Young Thug is a popular American rapper whose real name is Jeffery Lamar Williams. His genre of music is hip hop and trap music. He is currently in the news for being arrested on Monday 9th May 2022. The rapper was arrested along with 27 others on gang-related charges including attempted murder and armed robbery.
Young Thug Early Life And Music Career.
Young Thug was born on August 16, 1991, in Sylvan Hills in Atlanta, Georgia in the USA but grew up in the Jonesboro South projects also in Atlanta. As a child, he was sent to juvenile prison for 4 years for breaking a teacher’s arm when he was in sixth grade.
Young Thug began his musical career in 2010. He released three of his mixtape series, I Came from Nothing between 2011 and 2012. His music drew the attention of fellow Atlanta-based rapper Gucci Mane who decided to sign Young Thug to his label 1017 Brick Squad Records, an Asylum/Atlantic imprint, in 2013.
Young Thug released his fourth mixtape, 1017 Thug in 2013. In 2014, he recorded several songs with Kanye West. In November 2021, Kobalt Music Group announced a new global publishing deal with Young Thug.
Who Is Young Thug Girlfriend Jerrika Karlae?
Jerrika Karlae is the fiance of Young Thug. She appeared in Young Thug’s music video “Worth It”.
Jerrika is known to run a swimsuit line. Her mother was the one who managed the late Young Dolph.