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 Music Career.
Young Thug began his musical career in 2010. He released three of his mixtape series titled, I Came from Nothing in 2011 and 2012. In 2013, Atlanta-based rapper Gucci Mane decided to sign Young Thug to his label 1017 Brick Squad Records, an Asylum/Atlantic imprint after Young Thug’s music caught his attention.
Young Thug received mainstream recognition with his singles “Stoner” and “Danny Glover” in 2014. Other rappers and musicians featured him in several singles, including T.I.’s “About the Money”, Tyga’s “Hookah”, and Rich Gang’s “Lifestyle”. He also signed to Lyor Cohen’s 300 Entertainment and collaborated on the mixtape Rich Gang: Tha Tour Pt. 1.
Young Thug released his fourth mixtape, 1017 Thug in 2013. In 2014, he recorded several songs with Kanye West. He was able to stock several mixtapes by 2015 including Barter 6 and two instalments of his Slime Season series. In November 2021, Kobalt Music Group announced a new global publishing deal with Young Thug.
How Many Kids Does Young Thug Have?
Young Thug has six children. He has three sons and three daughters. He had his kids with four different women and he became a father when he was 17 years old.