The 15 Best Lil Yachty Songs

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Let's talk about the best Lil Yachty songs - from his early days with "One Night" to his most recent unreleased leaks. The Atlanta rapper has come such a long way since his debut on SoundCloud and subsequent signing to Quality Control. In no particular order, here's our list of the 15 best Lil Yachty songs.

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15. "Plastic" - Lil Yachty (feat. Icewear Vezzo and Rio Da Yung OG) (2021)

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What better way to start this list off than Lil Yachty's iconic Michigan Boy Boat album from 2021? This banger features the likes of Icewear Vezzo and Rio Da Yung OG, who matched Yachty's energy perfectly. Talk about a Michigan masterpiece: "Plastic" shows off the best elements of the hip-hop sub-genre.

14. "Who Want The Smoke?" - Lil Yachty (feat. Cardi B and Offset) (2018)

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Who can forget the first time they heard "Who Want The Smoke?" with Lil Yachty, Offset, and Cardi B all together on a single song. The energy was absolutely electric, and it's no coincidence why all three of them have continued to thrive in their respective careers to this day.

13. "Split/Whole Time" - Lil Yachty (2020)

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This is arguably one of the hardest Yachty songs ever, I will vouch for that on anything. From the intro to the very last moment of this song, there's something very special about this one. It's so characteristic of Yachty, so it's no surprise why it's become such a popular song.

12. "Minnesota" - Lil Yachty (feat. Quavo, Young Thug, and Skippa Da Flippa) (2016)

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Off his debut album, "Minnesota" is an absolute classic Lil Boat banger. The song shows off all of the best sides of Yachty around the time of his breakout into the music scene. Ahh, the good ol' days of SoundCloud.

11. "Solid" - Lil Yachty (feat. SoFaygo) (2021)

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The beat of this song makes you want to tilt your head back and ascend into the sky. From Yachty's cunning bars to SoFaygo's unmatched vocal approach, they bodied this beat perfectly, and showed exactly how fire a collab between the two of them is.

10. "T.D." - Lil Yachty (feat. Tierra Whack, A$AP Rocky, and Tyler, the Creator) (2020)

Let's not forget Yachty's song with this legendary cast of characters, which sampled the "Tokyo Drift" production, and became a modern classic. Every artist on this song has a reputation for being creative, and they didn't disappoint with this one.

9. "Demon Time" - Lil Yachty (feat. Draft Day) (2020)

Yachty has a knack for putting listeners on to the best underground artists, and that's exactly what he did here with Draft Day. If you're a seasoned Yachty listener, then this feature should've came at no surprise to you.

8. "Get Dripped" - Lil Yachty (feat. Playboi Carti) (2018)

Here's yet another one of the best Lil Yachty songs. Off of Yachty's Nuthin' to Prove album, "Get Dripped" gave fans a rare glance at just how special Yachty and Carti collabs are. The two artists morph their unique Atlanta-based styles together, and create music that literally nobody else in rap could replicate.

7. "66" - Lil Yachty (feat. Trippie Redd) (2018)

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As far as timeless Lil Yachty classics go, this song is one of the top options. Trippie Redd and Lil Yachty both bring an unconventional style to the table, so of course the result of their collaboration is exactly that: unconventional.

6. G.I. Joe - Lil Yachty (feat. Louie Ray) (2021)

Another song from Yachty's Michigan Boy Boat album, "G.I. Joe" was yet another standout. It's great to see the chemistry Yachty has with all of the many features from this project, but there's something especially unique about the energy shared between Boat and Louie Ray.

5. "All of the Opps Is Opp'd" - Lil Yachty (Unreleased)

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While not everyone is probably hip to this song, everybody should be. This Cash Cobain-produced banger samples Roy Ayers' "Everybody Loves the Sunshine," and turned it into a contemporary drill classic. Thank us later.

4. "Dynamic Duo" - Lil Yachty (feat. Tee Grizzley) (2021)

The name of the song is no lie: Lil Yachty and Tee Grizzley really are a "Dynamic Duo," but you should've known that already, after their prior collabs. To Lil Boat diehards, this was no surprise. On a stacked project, somehow this song managed to be one of the standouts.

