Lil Yachty

Lil Yachty
Lil Yachty in 2016
Lil Yachty in 2016
Background information
Birth nameMiles Parks McCollum
Also known asLil Boat
Born (1997-08-23) August 23, 1997 (age 23)
Mableton, Georgia, U.S.
OriginAtlanta, Georgia, U.S.
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
Years active2014–present
Associated acts
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Miles Parks McCollum (born August 23, 1997), known professionally as Lil Yachty, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. Yachty first gained recognition in August 2015 for his singles "One Night" and "Minnesota" from his debut EP Summer Songs.[3][4][5][6] He released his debut mixtape Lil Boat in March 2016. On June 10, 2016, Yachty announced that he had signed a joint venture record deal with Quality Control Music, Capitol Records, and Motown Records.[7] His mixtapes Lil Boat and Summer Songs 2 were released in 2016 and his debut studio album, Teenage Emotions in 2017. His second studio album, Lil Boat 2, was released on March 9, 2018. His third studio album, Nuthin' 2 Prove, was released on October 19, 2018. His fourth studio album, Lil Boat 3, was released on May 29, 2020.[8]

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  3. ^ "The Post-Internet Worlds of Atlanta Rappers Lil Yachty and Playboi Carti". MTV. Retrieved March 30, 2016.
  4. ^ "Lil Yachty, Lil Uzi Vert and Playboi Carti, Oddball Rap's Children, at Play". New York Times. Retrieved March 30, 2016.
  5. ^ "Lil Yachty Lil Boat". Pitchfork. Retrieved March 30, 2016.
  6. ^ "Meet Lil Yachty, The Atlanta Rapper Born To Go Viral". The Fader. Retrieved March 30, 2016.
  7. ^ Hernandez, Victoria (June 10, 2016). "Lil Yachty signs deal with Quality Control". Retrieved June 11, 2016.
  8. ^ Johnson, Zoe (May 20, 2020). "Lil Yachty to Drop Lil Boat 3 Album Next Week". XXL. Retrieved May 21, 2020.

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