Legal name: Jeffrey Lamar Williams
Jeffery Lamar Williams (born August 16, 1991), known professionally as Young Thug, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He became known for his commercial debut single "Stoner", as well as his collaborations with fellow Southern rappers, such as Rich Homie Quan, Birdman, Waka Flocka Flame, Gucci Mane, Young Scooter, Shy Glizzy, Migos, T.I., and Travi$ Scott. Young Thug signed a record deal with Gucci Mane's 1017 Brick Squad Records, an Asylum/Atlantic imprint, in early 2013.
Young Thug gained major recognition in 2014, after being featured on a string of singles, including "About the Money" and "Lifestyle", the latter of which peaked at number 16 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. In 2015, he released a number of commercially successful and critically acclaimed mixtapes, including Barter 6 and two installments of his Slime Season series, with the third installment released in 2016 a few weeks after another mixtape named I'm Up. He is set to release another mixtape named Jeffery sometime before his debut album, Hy!£UN35, in 2016.