3. "Poland" - Lil Yachty (2022)

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Talk about "best Lil Yachty songs." It's impossible to forget the iconic moment Yachty had with the leak of this song. "I took the woOoOoOoOok... to Poland" will never get old, at least to the younger generation. The memes that were generated from this wave will surely never age, that's for sure.

2. "DipSet" - Lil Yachty and Offset (2016)

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Lil Yachty and Offset have connected numerous times on collaborations, yet for some reason, this one never ceases to smack. If you haven't heard it already, here's your chance. Feast your ears upon yet another classic.

1. "Coffin" - Lil Yachty (2020)

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One of the most memorable Lil Yachty releases ever was his 2020 single, "Coffin." From the moment the video teaser dropped, the hype was there. This felt like the start of a new era of Lil Yachty, embracing the most modern landscape of music, as he's always done in true Yachty fashion.

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With its "once upon a time"-style introduction, Lil Yachty's debut commercial project starts off sounding a little like a children's book. When you read out his name with the mixtape's title—Lil Yachty's Lil Boat—it sounds like a nursery rhyme. It's an aesthetic symmetry that evokes youthful whimsy, which matches the rapper's slurred, lullaby melodies and the gleaming beats he splashes with playboy flexes and tales of aspiration. This is the stylistic mix at the heart of "bubblegum trap," a sound pioneered by Yachty himself. While he later dismissed the label, it remains an apt description for the mellifluous sing-song raps and lackadaisical flows that permeate the star-making project. Checking in at 40 minutes, the mixtape introduces fans to two central characters: Lil Boat and Lil Yachty. Boat is his more aggressive alter ego, while Yachty is the friendlier, even more melodically inclined variant. The two identities grow further apart in subsequent projects, but on Lil Boat, they both thrive on warbles you might mumble under your breath. For "Minnesota," Yachty floats over rainbow keys that could come from an ice cream truck, threading flexes with off-kilter warnings about life in the trenches. Verses from Quavo, Skippa Da Flippa, and Young Thug further embed it with a grit that's at odds with the toddler-friendly instrumental, giving it a delectable layer of irony. Yachty surfaces again on "Good Day," with his Auto-Tuned vocals coloring a fly guy's wonderland. Peeking from behind the neon haze, Lil Boat emerges on "Not My Bro," a casual dismissal of would-be hangers-on. Meanwhile, on "Interlude," Boat unloads a barrage of death threats, packaging them in a dazed beat and a murmur that sits opposite Yachty's sugarcoated melodies elsewhere on the project. With Boat fading into a malaise as he cruises above the opiate synths, it feels like a foggy daydream. If this were an imaginary world, "One Night" would be its first monument. After going viral in a comedic video, the track picked up millions of streams, propelling Yachty from ambitious college dropout to ubiquitous internet presence. Fusing muted synths with a drowsy melody, the track was a player's anthem for the new school—and the beginning of Yachty’s extremely online Gen Z fairy tale.

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Lil Yachty On His Big Rock Pivot: ‘F-ck Any of the Albums I Dropped Before This One’

With his adventurous, psychedelic new album, 'Let's Start Here,' he's left mumble rap behind — and finally created a project he's proud of.

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Someone has sparked a blunt in the planetarium.

It may be a school night, but no one has come to the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, N.J., to learn. Instead, the hundreds of fans packed into the domed theater on Jan. 26 have come to hear Lil Yachty’s latest album as he intended: straight through — and with an open mind. Or, as Yachty says with a mischievous smile: “I hope y’all took some sh-t.”

For the next 57 minutes and 16 seconds, graphics of exploding spaceships, green giraffes and a quiet road through Joshua Tree National Park accompany Yachty’s sonically divergent — and at this point, unreleased — fifth album, Let’s Start Here . For a psychedelic rock project that plays like one long song, the visual aids not only help attendees embrace the bizarre, but also function as a road map for Yachty’s far-out trip, signaling that there is, in fact, a tracklist.

It’s a night the artist has arguably been waiting for his whole career — to finally release an album he feels proud of. An album that was, he says, made “from scratch” with all live instrumentation. An album that opens with a nearly seven-minute opus, “the BLACK seminole.,” that he claims he had to fight most of his collaborative team to keep as one, not two songs. An album that, unlike his others, has few features and is instead rich with co-writers like Mac DeMarco, Nick Hakim, Alex G and members of MGMT, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Chairlift. An album he believes will finally earn him the respect and recognition he has always sought.

