Young Thug Biography Net-worth Early Life Family

 

 

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Introduction :-

Young Thug is an Famous American Rapper and his full Name is  Jeffery Lamar Williams, Worldwide known as Young Thug, .He was born Jeffery Lamar Williams in Atlanta, Georgia on 16th Aug, 1991. His mom had 11 children of which he is the 2nd youngest.He raised up in the city of crime. His big brother was shot and killed and one of his brothers is still in jail after being accused of murder. During his small age he used to do bad habits and start gambling like his brothers, and loved the kick of taking risks. Later he got into drug addiction and violence.

Young Thug Early Life :-

Jeffery Lamar Williams was born in Atlanta, the tenth of eleven children. He is from Sylvan Hills, a neighborhood in Atlanta (Zone 3),[1 ] and grew up in the Jonesboro South projects.[2] Other rappers from the neighborhood include Waka Flocka Flame2 ChainzLudacris and Williams’s childhood friend PeeWee Longway, from whom Williams lived four doors down.[3][4] Young Thug has told interviewers that he was expelled in the sixth grade for breaking a teacher’s arm. He was sent to juvenile prison for four years.[5]

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Young Thug Music Carrier:-

Young Thug  has book a spot for himself in the U.S. music charts since 2011 .When he was 17, he became a father. It was  time that he started recognizing his talent for music and rapping.Rapper Gucci Mane was very impressed by Young Thug’s first mixtape titled ‘I Came from Nothing’. Thinks his work unique and he signed him onto his label.

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Working with Gucci Mane:-

  • Rapper Gucci Mane was highly impressed by Young Thug’s first mixtape titled ‘I Came from Nothing’. Finding his work unique and identifiable, he quickly signed him onto his label.[6]
  • In 2013, he released another mixtape called ‘1017 Thug’ under Gucci’s banner. His songs proved a hit, and he was listed on ‘Pitchfork: Albums of the Year and received a good review from ‘Complex’.[7]
  • His song ‘Pichacho’ was voted the best track in his mixtape, and made its way into ‘Rolling Stone’ and ‘Spin’s list of best songs in the year 2013. ‘The Guardian’ too mentioned the mixtape among the five best tapes of 2013.[8]
  • Later that year, he released his first single ‘Stoner’ followed by ‘Danny Glover’. Both songs were a hit and were remixed by many known rappers and DJ’s. Unfortunately, he disapproved of the remixes to his song.[9]
  • Fortifying his position in the music industry, he soon began collaborating with big names such as Alex Tumay, Danny Brown, Trick Daddy and even Travis Scott.[10]



Wealth & Stardom
  • The year 2014 was one of Young’s most rewarding ones. Following some speculation of signing a record deal of 1.5 million dollars with Cash Money Records, it was announced by Birdman that he had only signed a management deal with the label.[11]
  • He recorded several songs under ‘1017 Brick Squad’ with Kayne West, Rich Homie and Chief Keef, making it to the cover of ‘The Fader’.[12]
  • He announced in March 2014 that his debut album would soon hit the market and will be titled ‘Carter 6’, as a testimonial to Thug’s admiration for Lil Wayne’s hit album ‘Tha Carter’.[13]



Leaked Mixtape & Extended Play (EP)
  • He quickly began recording new songs owing to his freestyle ways. Unfortunately, a data glitch caused a leakage of his album songs. It went viral and in order to resolve the problem, he had to immediately release two mixtapes – Slime Season and Slime Season 2 to recover the loss.[14]
  • To add to his misfortune, Lil Wayne wasn’t too pleased with Young’s statement that he wanted to dedicate his first album to him and the matter was later settled in court.[15]
  • Thereafter, Young released a mixtape instead of an album and named it ‘Barter 6’, later changing it to ‘HiTunes’ under the ‘Atlantic’ record label.[16]
  • After the release, he had a meeting with Kayne, during which Kayne was highly impressed by Young’s unique style and even compared him with Bob Marley. In 2015, they announced that they would do an album together, but haven’t yet confirmed any dates.[17]
  • In 2016, Young released his first ‘extended play’ or EP called ‘I’m Up’ once again hitting the music charts in America. He went on to release another mix tape ‘Slime Season 3’ which brought an end to the leaked tape fiasco.[18]
  • Mid-year, he organized a tour along with ‘Rich the Kid’, ‘TM88’ and ‘Dae Dae’ for his mixtape ‘HiTunes’ in the united States. He became a fashion icon during the tour and made it to ‘Calvin Klein’s fall collection 2016’.[19]
  • With record label offers piled up, he is working on recording a mixtape called ‘Jeffrey’ and plans on forming his own record label called ‘YSL Records’ sometime soon.[20]
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Major Mind-blowing Works
  • All of his mixtapes have been a hit, but one of them has done exceptionally well. ‘Barter 6’ was ranked number 22 on U.S. Billboard 200. Some critics have argued that the album did well because of Young’s dispute with Lil Wayne, whereas others have claimed it to be a success because of his unconventional rapping style.
  • His most famous single ‘Picacho’, which was not originally meant to be a single, made it to the top 100 tracks in both ‘Rolling Stone’ and ‘Pitchfork’, and was spotted amongst the top 50 songs by ‘Spin’.
  • His song ‘Stoner’ went viral again in 2014 after Wale created an unauthorized remix. The remix grabbed so much attention that the original track by Young began doing the rounds once again on music charts.[21]
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Young Thug Personal Life:-

  • At twenty five, he has six children from four women. He is currently engaged to Jerrika Karlae. She is the manager of a swimsuit line.
  • Although Thug is now a celebrity, he hasn’t been able keep himself away from the world of crime. In 2015, he was arrested on charges of ‘terrorist threats’ when he threatened to end a guard’s life at an Atlanta mall.
  • The loathing between Lil Wayne and Young Thug alongside Birdman and Jimmy Winfrey went to the next level when the three rappers were charged with conspiring murder after Winfrey opened fire at one of Wayne’s events.[22]

Some More facts :

Known for his atypical and free-spirited mannerism, Young Thug has never written down the lyrics of his songs. Instead he plans his lyrics by drawing shapes and designs.[23]
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What is Young Thug’s Net Worth?

Young Thug is an American rapper who has a net worth of $8 million. Young Thug has a unique musical style and an equally distinct sense of fashion. Some may call him eccentric, but his success and fame have become an undeniably integral part of today’s hip-hop scene. After collaborating with various artists in the musical world, Young Thug has become a fan-favorite among enthusiasts of the trap genre.[24]

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