Miles Parks McCollum (born August 23, 1997), known professionally as Lil Yachty, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. Yachty first gained recognition in August 2015 for his singles "One Night" and "Minnesota" from his debut EP Summer Songs. He released his debut mixtape Lil Boat in March 2016. On June 10, 2016, Yachty announced that he had signed a joint venture record deal with Quality Control Music, Capitol Records, and Motown Records. His mixtapes Lil Boat and Summer Songs 2 were released in 2016 and his debut studio album, Teenage Emotions in 2017. His second studio album, Lil Boat 2, was released on March 9, 2018. His third studio album, Nuthin' 2 Prove, was released on October 19, 2018. His fourth studio album, Lil Boat 3, was released on May 29, 2020.
Yachty attended Alabama State University in fall 2015 but dropped out to pursue his musical career.In a 2016 interview for CNN, Yachty expressed support for Bernie Sanders in the 2016 presidential election, and praised Sanders in his work during the civil rights movement.Yachty made a guest appearance in a Sprite commercial with LeBron James, where he is seen in an ice cave playing the piano. Lil Yachty was picked to be the face of the new Nautica and Urban Outfitters collection. Yachty also appeared in the "It Takes Two" video with Carly Rae Jepsen for Target.In 2018, Yachty worked with Donny Osmond to create a theme song for Chef Boyardee titled "Start the Par-dee".
McCollum was born in Mableton, Georgia. In 2015, he adopted the stage name "Yachty" and moved from his hometown of Atlanta to New York City to launch his career. He stayed with a friend and networked with online street fashion personalities, while he built up his own Instagram following. He worked at McDonald's.
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