Jay Wayne Jenkins, known by his stage name Jeezy, is an American rapper, musician and actor. Signed with Def Jam Recordings since 2004, his first work, Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101, was released the following year and reached No. 2 on the Billboard 200, selling 172,000 copies that week. the Recording Industry Association of America. Jeezy is credited with rappers T.I. and Gucci Mane from Atlanta for helping create and popularize trap music with mainstream audiences. Jeezy started her music career in 2001 under the name Lil J with the release of Thuggin 'Under the Influence. In total, Jeezy has released 10 studio albums, as well as several hit singles, including the top 10 hits "Soul Survivor", with Akon, as well as 40 hits "I Luv It", "Go Getta". with R. Kelly and "Put On" with Kanye West.
|Birth name||Jay Wayne Jenkins|
|Also known as||Lil' J, Young Jeezy, The Snowman|
|Born||September 28, 1977, Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.|
|Origin||Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.|
|Genres||Hip hop, Southern hip hop, trap, gangsta rap|
|Occupation(s)||Rapper, songwriter, actor|
|Labels||CTE World, Def Jam|
|Associated acts||Boyz n da Hood, USDA, 2 Chainz, Akon, DJ Drama, Freddie Gibbs, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Plies, Shawty Redd, T.I, Yo Gotti, YG|
Atlanta rapper who became known for the hit singes, "Love in This Club" and "I'm so Paid," and has been nominated for several Grammy Awards.
He spent nine months in a juvenile boot camp for possessing narcotics in 1994.
He released Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 in 2005 and The Inspiration in 2006, both of which went platinum.
He has two sons named Jadarius and Shyheim. He and his longterm girlfriend Mahi also have a daughter named Amra. They became engaged in December 2016, but later ended their relationship. He proposed to Jeannie Mai in April 2020. Their wedding took place at their Atlanta home in March 2021.
He collaborated with Akon on the hit song, "Soul Survivor.".
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