Lil Yachty

Lil Yachty


Miles Parks McCollum, known professionally as Lil Yachty, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer. He first gained recognition on the internet in 2015 for his singles "One Night" and "Minnesota" from his debut EP Summer Songs. He released his debut mixtape Lil Boat in March 2016.

Full Name
Miles Parks McCollum
Aug 23, 1997
5′ 11″
Net Worth


Lil Yachty, born Miles Parks McCollum on August 23, 1997 in Mableton, Georgia, is an American rapper and singer. He rose to fame after the release of his debut mixtape "Lil Boat" in 2016, which spawned the hit single "One Night". He has since released four studio albums and numerous singles and collaborations with other artists.

Lil Yachty's music has been described as a combination of trap rap and cloud rap, with heavy influence from Atlanta hip-hop culture. His style was heavily influenced by southern trap artists such as Gucci Mane and Young Thug. In 2016, he co-founded the creative collective Sailing Team alongside rappers Burberry Perry and Kodie Shane.

In 2018, Lil Yachty appeared in the film "Life of a Stoner", playing the lead role of a young drug dealer who struggles with family issues. The movie was well received by critics for its honest portrayal of life in urban areas. He also made a cameo appearance in the 2019 Netflix original movie "Tall Girl".

In addition to music and acting, Lil Yachty is also an entrepreneur. In 2017 he founded his own record label called Quality Control Records where he serves as CEO. He has collaborated with several fashion labels such as Nautica, Sprite and Reebok on limited edition clothing lines.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1997</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lil Yachty is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On August 23, 1997, Lil Yachty was born in Mableton, Georgia.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Debut Mixtape</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his debut mixtape titled “Lil Boat” independently.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs to Quality Control Music</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signed a joint venture deal with Quality Control Music, Capitol Records, and Motown Records.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Release of Debut Album “Lil Boat”</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Released his debut album “Lil Boat”, which debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Release of 2nd Album “Teenage Emotions”</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Released his second studio album “Teenage Emotions” which debuted at number five on the US Billboard 200 chart.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Released 3rd Album “Nuthin' 2 Prove”</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Released his third studio album “Nuthin' 2 Prove” which debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 chart.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Release of 4th Album “Michigan Boy Boat”</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Released his fourth studio album “Michigan Boy Boat” which debuted at number six on the US Billboard 200 chart.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Versatile Artist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lil Yachty is a very versatile artist, able to rap and sing over many different genres of music. He has also explored other forms of art such as photography and fashion. His willingness to explore new things makes him an inspiring artist.</p></div>

     <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> His Positive Message</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lil Yachty spreads a message of positivity and encourages people to be themselves and stay true to who they are. He has become a role model for people of all ages, showing that it’s okay to be different and expressing yourself through art is something to be celebrated.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Fun to Listen To</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Whether you're in the mood for trap bangers or melodic songs, Lil Yachty has something for everyone! His music is fun and lighthearted and is sure to put anyone in a good mood. </p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> He Was Home Schooled</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lil Yachty was home schooled for the majority of his academic career, only attending traditional high school classes for a short period of time.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Started Creating Music at Age 16</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lil Yachty started creating music when he was just 16 years old and released his first mixtape in March 2015.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> He Was a Model Before Becoming a Rapper</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming a rapper, Lil Yachty was a model for Kanye West's Yeezy fashion line and appeared on the cover of Paper Magazine in 2016.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Performed at the White House</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In December 2016, Lil Yachty was invited to perform at the White House during an event celebrating the Obama administration's My Brother's Keeper Initiative.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> He Has His Own Line of Shoes</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lil Yachty has his own line of shoes called "Nautica Boat Shoes" with Nautica, which were released in 2017.</p></div>


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