Sitting in a Brooklyn studio in East Williamsburg not far from where he made most of Let’s Start Here in neighboring Greenpoint, it’s clear he has been waiting to talk about this project in depth for some time. Yachty is an open book, willing to answer anything — and share any opinion. (Especially on the slice of pizza he has been brought, which he declares “tastes like ass.”) Perhaps his most controversial take at the moment? “F-ck any of the albums I dropped before this one.”

His desire to move on from his past is understandable. When Yachty entered the industry in his mid-teens with his 2016 major-label debut, the Lil Boat mixtape, featuring the breakout hit “One Night,” he found that along with fame came sailing the internet’s choppy waters. Skeptics often took him to task for not knowing — or caring, maybe — about rap’s roots, and he never shied away from sharing hot takes on Twitter. With his willingness and ability to straddle pop and hip-hop, Yachty produced music he once called “bubble-gum trap” (he has since denounced that phrase) that polarized audiences and critics. Meanwhile, his nonchalant delivery got him labeled as a mumble rapper — another identifier he was never fond of because it felt dismissive of his talent.

“There’s a lot of kids who haven’t heard any of my references,” he continues. “They don’t know anything about Bon Iver or Pink Floyd or Black Sabbath or James Brown. I wanted to show people a different side of me — and that I can do anything, most importantly.”

Let’s Start Here is proof. Growing up in Atlanta, the artist born Miles McCollum was heavily influenced by his father, a photographer who introduced him to all kinds of sounds. Yachty, once easily identifiable by his bright red braids, found early success by posting songs like “One Night” to SoundCloud, catching the attention of Kevin “Coach K” Lee, co-founder/COO of Quality Control Music, now home to Migos, Lil Baby and City Girls. In 2015, Coach K began managing Yachty, who in summer 2016 signed a joint-venture deal with Motown, Capitol Records and Quality Control.

“Yachty was me when I was 18 years old, when I signed him. He was actually me,” says Coach K today. (In 2021, Adam Kluger, whose clients include Bhad Bhabie, began co-managing Yachty.) “All the eclectic, different things, we shared that with each other. He had been wanting to make this album from the first day we signed him. But you know — coming as a hip-hop artist, you have to play the game.”

Yachty played it well. To date, he has charted 17 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 , including two top 10 hits for his features on DRAM’s melodic 2016 smash “Broccoli” and Kyle’s 2017 pop-rap track “iSpy.” His third-highest-charting entry arrived unexpectedly last year: the 93-second “Poland,” a track Yachty recorded in about 10 minutes where his warbly vocals more closely resemble singing than rapping. ( Let’s Start Here collaborator SADPONY saw “Poland” as a temperature check that proved “people are going to like this Yachty.”)

Beginning with 2016’s Lil Boat mixtape, all eight of Yachty’s major-label-released albums and mixtapes have charted on the Billboard 200 . Three have entered the top 10, including Let’s Start Here , which debuted and peaked at No. 9. And while Yachty has only scored one No. 1 album before ( Teenage Emotions topped Rap Album Sales), Let’s Start Here debuted atop three genre charts: Top Rock & Alternative Albums , Top Rock Albums and Top Alternative Albums .

“It feels good to know that people in that world received this so well,” says Motown Records vp of A&R Gelareh Rouzbehani. “I think it’s a testament to Yachty going in and saying, ‘F-ck what everyone thinks. I’m going to create something that I’ve always wanted to make — and let us hope the world f-cking loves it.’ ”

Yet despite Let’s Start Here ’s many high-profile supporters, some longtime detractors and fans alike were quick to criticize certain aspects of it, from its art — Yachty quote-tweeted one remark , succinctly replying, “shut up” — to the music itself. Once again, he found himself facing another tidal wave of discourse. But this time, he was ready to ride it. “This release,” Kluger says, “gave him a lot of confidence.”

“I was always kind of nervous to put out music, but now I’m on some other sh-t,” Yachty says. “It was a lot of self-assessing and being very real about not being happy with where I was musically, knowing I’m better than where I am. Because the sh-t I was making did not add up to the sh-t I listened to.

