James Johnson III (born June 16, 2000), known professionally as BabyTron, is an American rapper from Ypsilanti, Michigan. He is a member of the rap group ShittyBoyz. BabyTron has become known for his distinct fast-rapping Detroit-style rap. BabyTron began rapping in 2017, alongside childhood friends TrDee and StanWill, and they established the rap trio ShittyBoyz. BabyTron would also consistently release solo songs and mixtapes on streaming platforms His 2019 solo track "Jesus Shuttlesworth" became viral within the hip hop community, with a variety of memes spawning from the track. The song was featured on his 2019 mixtape Bin Reaper. In 2021, he would feature on the Lil Yachty project, Michigan Boy Boat. BabyTron released the Bin Reaper 2 mixtape in October 2021 with features from Lil Yachty, Miles Bridges (credited as RTB MB), and ShittyBoyz. BabyTron gained traction in 2022 through his series of tracks that feature him rapping on a multitude of popular beats in one song. This began with "Prince of the Mitten" in January and was followed up with "King of the Galaxy" later that month. BabyTron released the album Megatron on March 4, 2022 through Empire and The Hip Hop Lab. His song "Emperor of the Universe" was released on May 17, and featured a music video directed by Cole Bennett. He was named as part of the XXL 2022 Freshman Class on June 14, 2022. On August 2, his single "Blah Blah Blah" with TrDee was released. ShittyBoyz' second mixtape, Trifecta 2, was released on August 5, 2022. On September 19, BabyTron announced his next album Bin Reaper 3 and its release date of October 28, 2022. On October 28, 2022, Bin Reaper 3: Old Testament released on streaming platforms.