Young Thug

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Young Thug
Thug performing at Openair Frauenfeld in 2019
Thug performing at Openair Frauenfeld in 2019
Background information
Birth nameJeffery Lamar Williams
Also known as
  • Jeffery[1]
  • SEX[2]
  • Spider
  • Thugger
Born (1991-08-16) August 16, 1991 (age 30)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
Years active2010–present[5]
Labels
Associated acts
Children6
Websiteyslthug.com

Jeffrey Lamar Williams (born 16 August 1991), better known by his stage name Young Thug, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter from Atlanta, Georgia. He is signed to 1017 Records. Williams grew up to prominence in 2013 after releasing his mixtape 1017 Thug to critical acclaim. He has collaborated with artists such as Gucci Mane Rich Homie Quan, and Gunna

References[change | change source]

  1. "UPDATE: Young Thug Has a New Name--But Maybe Not for Long". Papermag. August 16, 2016. Archived from the original on August 17, 2016. Retrieved August 16, 2016.
  2. "Young Thug announces ridiculous name change". NME. February 20, 2018. Archived from the original on June 17, 2020. Retrieved April 21, 2020.
  3. Watkins, Mike (January 15, 2018). "Young Thug is the saving grace of mumble rap". Michigan Daily. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved August 9, 2020.
  4. Ortiz, Edwin; Frydenlund, Zach; Mench, Chris; Gale, Alex; Turner, Gus; Khal; Tharpe, Frazier; Klinkenberg, Brendan; Diaz, Angel (September 7, 2016). "The 20 Best Rappers in Their 20s (Right Now)". Complex. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  5. "TruRoyal feat. Young Thug - Im On / She Can Go x #NashMade". YouTube. Retrieved December 26, 2018.