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Young Thug

Jeffery Lamar Williams (born August 16, 1991), known professionally as Young Thug, is an American rapper and singer. He is considered to be an influential figure of his generation, with his music impacting the modern sound of hip hop and trap music. Known for his eccentric vocal style and fashion, Thug initially released a series of independent mixtapes beginning in 2011 with I Came from Nothing. In early 2013, he signed with Gucci Mane's 1017 Records, and later that year he released his label debut mixtape 1017 Thug to critical praise.Young Thug received mainstream recognition in 2014 with the singles "Stoner" and "Danny Glover" in addition to appearances on several singles, including T.I.'s "About the Money", Tyga's "Hookah", and Rich Gang's "Lifestyle". That year, he also signed to Lyor Cohen's 300 Entertainment and collaborated on the mixtape Rich Gang: Tha Tour Pt. 1. In 2015, he amassed a number of mixtapes, including Barter 6 and two installments of his Slime Season series. Subsequently in 2016, Thug issued commercial mixtapes I'm Up, Slime Season 3, and Jeffery. In 2017, Thug featured on the hit song "Havana" by Cuban pop singer Camila Cabello, which became his first number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2018, he released a compilation album Slime Language with his label YSL Records. In 2019, he won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year for his songwriting contribution on "This Is America".Young Thug's debut studio album, So Much Fun (2019), debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 and included the Billboard Hot 100 top-twenty singles "The London" and "Hot". The following year, his single "Go Crazy" with Chris Brown from the collaborative mixtape Slime & B (2020) peaked at number three on the Hot 100, becoming his first top-ten single as a lead artist. Additionally, he reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for the second time in his career with his feature on Travis Scott's single "Franchise", In 2021, Thug released the compilation album Slime Language 2 which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. Later that year, Thug would reach number one on the Hot 100 a third time by featuring alongside Future on Drake's "Way 2 Sexy". His second studio album, Punk, was released on October 15, 2021. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, becoming his third number one album, as well as his second chart topping project of 2021.

May 21, 2022

Nick Cannon On YSL Indictment: 'The System Isn't Designed For Us'

Just two weeks after Young Thug, Gunna, and YSL were hit with RICO charges, Cannon is opening up about what the “heartbreaking” case means to him.

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May 18, 2022

Cobb County Sheriff’s Department Addresses Claims of Young Thug Being Held in ‘Torturous’ Jail Conditions

The Cobb County Sheriff's Department responded to claims from Young Thug's attorney's that the rapper is being held in "torturous" jail conditions.

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May 18, 2022

New York Senate passes bill limiting use of song lyrics as evidence in court

Lyrics in songs by Young Thug and Gunna are currently making up a large portion of evidence against the YSL rappers The post New York Senate passes bill limiting use of song lyrics as evidence in court appeared first on NME.

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May 16, 2022

Lil Gotit Says He Spoke to Young Thug and Gunna Following Lil Keed’s Death

Lil Gotit says he spoke to Young Thug and Gunna following the death of his brother Lil Keed and the recent charges filed against the rappers.

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May 16, 2022

Lil Keed Had More to Give

On the Atlanta rapper and heir apparent to Young Thug, who died on Saturday at age 24.

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May 16, 2022

Young Thug Carried the Weight of Atlanta on His Shoulders. Now, It Could Crush Him

Seemingly overnight, Atlanta’s most prominent rap label went from triumph to tragedy

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May 15, 2022

Lil Keed, Young Thug protégé and YSL rapper, dies aged 24

Drake, Quavo and Lil Yachty are among those to have paid tribute to the Atlanta rapper The post Lil Keed, Young Thug protégé and YSL rapper, dies aged 24 appeared first on NME.

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May 14, 2022

Travis Barker, Rick Ross, Murda Beatz & More Pay Tribute to Lil Keed: ‘Gone Too Soon’

On Saturday, May 14, rising Atlanta rapper Lil Keed died at the age of 24. He was signed to Young Thug‘s Young Stoner Life Records.

