Free Crack mixtape was released in 2013. The title of the album was said to have links to Kanye West's track, "Crack Music", which featured on his Late Registration album. Bibby and West are both from Chicago. He also cited Drake and Jadakiss as two of his favorite rappers. Vice stated that the debut mixtape had clear influences from both rappers.
His debut mixtape features guest appearances from Lil Herb, King L and others. The production is handled by DJ L, Hit-Boy, Black Metaphor, Young Chop, The Olympicks and others.DJ Scream hosted the mixtape. The mixtape combines a gruff and imposing voice, along with a solid delivery and flow. The tracks are hard-hitting with plenty of bass and strong lyrics from Bibby. One of the standout beats from the mixtape is "Whole Crew", which was produced by Hit-Boy.There have been released 4 music videos of the mixtape "How We Move" featuring King L, "Change", "Water" and "Tired Of Talkin'".
Following the release of the debut mixtape, Bibby featured in Vibe, which stated he was one of the rappers to watch in 2014. The article complemented Bibby, stating he had what it takes to be a major music artist, due to his maturity and his rapping ability.