Baker Boy

Arnhem Land, Northern Territory
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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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

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

Marryuna (feat. Yirrmal) - Single

6 October 2017
  1. Marryuna (feat. Yirrmal)

Mr La Di Da Di - Single

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

Black Magic (feat. Dallas Woods) - Single

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

Meditjin - Single

21 November 2019
  1. Meditjin (feat. JessB)

Better Days - Single

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


15 October 2021
  1. Announcing The Journey
  2. Survive (feat. Uncle Jack Charles)
  3. My Mind (feat. G Flip)
  4. Ride (feat. Yirrmal)
  5. Butterflies
  6. Cool As Hell
  7. Move
  8. Headphones (feat. Lara Andallo)
  9. Somewhere Deep (feat. Yirrmal)
  10. Funk Wit Us
  11. Stupid Dumb
  12. Meditjin (feat. JessB)
  13. Ain't Nobody Like You (feat. Jerome Farah)
  14. MYWD

The song Ride won best film clip of the year at the 2021 National Indigenous Music Awards.

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Korff, J 2021, Baker Boy, <>, retrieved 16 July 2024

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