Sun Sep 26
Recognized worldwide as the godfather of new wave rap, Young Thug has broken convention at every single turn and reinvented the sound of popular music; his Grammy award-winning, platinum-selling records have paved the way for generations beyond him. In 2020, he achieved fourteen Billboard charting hits with no album release and released records by artists including Gunna and Karlae through Young Stoner Life Records, of which he is the Founder and CEO.In addition to his musical legacy, Young Thug’s visual identity is iconic. From the unforgettable Alessandro Trincone dress Thug wore on the cover of his award-winning album, ‘Jeffrey’, through to his clothing brand ‘Spider’, and magazine covers for the likes of Arena Homme+, Dazed, and V. Thug has worked with photographers including Juergen Teller, Tyrone LeBon, and PetraCollins and collaborated with brands including Calvin Klein and Adidas. Now in 2021, Young Thug leads the charge as a certified cultural tycoon. In addition to owning multiple hugely successful businesses, Thug continues to challenge and redefine the boundaries of culture in his vision of the future.