Who is BWay Yungy
BWay Yungy is an American rapper, who rose to prominence with his singles “Sin Again”, “Message Sent”, “6 A.M.”, and “Trap Talk”, among many others. He is also known as the brother of YounBoy Never Broke Again.
BWay Yungy Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Jeffery Tate was born on 7 January 2003 under the Capricorn zodiac sign, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. There is no information about his mother, while he shares a father with YoungBoy Never Broke Again; their father was sentenced to 55 years in prison.
There’s no information about his educational background, but while growing up, he spent a lot of time on the streets, eventually becoming involved in criminal activities.
Interested in music and the hip hop genre from an early age, he looked up to his older brother, who became a rap star early in his life. Gradually, BWay was making his way in the music industry, but it was only in 2020 that he released his debut EP, entitled “Bag Ways”.
He started uploading his music on YouTube two years earlier, and slowly started gaining attention. His first official music video, “Lost Soul” now has over 855,000 views and is one of his popular songs.
This was soon followed by “Go6lin”, and “Crying Out”, which still garnered considerable publicity, with the latter being only the audio.
He returned with “Many Men” and “Take It Back” a year later, though they lacked official music videos. However, BWay earned a name for himself, and managed to attract a few recording artists and producers, and after signing a record deal, he began working on his second album.
Rise to Prominence
Gradually his popularity increased, and after releasing the album “Hark Hearted” (2021), he rose to prominence, especially with the songs “Misunderstood”, “Overdose”, and “If You Love Me”, among others.
He uploaded all his music to YouTube and now has more than 140,000 subscribers on the popular video-sharing platform. BWay released his latest music video for the song “Fake Love” in March 2022.
Back in December 2019, he was arrested on charges of second-degree murder, and for using an illegal weapon.
Alongside his brother, DeVaughn Tate killed a 17-year-old teenager Jevon Brown with a critical shot to his stomach, while he was returning from school. Young Jevon was rushed to the hospital, where he succumbed to injuries.
The two were arrested the same night and immediately charged. Yungy was 16 at the time, but the prosecutors wanted to try him as an adult. However, he spent a few months in a detention center, and was then out and about, free to make his music.
Unfortunately, in 2020, BWay found himself in yet another altercation, and this time he ended up on the wrong side of the gun. Luckily, he was admitted to a hospital with minor injuries, and was released a few days later.
Moreover, he was involved in a high-speed police chase, in which he was fleeing from the police in a red Dodge Challenger. The video of the chase is available online, and the police chase on foot.
Once again, BWay was released from prison.
As of mid- 2022, BWay Yungy’s net worth has been estimated to be around $1.5 million, earned through his successful career as a rapper.
Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Single?
BWay Yungy is very secretive about his personal life, and for now, there is no reliable information about his relationship status.
According to sources, he is currently single and solely focused on his rising career as a rapper.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
The prominent rapper has short black hair and brown eyes. He stands at the height of 5ft 3ins (1.6m), while his weight and other vital statistics are currently unknown, but he has a slim figure.
BWay Yungy’s Brother, YoungBoy Never Broke Again Short Bio
He was born Kentrell DeSean Gaulden on 20 October 1999, in Baton Rouge, the son of Sherhonda Gaulden, while there is no information about his father’s name.
Raised by his maternal grandmother, YoungBoy had a terrible accident while a toddler in which he broke his neck; he wore a head brace until the spine healed, leaving permanent scars on his forehead.
He dropped out of school in ninth grade and turned to crime. He was soon arrested for robbery, and sent to a detention center in Tallulah, Louisiana.
During his time in jail, YoungBoy started writing songs, and his first mixtape, “Life Before Fame” came out in 2015.
After a string of mixtapes, some of which include “Mind of a Menace” and “Before I Go”, he rose to popularity thanks to beefing with Baton Rouge rapper Scotty Cain. His next mixtape, “38 Baby” was a collaboration project with other Baton Rouge rappers, Boose Badazz, NBA 3Three, Kevin Gates, and others; this mixtape brought him national popularity.
However, he was arrested in late 2015 and spent half a year in prison for a drive-by shooting he was involved in; he got out of jail earlier as he accepted a plea deal and posted bail.
Once out of prison, YoungBoy continued making music, but his debut studio album, came out only two years later, “Until Death Call My Name”. It achieved platinum status, and reached No. 7 on the US Billboard 200 chart, spawning such hits as “Outside Today” and Diamond Teeth Samurai”.
Since then, YoungBoy has released two No. 1 albums – “Top” (2020) and “Sincerely, Kentrell” (2021) – and recently the mixtape “Colors”.
He has had many encounters with the forces of law, and has been charged with attempted murder several times, distributing and manufacturing drugs, and possession of firearms. However, he’s avoided any significant sentences.
According to sources, YoungBoy Never Broke Again’s net worth has been estimated at around $6 million as of mid- 2022.
YoungBoy has eight children, including Kayden, Kamiri Armani, Kacey Alexander, and Taylin Gaulden, with seven different women. He is currently in a relationship with a woman named Jazlyn Mychelle.