Lil Yachty, also known as Peek A Boo or King of Teens, is an American rapper and singer with body statistics of chest; 96.5 cm, arms/biceps; 30.5 cm and waist 81 cm. The super rapper weighs about 73 kg. He has natural eccentric black hair but dyes his hair 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 of 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 collaboration between rap and vocals.
Lil yachty Wiki And Real Name
Lil Yachty’s real name is Miles Parks McCollum, he was born on August 23, 1996, in Mableton, Georgia, USA McCollum’s mother was in the army and his father Shannon McCollum, was a photographer in Atlanta, however, Lil Yatchy and his father spent time with celebrity acts such as OutKast, Goodie Mob, and Lil Jon.
Despite growing up with these super celebs, Yatchy began his life with a small beginning. He published on social media how he slept in penthouses to survive until the night he published a rapped video.
Lil Yachty’s Career
il yachty is an American rapper, record producer, and singer. He is 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. To date, young rapper Lil Yachty has released a debut mixtape; Lil Boat in March 2016 and Summer, 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. A lot has been said about Yachty as a model after he appeared as a model in Kanye West’s fashion collection Yeezy Season 3 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 mixtape “Chance the Rapper’s Coloring Book” released in May 2016, Kyle’s hip-hop single “iSpy” 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 a few well-known organizations such as Sprite, Target, Nautica, and UrbanOutfitter. 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 ran three commercial singles in his days, including videos like this one: Harley, produced by K Swisha, which was released on 14 April 2017, Bring It Back”, produced by Free School, which was released on 4 May 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 18 May 2017.
Lil Yachty once explained that the style of music he practices is called bubblegum rap, but many people had explained his style of music in different ways, Rolling Stone described his music as “catchy, deliberately dark sounding melodies, packed with inappropriate boasts, performed in a proud, amateurish singing song, and The Guardian called his music “funny, 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. Yachty later announced that his charges were later dropped.
Lil yachty Awards, Habits and Addictions
Yatchy has received several awards for his outstanding achievements in his music career, he was nominated for a Grammy award for best rap/song after the release of his song Brocolli with Dram, and MTV Europe Music Awards in the category best video for his song iSpy with Kyle, although the result is still pending, all these awards were in 2017.
Yatchy has a crazy penchant for jewelry to the extent that he wears diamond jewelry on his teeth. It’s funny how he looks, he says that cartoons inspire him a lot and his unique crazy sense of clothing makes him stand out, yet he never smokes or drinks, his love for sweets and cereal makes him addicted when he’s addicted to it.
Lil Yachty worked at McDonald’s Miles during his high school days, he attended Pebblebrook High School where he was bullied, and he tried to write music and rap.
He started his rapper career in high school, he organized other up-and-coming rappers and producers; under the name The Yacht Club, which was later changed to The Sailing Team, he went on to attend Alabama University.
Height, Girlfriend and Net worth
Lil Yachty is not a super tall dude he is of an average height of 5 ft10 inches. It has been rumored that the young rapper is in a connection with model India Love in December 2016, however, India love publicly said she had nothing to do with Yachty. He once tweeted about how he wanted a girlfriend and a girl named Muva replied in her tweet how she wanted to marry him; nothing has been heard just yet from Yatchy. He has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Is Lil Yachty Gay?
There are so many controversies on if Yachty is gay, he spoke on the US gay agenda and releasing the video of his song Teenage Emotion featuring two young teen males kissing. There is no vivid explanation if he is gay however it is said that he is being used as a pawn by the gay establishment to normalize homosexuality among the black youth.
Lil Yachty’s life is an example of growing from grass to grace. His hard work and determination have paid him. He didn’t yield to the fact of being bullied but he took his challenge and grew it into music.