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Young Greatness
Birth nameTheodore Jones
Born(1984-09-19) September 19, 1984 (age 32)
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Genres
  • Hip hop
Occupation(s)Rapper
Years active2012–present
Labels
  • Motown
  • Quality Control Music

Theodore Jones, (born September 19, 1984)[1] better known by his stage name Young Greatness, is an American rapper from New Orleans. He is best known for his 2015 single "Moolah", which peaked at number 85 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Contents

  • 1 Early life
  • 2 Career
  • 3 Discography
    • 3.1 Mixtapes
    • 3.2 Singles
  • 4 References

Early life

Jones was born on September 19, 1984, in New Orleans, but moved to Houston after Hurricane Katrina.[2] He grew up listening to Juvenile, Jay Z and The Notorious B.I.G..[3]

Career

Taking the name Young Greatness, he began attracting notice from Houston rappers such as Bun B and Mike Jones, resulting in a deal with the record label Quality Control Music and Motown in 2015.[3] In November 2015, he released the single "Moolah", which peaked at number 85 on the US Billboard Hot 100.[4] In March 2016, Rolling Stone included Greatness in their list of "10 New Artists You Need to Know".[5] In July 2016, Greatness made his US television debut, performing "Moolah" on the The Late Show with Stephen Colbert show.[6]

Mixtapes

  • Rich & Famous (2012)
  • Trap Jumpin 2.0 (2013)
  • Dollar For Hate (2014)
  • I Tried To Tell Em (2015)
  • Seven (VII) (2015)
  • I Tried To Tell Em 2 (2016)

References

  1. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/moolah-single/id1058883670
  2. ^ Young Greatness at Allmusic
  3. ^ a b "The Break Presents: Young Greatness". XXL. July 31, 2015. Retrieved July 13, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Young Greatness - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved July 13, 2016. 
  5. ^ "10 New Artists You Need to Know: March 2016". Rolling Stone. March 24, 2016. Retrieved January 27, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Young Greatness Performs "Moolah" on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'". XXL. July 13, 2016. Retrieved September 13, 2016. 


   

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