(AllHipHop News) Young Thug has made an undeniable mark in music thanks to his abstract fashion as well as his performances on songs such as T.I.’s “About The Money” and Rich Gang’s “Lifestyle.”
Is the Atlanta-raised rhymer planning to switch up his professional persona? According to Thug’s 300 label head Lyor Cohen, a name change could be imminent for the Slime Season 3 mixtape creator.
“The reality of the situation is Young Thug is not going to be ‘Young Thug’ anymore. His new name is going to be ‘No My Name Is Jeffery.’ That’s his new name,” Cohen stated during an interview with the Rap Radar podcast. “And the reality is when you see this commercial, you’re all going to understand what we do here at 300. Because it’s powerful images of what makes someone Young Thug and what the evolution and how someone is Jeffery. It’s a circular thing, it’s important.”
The veteran music executive continued, ‘No My Name is Jeffery’ is on its way. Please respect us to actually segue and utilize his name going forward because it’s important.”
The man born Jeffery Williams is scheduled to release a new music collection titled Jeffery on August 16.
Listen to a segment of Lyor Cohen’s interview below.