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Young Thug

Young Thug in August 2016
Background information
Birth name Jeffery Lamar Williams
Also known as

Young Thug
No, My Name is Jeffery[1]

Born (1991-08-16) August 16, 1991 (age 25)[3]
Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Hip hop
pop rap


record producer



Years active 2011–present

Atlantic Records

Associated acts

Bankroll Mafia
Gucci Mane
London on da Track
Kanye West
Travis Scott
808 Mafia


If you’re 30, 40 years old, you’re not getting listened to by minors.
Young Thug
I didn’t used to do shows, because I used to be so shy. We’d perform, and I’d be at the back, thinking of another song. I was so shy, I ain’t never getting in front of the camera; I would never get on stage.
Young Thug
The reason why I moved from Young Thug to Jeffery was because I felt like I did a wrong turn.
Young Thug
I ain’t want my kids to grow up and call me Thug. I don’t want anybody to kind of look at me like that. So I’m gonna just use my real name.
Young Thug
My dad wouldn’t buy me tight pants. I had to get my own money to buy them.
Young Thug
Wayne and Drake, it takes them so long to do a song. I understand why, because they want it to be perfect. But I think I can do a perfect song in 10 minutes.
Young Thug
I'm the type of person to put myself in everybody else's shoes.
I’d make a million songs with Game because we never had no real problem.
Young Thug
He’s so sophisticated… Kanye is like ‘Fifty Shades of Grey,’ he’s interesting, so you want to be around him.
Young Thug
I don’t want to be 50 years old and rapping, man. I’m pretty sure nobody wants to do that.
Young Thug
Whatever I think of, that’s what I do. I wake up and think, ‘I want to buy a car’, I buy a car. I wake up and be like, ‘I just want to lay in bed with my girl’, I do that. I wake up and want to rap, I rap. So whatever I think of.
Young Thug
I feel like there's no such thing as gender.
When I was 12, my feet were so small, I wore my sisters’ glitter shoes. My dad would whoop me: ‘You’re not going to school now, you’ll embarrass us!’
Young Thug
Fabo is a real rock star, but people look over it, so I’ll try to bring it to the light if I can.
Young Thug
I don't do my own Instagram.
I can’t remember 16 bars. Unless you write it, you can’t. I just do it bar for bar.
Young Thug
If you feel that you can just come in the studio and freestyle on my song, then I’m ready to rap battle you. That’s just how I feel about it because I know I’m way harder than another rapper freestyling on my song.
Young Thug
You have to be yourself.
I always paid attention to Lil Wayne – close attention. He’s my idol. He’s still my idol.
Young Thug
Atlanta is the number one place to live. You live better, you eat better, the rides are better, vehicles is better deals. It’s better people. More mean people, but at my level you want it to be about business, so it’s perfect for me.
Young Thug
If I didn’t have a girlfriend, I’d have 10 girls at the studio, and they would make me not rap.
Young Thug
I don’t ever want to be like a peasant. I want to always be all right. But motivation is fans – not your kids, your mum, none of that. All of that matters, but number one is your fans.
Young Thug
I've got a condo in Miami, but I don't live in it.
It's dangerous to be anybody popular.
When I was in high school, I had a gambling problem.
I don't want to rap forever. But I want to be rich forever.
I want every Grammy.
I did a song in eight minutes. I thought everybody could write songs that fast. But working with a lot of them, they don’t.
Young Thug
I only listen to Lil Wayne.
Anyone can rap if you've got brains. So I just went with it.
I was in the streets at eight, nine years old.
I like everything that people say. No matter what they say. You gay, you a punk. You got a nice girlfriend, you’re ugly, you can’t rap, you’re the hardest.
Young Thug
I hope to be like Bill Gates, bro. With all the money in the world.
It’s like, boom! – I’ve got a girlfriend. It turned out to be a good thing because it made me a rapper.
Young Thug
Ain't no problem with me and Kevin Gates; everybody just trippin'.
I've always been a sharing person.
When it comes to swag, there's no gender involved.
I stayed in the ghetto. Then I stayed in condos, then I stayed in penthouses, and then I stayed in mansions.
Young Thug
We need money. We need hits. Hits bring money, money bring power, power bring fame, fame change the game.
Young Thug
In my world, of course, it don’t matter. You could be a gangster with a dress, you could be a gangster with baggy pants.
Young Thug
My dad wanted me to play football so bad, he took me to Washington High School on the west side of Atlanta because they were number one. They never lost.
Young Thug
I feel like the phone was in my way. So I got rid of the phone to focus.
You gotta understand, you can’t look at no pictures and look at the media and the critics and what they saying on no Internet.
Young Thug
My mom got 11 kids. We struggled.
I ain’t just collab-ing with anybody. Because I don’t care about making friends. I got enough friends.
Young Thug
Ninety percent of my clothes are women's.