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May 14, 2022

Lil Keed, YSL Rapper, Dies at 24

The Young Thug protégé collaborated with Lil Gotit, Lil Yachty, Gunna, and many others

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May 14, 2022

Lil Keed, Atlanta Rapper Signed to Young Thug’s YSL Records, Dead at 24

"Snake" rapper's death comes just days after RICO indictment against label

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May 14, 2022

Lil Keed, Atlanta Rapper Signed to Young Thug’s YSL Records, Dead at 24

"Snake" rapper's death comes just days after RICO indictment against label

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May 14, 2022

Young Thug Lawyer Alleges ‘Inhumane’ Conditions in Jail, Appeals for Release

In a motion filed Friday, attorney Brian Steel says the rapper has been subject to "dungeon-like conditions" behind bars.

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May 13, 2022

Young Thug’s lawyer slams rapper’s “dungeon like” prison conditions in emergency filing

Jeffery Lamar Williams was arrested on gang-related charges earlier this week The post Young Thug’s lawyer slams rapper’s “dungeon like” prison conditions in emergency filing appeared first on NME.

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May 13, 2022

Young Thug's Attorney Says Rapper Is Being Subjected to 'Dungeon-Like' Jail Conditions

Thugger's lawyer, Brian Steel, filed an emergency motion on Friday seeking the rapper's release on bond. He described his client as "an innocent man."

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May 13, 2022

Young Thug Lawyers Blast His ‘Dungeon-Like’ Jail Conditions in Emergency Filing

The Atlanta rapper is being held in “solitary confinement” in a “windowless cement compartment," lawyer says while calling indictment "unconstitutional'

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May 12, 2022

Metro Boomin Supports YSL Amid Indictment, Young Thug and Gunna Arrests: ‘YSL Is Not a Gang and Never Been a Gang'

In a series of tweets shared on Thursday, producer Metro Boomin showed support for Young Thug and Gunna amid the 56-count YSL Records indictment.

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May 12, 2022

Young Thug Denied Release From Jail On New Charges Over Guns, Drugs

The rapper has not yet had a bond hearing in the larger RICO case unveiled this week.

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May 12, 2022

T.I. Questions Why KKK Hasn't Been Hit With RICO Case Amid Young Thug and Gunna's Indictment

As the controversy surrounding the recently announced RICO indictment grows, T.I. is wondering why this approach isn't being used toward the hate group.

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May 12, 2022

Gunna arrested after being named in RICO indictment

The rapper was among 28 people, including Young Thug, who were named in an indictment earlier this week The post Gunna arrested after being named in RICO indictment appeared first on NME.

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May 12, 2022

Young Thug has been charged with seven additional felonies

Arrested earlier this week on gang-related charges, the rapper has been denied bond in a court hearing The post Young Thug has been charged with seven additional felonies appeared first on NME.

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May 11, 2022

Young Thug Charged With Seven More Felonies Days After RICO Indictment

The new charges allege possession of drugs and ownership of unidentified illegal firearms, such as a machine gun or a sawed-off shot gun.

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May 11, 2022

Young Thug Charged With 7 More Felonies

Police reportedly raided the rapper’s Atlanta home, leading to drug and gun possession charges

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May 11, 2022

Young Thug Faces Additional Felony Charges Following Police Raid at His Home

Following his arrest on RICO charges, Young Thug is now facing additional felony charges stemming from authorities raiding his home in Buckhead, Georgia.

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May 11, 2022

D.L. Hughley on YSL Gang Indictment: ‘If You Call Yourself Thug and Gunna What You Probably Gonna Do Is Go to Jail’

After getting himself involved in Kanye's divorce proceedings, D.L. Hughley has decided to give the world his take on Young Thug and Gunna’s indictment.

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May 11, 2022

What Young Thug and Gunna’s Indictment Means for Rap Music on Trial

The Georgia indictment perpetuates a much-criticized history of prosecutors using rap lyrics in court. The defendants could spend decades in prison if convicted.

