Lil Yachty, also known as Peek A Boo or King of Teens, is an American rapper and singer with a body statistic of chest; 96.5 cm, arms/biceps; 30.5 cm and waist 81 cm. The super rapper weighs about 73 kg. He has a natural eccentric black hair but dyes himself in different shades of red. He is also a super-lover of tattoos.
Lil Yachty came into the limelight when he released a mega-hit called “One Night” because, after this mega outburst in his fame, Lil Yachty has risen to fame and fortune. He had sung with greats like Drake and Chance the Rapper. At the Grammy Awards 2017, he was nominated for the best rap/song collaboration.
Lil yachty Wiki And Real Name
Lil Yachty’s real name is Miles Parks McCollum, he was born on 23 August 1996 in Mableton, Georgia, USA. His mother was in the army and his father Shannon McCollum, was a photographer in Atlanta, but Lil Yatchy and his father spent time with celebrity acts like OutKast, Goodie Mob, and Lil Jon.
Despite growing up with these super celebrities, Yatchy began his life with a small beginning, which he published in social media, sleeping in penthouses to survive until the night he released a rapping video.
Lil Yachty’s career
Lil Yachty is an American rapper, record producer and singer. He comes from Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He mainly sings hip-hop and rap music. The young rapper came into the spotlight in 2007 with the record label Quality Control Music Capitol Motown. So far, young rapper Lil Yacht has released a debut mixtape; Lil Boat in March 2016 and Sommer, which was released in 2016 and his debut studio album Teenage Emotions in 2017.
Lil Yachty took the name Yatchy in 2015, and in search of greener pastures, he moved to New York City to continue his career. There was a lot of talk about Yachty being a model after he appeared as a model in Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 3 fashion collection at Madison Square Garden, but he never appeared as a model again.
He has worked with and performed with several other personalities, including DRAM on the hit song “Broccoli”, the Chance the Rapper’s Coloring Book mixtape released in May 2016, Kyle’s hip-hop single “iSpy” released in December 2016, Tee Grizzley’s single “From the D to the A” released in March 2017 and a remix of “With My Team” by Creek Boyz released on December 15, 2017.
Lil Yachty once boasted that he earns $100,000 per show and he is supported by some well-known organizations such as Sprite, Target, Nautica, and urban outfitters. He was ranked by Forbes in the 2017 Hip-Hop Cash Princes list as one of the young and fast-rising hip-hop stars under 30.
Lil Yachty’s promotional hits
He has included three promo singles in his days running such videos: Harley produced by K Swisha, which was released on April 14, 2017, Bring It Back”, produced by Free School, which was released on May 4, 2017, and finally X Men”, produced by 30 Roc and Tillie and featuring a guest appearance by American rapper Evander Griiim, which was released on May 18, 2017.
Lil Yachty once explained that his style of music is called bubblegum rap, but many people have explained his kind of music in different ways, Rolling Stone described his music as “catchy, intentionally grubby sounding melodies, packed with unconventional boasts, performed in a proud, amateurish singsong, and The Guardian called his music “fun, hooky pop-rap”.
Lil Yachty recorded only one scandal ever, he was arrested in a shopping mall in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida for credit card fraud and yet he was released after posting $11,000 bail.
Lil yachty Awards, habits and addictions
Yatchy has received several awards for his outstanding achievements in his music career, he was nominated for the Grammy Award after the release of his song Brocolli with Dramas best rap/song and MTV Europe Music Awards in the category of best video for his song iSpy with Kyle, although the result is still pending, all these awards happened in 2017.
Yatchy has a crazy penchant for jewelry to the extent that he wears diamond jewelry on his teeth. It’s apparently funny how he looks, he says that cartoons inspire him a lot and his unique, crazy sense of dress makes him stand out, yet he never smokes or drinks, his love for sweets and cereal puts a thought in his heart when he’s addicted to them.
Lil Yachty worked at McDonald’s Miles during his high school years, he attended Pebblebrook High School where he was bullied and he took the trouble to write music and rap.
He started his rapper career in high school, he organized other up-and-coming rappers and producers; with the name The Yacht Club, later changed to The Sailing Team, he went on to attend Alabama University.
Lil Yachty’S Height and Girlfriend
Lil Yachty is not a super tall guy, he is 5ft10 inches tall on average. There are rumors that the young rapper is connected to the model India Love in December 2016, but India Love said publicly that she has nothing to do with Yacht. He tweeted once that he wanted a girlfriend and a girl named Muva answered in her tweet that she wanted to marry him; no one has heard of Yatchy yet. He has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Is Lil Yachty Gay?
There is so much controversy about whether Yachty is gay that he talked about the US gay agenda and released the video of his song Teenage Emotion, in which two young teenage men kiss. There is no clear explanation as to whether he is gay, but it is said that he is being used by the gay establishment as a pawn in the game to normalize homosexuality among black youth.
Lil Yachty’s life is an example of how to grow from grass to grace. His hard work and determination have paid him. He did not bow to the fact that he was being bullied, but he accepted his challenge and developed it into music.