Lil Yachty

Lil Yachty


Educational Background and Location

Alabama State UniversityMableton, GA

Brief Personal Bio

Lil Yachty worked at McDonalds while in high school and connected with other aspiring rap artists there he was also bullied and teased throughout his highschool career. Lil Yachty was inspired by music that "was different and broke the norms".

These are a Few of Their Favorite Things

  • Favorite Food--Pizza

  • Favorite Rap Song--Heat by 50 Cent

Common Literary Elements/Structure/Themes in their Work

Lil Yachty' songs "have always been an entry to his meticulously crafted persona, not the other way around" and "instead of structured verses and gymnastic wordplay, Yachty typically prefers a digitally filtered singsong style".

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What does it mean if you were matched to this artist? Why is it important?

When matched to Lil Yachty, you are matched to an artist who includes many of the similar techinques you put in your piece. For example, your piece may include some simple yet strong phrases that have good delivery (and sound when read out loud). This may be an element of your poem (or main element). It is important to recognize the similarity you have to this artist because it helps you understand more of the style of your literary work. In this instance, your work would most likely contain techniques that are similar to Lil Yachty's and recognizing this could help to further develop your style and approach at writing poems.


Literary Value

Lil Yachty lacks intricate and structured wordplay but makes up for it in simple yet strong lines with fun beats.


List of Albums / Artist Spotify Link

Teenage Emotions


Social Handles (Links)

twitter: @lilyachty instagram: @lilyachty