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May 11, 2022

Gunna Taken Into Custody In Huge Atlanta Criminal Case

Like Young Thug, the rapper stands accused of being part of a street gang that has caused "havoc" in Atlanta.

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May 11, 2022

Young Thug’s lawyer says rapper “committed no crime whatsoever”

"We will fight to my last drop of blood to clear him," Brian Steel added after Thug was arrested this week on gang-related charges The post Young Thug’s lawyer says rapper “committed no crime whatsoever” appeared first on NME.

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May 10, 2022

Everything We Know About Young Thug and Gunna's RICO Indictment

Young Thug, Gunna, and other artists on YSL Records have been charged in a RICO indictment. Based on the 88-page indictment & other reports, here's what we know

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May 10, 2022

Young Thug’s Indictment Quotes His Own Lyrics. Here’s Why That’s Controversial

Prosecutors included quotes like "I killed his man in front of his momma." It's a tactic that critics say is unfair and potentially unconstitutional.

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Punk

October 15, 2021

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Tick Tock

August 20, 2021

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Better Believe

July 22, 2021

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PradadaBang

July 2, 2021

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Slime Language 2

April 16, 2021

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Slime Language 2 (Deluxe)

April 16, 2021

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That Go! (feat. T-Shyne)

February 12, 2021

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Bad Boy (with Young Thug)

January 15, 2021

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Take It To Trial (feat. Yak Gotti)

December 18, 2020

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Stay Down (with 6LACK & Young Thug)

October 30, 2020

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FRANCHISE (feat. Future, Young Thug & M.I.A.) [REMIX]

October 7, 2020

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FRANCHISE (feat. Young Thug & M.I.A.)

September 25, 2020

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Slime & B

May 8, 2020

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QUARANTINE CLEAN

April 2, 2020

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YELL OH (feat. Young Thug)

February 7, 2020

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So Much Fun (Deluxe)

December 20, 2019

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Hot (Remix) [feat. Gunna and Travis Scott]

November 1, 2019

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So Much Fun

August 16, 2019

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Feels (feat. Young Thug & J Hus)

July 11, 2019

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Drunk Mess

May 29, 2019

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The London (feat. J. Cole & Travis Scott)

May 23, 2019

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Proud Of Me (feat. Young Thug)

May 5, 2019

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On the Run

September 24, 2018

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Fetish Remix (feat. Young Thug)

September 14, 2018

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Slime Language

August 17, 2018

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Anybody (feat. Nicki Minaj)

July 25, 2018

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Hear No Evil

April 13, 2018

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Ride for Me (feat. 24hrs)

February 7, 2018

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Slime Season 4

December 4, 2017

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SUPER SLIMEY

October 20, 2017

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On Me

September 29, 2017

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Young Martha

September 22, 2017

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Liger

September 21, 2017

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Beautiful Thugger Girls

June 16, 2017

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Gang Up (with Young Thug, 2 Chainz & Wiz Khalifa feat. PnB Rock)

March 23, 2017

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Been Thru a Lot

September 8, 2016

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JEFFERY

August 26, 2016

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Gangster Shit

June 10, 2016

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pick up the phone

June 3, 2016

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Slime Season 3

March 25, 2016

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I'm Up

February 5, 2016

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Young Thugga Mane La Flare

December 11, 2015

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1017 Thug

December 11, 2015

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No Problem

November 26, 2015

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Best Friend

November 20, 2015

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Pacifier

July 17, 2015

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The Purple Album

June 9, 2015

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Barter 6

April 16, 2015

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Tell Her Nothing

November 19, 2014

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Brick Sqaud

November 18, 2014

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1017 Thug 3 The Finale

August 29, 2014

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Old English - Single

July 1, 2014

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2 Bitches

July 1, 2014

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Like 2 Bishes - Itunes Ringtone

June 12, 2014

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36

June 3, 2014

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Stoner Remixes

June 3, 2014

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Main Chic

April 15, 2014

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Stoner

February 4, 2014

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I Came from Nothing 2

December 20, 2011

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