Lil Yachty

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Lil Yachty
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Lil Yachty in 2016
Background information
Birth nameMiles Parks McCollum
Born (1996-08-23) August 23, 1996 (age 23)[1]
Mableton, Georgia, U.S.
OriginAtlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2015–present
Labels
  • Quality Control Music
  • Capitol
  • Motown
Associated acts
  • Young Thug
  • Migos
  • Lil Pump
  • Burberry Perry
Websitewww.lilyachty.com

Lil Yachty is the stage name of Miles Parks McCollum (born August 23, 1996). McCollum is an American rapper from Georgia.

Career[change | change source]

McCollum first received attention in August 2015 for his single "One Night" which topped at no. 49 on the Billboard Hot 100. Since then he has released four projects, Lil Boat, Summer Songs, Summer Songs 2, and Teenage Emotions. Teenage Emotions peaked at no. 5 on the US Billboard 200. He has also appeared on KYLE's iSpy which reached no. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and DRAM's Broccoli which reached no. 5.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Madden, Sidney (August 23, 2016). "Happy Birthday, Lil Yachty!". XXL. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  2. Gooden, Darren (2 December 2016). "KYLE - "iSpy" ft. Lil Yachty". Artistic Manifesto. Retrieved 28 March 2017.
  3. Pearce, Sheldon (November 30, 2016). "From Lil Yachty to DRAM, 2016's best hip-hop is all about black joy". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved December 6, 2016.