Young Jeezy is a southern rapper who describes his lethargic delivery and Pastor Troy-like exclamations as “diarrhea flow.” With his single-minded pursuit of financial gain, he’s something of the Suze Orman of hip-hop. In fact, he proclaimed himself disinterested in rapping and admittedly primarily motivated by financial concerns.
Jay L. Jenkins was born September 28, 1977 in Columbia, South Carolina. His parents separated when he was young and he moved with his mother to Georgia as a toddler. He was passed around between relatives and claimed that his was raised more by the music of UGK and No Limit than any adult in his life. He was also influenced by his teenage cousins who hustled and who he looked up to. When he... Read More