Miles Park McCollum (known as Lil Yachty) is a professional American rapper and singer. Lil Yachty is recognized for his popular singles “One Night” and “Minnesota.” He made his debut through the mixtape “Lil Boat” in March 2016 after which he signed a joint venture record deal with Quality Control Music, Capital Records, and Motown Records. In 2016, his mixtape “Summer Song 2” was also released followed by his debut album in 2017.
Early Life & Biography
He was born in Mableton, Georgia, and then moved from Atlanta to New York City to start his career. Lil Yachty dropped out from his college within two months. He received his high schooling from Pebblebrook High school in Mableton. Lil Yachty lived with his friend and connected with online street fashion personalities.
Lil Yachty is an unmarried man chasing his dreams as of now in 2018.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Lil Yachty started gaining recognition in late 2015 with the song “One Night.” In Kanye West’s Season 3 fashion line, Lil Yachty debuted as a model at Madison Square Garden. After collaboration with Dram, Lil Yachty’s song “Broccoli” hit no. 5 on the Billboard hot 100. At the end of 2016, Lil Yachty featured with Kylie Jenner to produce a hip-hop single “iSpy.”
Lil Yachty released a track song “If You Were Mine” featuring Ocean Park Standoff in April 2018. He also participated in Chance the Rapper’s “Coloring Book” Mix-tape which was released in 2016. Lil Yachty has also collaborated with artists like Lil Pump, Young Thug and Post Malone.
He made his debut through the studio album, “Teenage Emotions” featuring artists like Migos, Diplo, Evander Griiim and many others. Simultaneously, three promotional tracks were also released, namely “Harley” produced by K. Swisha, “Bring It Back” produced by Free school and “X Men” which was produced by 30 Roc.
Lil Yachty calls his rapping style a “bubblegum trap.” He has also featured in theme songs of Mario Bros., Charlie Brown, Game Cube console, and Rugrats. Lil Yachty has played Green Lantern in the movie “Teen Titans Go” which was a memorable role and received accolades from millions of people worldwide.
Lil Yachty’s song “Broccoli” (with DRAM) was nominated under the category of Best rap for Grammy Awards 2017. He was also nominated in the category of best video for his song “iSpy (with Kylie)” in MTV Europe music awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
In 2017, Lil Yachty was offered a soft drink commercial wherein he featured in a guest appearance with LeBron James in an ice cave. Yachty also has entered into agreement deals with Nautica, Urban Outfitter, and Target. “Lil Boat 2”, Lil Yachty’s second studio album has been released in March 2018 and has secured the 2nd position on the Billboard.
The net worth of Lil Yachty as of now is a considerable $9.5 million. His value is expected to grow with his ongoing career.
The popularity of Lil Yachty as a rapper, singer, as well as record producer, is skyrocketing. He effortlessly won the hearts of millions of people not only in America but all over the world, and it appears that the sky is not the limit for him. He has set an example for generations to come with his zest for music. Lil Yachty can be seen as the epitome of success in the industry, who reigned not only as a rapper-singer but also as an actor and continues to work with great artists in the industry. We wish him all the luck for his future ventures.