There would probably be a very few of this generation that would not have listened to the ‘One Night’ song. Known for his amazing singing quality, Lil Yachty is one the most popular rapper and hip-hop artists of today’s generation. Popularly known as ‘Mumble Rap’ by his fans, Lil Yachty denies that and calls his genre of music as ‘Bubblegum trap.’ The best bit of his music is the sound-byte that he uses from video games and cartoon themes. Most of the people appreciate him for his funny and catchy music. He has brought in a revolution in the areas of hip-hop and rap music.
Born in Miles Parks McCollum, Little Yachty is from Georgia. He celebrates his birthday on August 23rd, and his year of birth is 1997. As a kid, he loved to listen to rapper Drake from Canada, and it seems like he has drawn his inspiration from the same musician. He started focusing completely on a Music career after he dropped out of Alabama State in the year 2015. He moved to New York and started connecting with several musicians while he lived with one of his friends. He spent day and night to grow his popularity over Instagram, and this happened with the support from a local streetwear scene. It became highly essential for Yachty to increase his Social media presence, and he worked towards it pretty hard. Along with that, he was also employed at McDonald’s.
His song ‘One Night’ made him popular overnight, and this was quite surprising and unexpected too. It went viral, and most of the people found it quite funny as well. A lot of people were even boggled by the lyrics and started asking questions as to ‘What that song is all about’ until they got to know it is from Lil Yachty. On YouTube, this song has crossed more than 126 million views as on date.
In the year 2016, he represented the Kanye West’s Yeezy fashion line, and along with that, he also ensured to work towards his music too. He released his Mixtape called ‘Lil Boat. This made him quite successful, and he established a lot of connections with the well-known rappers and musicians in the industry.
Broccoli, yet another famous track of Lil Yachty, was released with the collaboration of DRAM, and this too happened in the year 2016. He bagged the 5th position in Billboard Hot 100, and he moved onto releasing his Mixtape Summer Songs 2. He has collaborated with Chance, Kyle, and Tee Grizzley.
His net worth as on date is recorded to be $8 Million. Alongside, the music he also has been quite successful in launching himself as a model. He appears alongside LeBron James in the Sprite commercial, and modeling is also one of his greatest sources of income. All these put together, his overall net worth is 8 Million USD.
Unknown things about Lil Yachty
Lil Yachty was once arrested in Florida as he had involved in Credit Card Fraud Case.
Apart from music and modeling, he has a lot of additional ventures as well.