Young Thug

American rapper from Georgia

Jeffrey Lamar Williams (born 16 August 1991), better known by his stage name Young Thug, is an American rapper from Georgia. He sings and writes songs. He is from Atlanta. He is signed to 1017 Brick Squad Records. Thug grew up to prominence in 2013 after releasing his mixtape 1017 Thug to critical acclaim. He has collaborated with artists such as Gucci Mane and Rich Homie Quan.

Young Thug
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Williams performing at the Openair Frauenfeld; 2019
Background information
Birth nameJeffrey Lamar Williams
Also known as
Born (1991-08-16) August 16, 1991 (age 28)
Sylvan Hills, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
Years active2010-present
Associated acts


  1. "UPDATE: Young Thug Has A New Name--But Maybe Not For Long". Papermag. August 16, 2016.