Jeffery Lamar Williams also was known by his stage name Young Thug is a vocalist, producer, rapper, and songwriter of America. He is widely known for his peculiar vocal style and sense of fashion. His estimated net worth is around $3 Million.
Bio and Wiki
Young Thug was born in Atlanta, Georgia on August 16, 1991. He grew up in Jonesboro South projects. He had a bad history of being expelled from school in sixth grade for breaking his teacher’s arm. Thug also has some neighborhood rappers such as Waka Flocka Flame, 2 Chainz, Ludacris, and PeeWee Longway.
Thug started his career by releasing his mixtape series ”I Came from Nothing” which contains three mixtapes. The success of his mixtapes caught the eyes of his neighboring rapper Gucci Mane who later signed Thug to his label ”1017 Brick Squad Records” in 2013.
Working under 1017 Brick Squad Records, Thug released his mixtape ”1017 Thug” which was a global success plus it got very positive reviews from critics. His song ”Picacho” was also a big hit which was one of the 100 Best Songs of 2013 by ”Rolling Stones”.
Jeffrey released his first commercial single ”Stoner” in 2013. In January 2014, Thug was offered $1.5 Million to join the FreeBandz record label own by the famous singer ”Future”. Thug’s attachments with Cash Money Records and its owner Birdman spread rumors on media that Thug has signed for the label but it was denied by the label’s publicist.
Young Thug has been a huge fan of Lil Wayne he even planned the release of his album named ”Carter 6” in tribute to Lil Wayne’s upcoming album ”Carter V”. However, the plan wasn’t liked by Lil Wayne as he started to dislike the idea and asked his audience to stop listening to Young Thug, However, the album’s named was changed after that to ”Barter 6”.
In 2015, there were huge misunderstandings and rumors regarding whom Young Thug is signed due to his affiliations with multiple labels including 1017 Records, FreeBandz, 300 Entertainment and Rich Gang. Thug later confirms that he has a special big deal signed with ”Atlantic Records”.
Awards and Achievements
Jeffrey has been a successful artist throughout his whole career. His mixtape 1017 Thug was appeared in Pitchfork’s Albums of the Year: Honorable Mentions and in ”The 50 Best Albums of 2013” by Complex. It was also called as the ”Best Mixtape of 2013” by FACT and was ranked at number 5 on the ”10 Best Mixtapes of 2013” by Rolling Stones. Thug’s ”Eww” was one of the five best songs of the weeks by XXL.
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Young Thug Net Worth
Young Thug has worked with some of the superior artists of the music industry including Kanye West, Future, Carnage, Birdman, Drake, Gucci Mane and Migos that has helped him in making his net worth of $3 Million.
Thug has worked hard to gain an honorable position among well-known artists in the music world. He is a sensation and inspiration for the young talent of the world.