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Facts of Jeffery Lamar Williams

Full Name: Jeffery Lamar Williams
Age: 28 years 2 months
Birth Date: August 16, 1991
Horoscope: Leo
Lucky Number: 9
Lucky Stone: Ruby
Lucky Color: Gold
Best Match for Marriage: Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Marital Status: In Relation
Gender: male
Profession: rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Education: Washington High School (Atlanta), South Atlanta High School
Weight: 76 kg
Height / How tall? : 6 feet 3 inches (1.91m)
Net Worth: between $3 million and $8 million
Nationality: American
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: dark brown
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Born Jeffery Lamar Willims, Young Thug has been making good music since 2011. The music genres he specializes in includes hip-hop, trap, pop, and experimental rap. His mainstream success came in 2014 with his singles. He has also collaborated with other rappers and has won praises for his music.

The ridiculous name change

In February 2018, Young Thug tweeted that he wanted to change his name. But the new name is rather a funny one. He wants people to call him SEX. He tweeted:

“I’m changing my name to SEX…. For now on call me SEX!!!”

In 2016, Young Thug had expressed his desire to change his name to Jeffery. He had justified it thus:

“I had a long-term relationship with Young Thug and I’m kind of picky. So I felt like I ain’t wanna be in front of Bill Gates or Oprah Winfrey. I ain’t want my kids to grow up and call me Thug. I don’t want anybody to kind of look at me like that. So I’m gonna just use my real name.”

Jeffery Lamar Williams early life before fame

16 August 1991 was the birth date of Young Thug. He was born in Atlanta as the 10th of 11 children. He grew up in Jonesboro South Projects. There are no more details available about his parents, siblings, and family. His growing year information is also limited.

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He did go to school but was expelled in the 6th grade since he broke the teacher’s arm. He was also sent to the juvenile home for 14 months for it.

Jeffery Lamar Williams early career days

Young Thug probably liked music and rapping since his childhood days. He released three installments of his mixtape in 2011 and 2012. American rapper Gucci Mane liked his mixtape and signed him to his label.

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Young Thug released more mixtapes on this label. He gained a lot of appreciation for it. Most of the magazines listed his fourth mixtape as the best of 2013. He was also numbered in the top 25 rappers to watch out for.

His two singles-Stoner and Donald Glover were highly praised. He also collaborated with other artists.

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More of him in 2014 and after

He signed up with different record labels. He also did songs with Kanye West who praises his speed of making songs. He was also featured on the cover of The Fader. His mixtapes have also been praised by his listeners.

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He signed with 300 Entertainment and also said:

“I manage myself. I’m signed with Atlantic. I have a big, special deal with Atlantic, and it’s only Atlantic. Birdman is my homie.”

He did a song with Kanye West for The Life of Pablo. He also released a song with Mexican-American rapper Kap G. He did a number of more songs and also albums. He has recently collaborated with rapper Chance and Donal d Glover. His music style is said to be unique and eccentric.

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Jeffery Lamar Williams personal life

Thug is not married. But he has 6 children with 4 women. He has been into multiple relationships and his first child was born when he was 17 or 14. He has three sons and three daughters.

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He is now engaged to Jerrika Kartae who owns a swimsuit line. He resides with her at his home in Buckhead, Atlanta. He has numerous runs with the law.

Jeffery Lamar Williams social media profiles

Jeffery Lamar Williams is active on social media including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. He has gained more than 2.1 million followers on Facebook, more than 3.43 million followers on Twitter, more than 5.7 million followers on Instagram and over 3.4 million subscribers on YouTube.

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