Jeffery Lamar Williams (born August 16, 1991)

Jeffery Lamar Williams, 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.

In 2019, he won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year for his songwriting contribution on "This Is America".

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.