Lil Yachty is a famous singer, rapper, and songwriter. He got popular with his 2015 single hits like ‘’ One night” and “Minnesota” which were part of his mini-album titled “Summer Songs”.
His real name is Miles Parks McCollum with several fictitious names like “Nautica Boat Boy” and “King Boat”. He was born on August 23rd, 1997. His debut came in March 2016 with the mixtape Lil Boat. He signed a joint venture deal with Quality Control Music, Capitol Records, and Motown Records. His studio debut album got released in 2017 with the name Teenage Emotions. His second album came in 2018 and subsequent third album in 2020.
Place and Life
He was born in the city called Mableton in Georgia in the United States. He adopted Yachty’s name with a stage name and leave his hometown Atlanta in 2015 for New York to launch his career. There, he stayed with a friend. He built up a great Instagram following networked with online street fashion personalities. His friend knew a lot of online influencers. He attended Pebblebrook Highschool while working with McDonald to support himself.
Apart from rapping, he has his own site where he sells his own brand. This site also shows updates about his personal life. It also gives updates about his upcoming shows and performances. Currently, he is one of the most trending rappers in the world. He has gained large popularity with his style of rapping.
He is an American rapper. He is 22 years old right now. Yachty’s father’s name is Shannon McCollum. His father is a professional photographer. His sister is also a singer. Her name is Kodie Shane and was also a part of his group “The Sailing Team”. He is in a relationship. His girlfriend’s name is Megan Denise. His height is 5 feet 10 inches and a weight of 73 kg. He carries a net worth in total: $8 million. It has been reported that he has been harassed, bullied, and teased while in school. This made his school life very difficult. He dropped Alabama State University in 2015 to pursue his career in music. He dropped Alabama State University just after two months.
As a Rapper
This singer got famous in 2015 when his song called “ One Night ” got viral. It was used in some comedy videos. His style was called “ Bubblegum Trap ”. He takes sample sounds from games and shows such as “ Super Mario ”, “ Rugrats ”, “ Cotton candy ”. He has also used sound from multiple Pixar films. He also got featured in multiple songs like Kyle’s “ iSpy ” and Tee Grizzley’s “ From D to A”. His album “ Teenage Emotions ” reached at 5th place on “ US Billboard 200 ”. His second album “ Lil Boat 2 ” reached second place on “Billboard 200 “.
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Apart from this, he has tried some modeling and did some brand endorsements. He has also featured and got noticeable in Sprite commercial with NBA plate LeBron James.