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Young Thug

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Young Thug
Williams in September 2021
Williams in September 2021
Background information
Birth nameJeffery Lamar Williams II[1]
Also known as
Born (1991-08-16) August 16, 1991 (age 32)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
Years active2010–present[5]
Member of

Jeffrey Lamar Williams (born August 16, 1991), better known by his stage name Young Thug, is an American rapper and singer based in 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.


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  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. Archived from the original on July 16, 2021. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  5. "TruRoyal feat. Young Thug - Im On / She Can Go x #NashMade". YouTube. Archived from the original on December 12, 2020. Retrieved December 26, 2018.