Young Thug

American rapper and singer (born 1991)

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

Young Thug
Thug performing at Openair Frauenfeld in 2019
Thug performing at Openair Frauenfeld in 2019
Background information
Birth nameJeffery Lamar Williams[1]
Also known as
Born (1991-08-16) August 16, 1991 (age 31)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
Years active2010–present[5]


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  5. "TruRoyal feat. Young Thug - Im On / She Can Go x #NashMade". YouTube. Retrieved December 26, 2018.