Young Jeezy, is a hip hop recording artist from Atlanta, Georgia. He is a member of Southern hip hop group United Streets Dopeboyz of America (USDA) and a former member of BMF (Black Mafia Family). He began his career in 2001 under an independent label and joined Boyz n da Hood in 2005, the same year his solo major label debut Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101 was released. Its lead single “Soul Survivor”, which featured Akon, became a top-ten hit in the US. To date, he has received four Grammy nominations.
It was announced on November 2009 that Young Jeezy started working on Thug Motivation 103. In March 2010, it was reported that Young Jeezy dropped “Young” from his stage name. Later, Young Jeezy denied the name change and claimed it was just a rumor:However, on the cover for his single “Lose My Mind”, his name is printed as “Jeezy”. “Lose My Mind” reached #35 on the Billboard Hot 100. On May 17, 2011, Young Jeezy released the first single for Thug Motivation 103, “Ballin”, which features Lil Wayne and had peaked at #57 on the Billboard Hot 100.
How Young Jeezy Made His Money – Hip hop
Estimated Net Worth: $15 Million
Birthday: October 12, 1977
Government Name: Jay Wayne Jenkins
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