Miles Parks McCollum (born August 23, 1997), better known by his stage name Lil Yachty, is an American rapper and singer from Atlanta, Georgia. McCollum 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. In June 2016, Yachty signed a joint venture deal with Quality Control Music, Capitol Records and Motown Records. His debut studio album, Teenage Emotions, was released in 2017. His second studio album, Lil Boat 2, was released in March 2018. His third studio album, Nuthin' 2 Prove, was released in October 2018.
McCollum has described his style as "bubblegum trap". He frequently uses auto-tune in his music, and his songs are classed as mumble rap.