Lil Yachty

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Lil Yachty
Lil Yachty in 2016
Lil Yachty in 2016
Background information
Birth nameMiles Parks McCollum
Also known as
  • Lil Boat
  • FaZe Boat
Born (1997-08-23) August 23, 1997 (age 26)[1]
Mableton, Georgia, U.S.
OriginAtlanta, Georgia, U.S.
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
  • actor
Years active2014–present

Miles Parks McCollum (born August 23, 1997), known professionally as Lil Yachty, is an American rapper and singer from Atlanta.

Career[change | change source]

McCollum first received attention in August 2015 for his single "One Night". It peaked at number 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 number 5 on the US Billboard 200. He has also appeared on KYLE's iSpy and DRAM's Broccoli. iSpy reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and Broccoli reached number 5.[4][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lil Yachty – "Birthday Mix"". (in German). August 24, 2016. Archived from the original on April 12, 2021. Retrieved April 5, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 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.
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  4. Gooden, Darren (2 December 2016). "KYLE - "iSpy" ft. Lil Yachty". Artistic Manifesto. Archived from the original on 3 May 2017. Retrieved 28 March 2017.