Miles Parks McCollum (born 1997), better known by his stage name Lil Yachty, is an American rapper and singer. Yachty 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. June 2016, Yachty signed a joint venture record deal with Quality Control Music, Capitol Records, and Motown Records. His mixtapes “Lil Boat” and “Summer Songs 2” were released in 2016. and his debut studio album “Teenage Emotions” is his debut studio album.