LIL YACHTY, VIDEO, FLEX UP, FUTURE, PLAYBOI CARTI, Quality Control Music, Motown Records
Lil yachty continued his impressive run in 2020 with the release of his luxury album Small Boat 3.5 via Quality Control Music & Motown Records. The deluxe version of small boat 3 offers 7 new tracks with heavy features of Avenir, Playboi Carti, Lil Baby, Vince Staples, and Cochise. Along with the luxury album, Yachty shared a new glitch video for the standout track “Flex Up” ft Future & Playboi Carti, directed by Zhamak Fullad.
In May, Lil Yachty shared his new surprise album small boat 3. The third and final installment of the acclaimed Lil Boat series ushered in a new era for the 22-year-old rapper, showcasing his growth as an artist and a man – the days of the ‘King of Teens’ are over. With features of A $ AP Rocky, Tyler The Creator, Future, Young Thug, Lil Durk, Lil Keed, Drake, DaBaby, Tierra Whack and more, the highly anticipated 19-track studio album paid homage to the pleasure-lover little boat while specifying that the sound of Yachty is constantly evolving.
Lil Yachty is a 22-year-old Atlanta native, singer, rapper, producer, designer, designer, brand genius and Grammy-nominated fashion icon who burst onto the scene four years ago with his first mixtape Lil Boat. The sound of his first mixtape was prophetic, creating a new wave of hip hop while setting the course for many of today’s most popular rap stars. In 2017, he released Teenage Emotions which entered the Billboard Top 200 in 5th place and 2018’s follow-up, Lil Boat 2, peaked at 2nd place on the Billboard 200. Since then he has found himself on the Billboard 200s. covers of PAPER and FADER magazines, as well as the cover of the Men’s Style section of the New York Times and an XXL Freshman cover. Rolling Stone said his album Teenage Emotions is a “defining moment that can change the way people rap,” while the New York Times dubbed him as an artist “who tells us where the music is going”. In 2020, Yachty’s recent solo track “Coffin” toured TikTok with a dance challenge and reached No. 7 on the Billboard Top Triller chart. He also developed his constantly expanding business acumen with the launch of his own cryptocurrency in partnership with the Swiss platform Fyooz. With the Lil Boat Trilogy now complete, Lil Yachty has been credited with releasing a sound that effortlessly bounces between rap and pop creating something entirely of his own.