What Is Lil Yachty’s Real Name?

Lil Yachty’s real name is Miles McCollum.

XXL reports that rapper Lil Yachty recently clapped back at Hot 97’s Ebro Darden.  The Atlanta rapper explained to Ebro that his track “For Hot 97” was not a diss record.  The 18-year-old stated that he released the song to prove that he actually can rap.  He then called the radio station and cursed out Ebro and Rosenberg.

Similar to Birdman, the young rapper wants you to put some respect on his name.  The rapper goes by many names, including:

  • Lil Boat
  • RD
  • Darnell Boat

Lil Yachty’s real name is Miles Parks McCollum.  According to The Fader, the emcee’s new documentary Keep Sailing, does a great job explaining why he deserves respect.  People made fun of him in college because of his hair.  This would lead some people to change things up but it was fuel to his fire.

Lil Yachty Real Name
Lil Yachty Real Name

Lil Yachty Net Worth

The hip-hop artist has been working hard lately.  He recently released his song “1Night” along with the Lil Boat mixtape.  He’s currently worth about $200,000.  Ebro and Hot 97 may not be giving him the respect he deserves but one of hip-hop’s most popular artists has expressed his approval.  Kanye West hired McCollum as a model for his Yeezy Season 3 fashion line.  


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