Before Young Thug quickly rose to fame in 2011 after the release of his mixtape I Came From Nothing, Before he became an artist many compared him to being the Dennis Rodman of Rap’, Before he was rubbing shoulders with the likes of Kanye West, Drake, Birdman, T.I. and Gucci Mane.
Jeffrey Lamar Williams was born on August 9, 1992 in Atlanta Georgia. He is one of a 11 siblings and grew up with very little raised in the Jonesboro South housing project in South Atlanta. Home to other notable rappers including Waka Flocka Flame, 2 Chainz, and Ludacris. He grew up in a housing project that was in such bad shape it has since been demolished by the city of Atlanta, he also spent four years in a juvenile detention center after he broke a teachers arm.
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