Young Thug is an American rapper and singer whose real name is Jeffery Lamar Williams.
He is regarded as a key personality in his generation, with his music having influenced the present sound of hip hop and trap music.
Thug, who is known for his unusual singing style and attire, began his career by releasing a series of independent mixtapes, starting with I Came from Nothing in 2011.
He signed with Gucci Mane’s 1017 Records in early 2013, and later that year, he released his label debut mixtape 1017 Thug, which received positive reviews.
Young Thug broke into the mainstream in 2014 with the singles “Stoner” and “Danny Glover,” as well as guest appearances on T.I.’s “About the Money,” Tyga’s “Hookah,” and Rich Gang’s “Lifestyle.”
That same year, he joined Lyor Cohen’s 300 Entertainment and worked on the Rich Gang: Tha Tour Pt. 1 mixtape.
He released a number of mixtapes in 2015, including Barter 6 and two Slime Season editions. Thug then released the commercial mixtapes I’m Up, Slime Season 3, and Jeffery in 2016.
So Much Fun, Young Thug’s debut studio album, debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 and featured the top-twenty singles “The London” and “Hot” on the Billboard Hot 100.
His collaboration with Chris Brown on the Slime & B mixtape, “Go Crazy,” reached number three on the Hot 100 the following year, earning his first top-ten single as a lead artist.
In addition, his feature on Travis Scott’s hit “Franchise” propelled him to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for the second time in his career.
Thug released the Slime Language 2 compilation album in 2021, which opened at number one on the Billboard 200.
Later that year, Thug topped the Hot 100 for the third time when he collaborated with Future on Drake’s “Way 2 Sexy.”
How Old Is Young Thug?
Young Thug is 30 years old. He was born on August 16, 1991.