“I just wanted more,” he continues. “I want to be remembered. I want to be respected.”

Last spring, Lil Yachty gathered his family, collaborators and team at famed Texas studio complex Sonic Ranch.

“I remember I got there at night and drove down because this place is like 30 miles outside El Paso,” Coach K says. “I walked in the room and just saw all these instruments and sh-t, and the vibe was just so ill. And I just started smiling. All the producers were in the room, his assistant, his dad. Yachty comes in, puts the album on. We got to the second song, and I told everybody, ‘Stop the music.’ I walked over to him and just said, ‘Man, give me a hug.’ I was like, ‘Yachty, I am so proud of you.’ He came into the game bold, but [to make] this album, you have to be very bold. And to know that he finally did it, it was overwhelming.”

SADPONY (aka Jeremiah Raisen) — who executive-produced Let’s Start Here and, in doing so, spent nearly eight straight months with Yachty — says the time at Sonic Ranch was the perfect way to cap off the months of tunnel vision required while making the album in Brooklyn. “That was new alone,” says Yachty. “I’ve recorded every album in Atlanta at [Quality Control]. That was the first time I recorded away from home. First time I recorded with a new engineer,” Miles B.A. Robinson, a Saddle Creek artist.

Yachty couldn’t wait to put it out, and says he turned it in “a long time ago. I think it was just label sh-t and trying to figure out the right time to release it.” For Coach K, it was imperative to have the physical product ready on release date, given that Yachty had made “an experience” of an album. And lately, most pressing plants have an average turnaround time of six to eight months.

Fans, however, were impatient. On Christmas, one month before Let’s Start Here would arrive, the album leaked online. It was dubbed Sonic Ranch . “Everyone was home with their families, so no one could pull it off the internet,” recalls Yachty. “That was really depressing and frustrating.”

Then, weeks later, the album art, tracklist and release date also leaked. “My label made a mistake and sent preorders to Amazon too early, and [the site] posted it,” Yachty says. “So I wasn’t able to do the actual rollout for my album that I wanted to. Nothing was a secret anymore. It was all out. I had a whole plan that I had to cancel.” He says the biggest loss was various videos he made to introduce and contextualize the project, all of which “were really weird … [But] I wasn’t introducing it anymore. People already knew.” Only one, called “Department of Mental Tranquility,” made it out, just days before the album.

Yachty says he wasn’t necessarily seeking a mental escape before making Let’s Start Here , but confesses that acid gave him one anyway. “I guess maybe the music went along with it,” he says. The album title changed four or five times, he says, from Momentary Bliss (“It was meant to take you away from reality … where you’re truly listening”) to 180 Degrees (“Because it’s the complete opposite of anything I’ve ever done, but people were like, ‘It’s too on the nose’ ”) to, ultimately, Let’s Start Here — the best way, he decided, to succinctly summarize where he was as an artist: a seven-year veteran, but at 25 years old, still eager to begin a new chapter.

Taking inspiration from Dark Side , Yachty relied on three women’s voices throughout the album, enlisting Fousheé, Justine Skye and Diana Gordon. Otherwise, guest vocals are spare. Daniel Caesar features on album closer “Reach the Sunshine.,” while the late Bob Ross (of The Joy of Painting fame) has a historic posthumous feature on “We Saw the Sun!”

Rouzbehani tells Billboard that Ross’ estate declined Yachty’s request at first: “I think a big concern of theirs was that Yachty is known as a rapper, and Bob Ross and his brand are very clean. They didn’t want to associate with anything explicit.” But Yachty was adamant, and Rouzbehani played the track for Ross’ team and also sent the entire album’s lyrics to set the group at ease. “With a lot of back-and-forth, we got the call,” she says. “Yachty is the first artist that has gotten a Bob Ross clearance in history.”

From the start, Coach K believed Let’s Start Here would open lots of doors for Yachty — and ultimately, other artists, too. Questlove may have said it best, posting the album art on Instagram with a lengthy caption that read in part: “this lp might be the most surprising transition of any music career I’ve witnessed in a min, especially under the umbrella of hip hop … Sh-t like this (envelope pushing) got me hyped about music’s future.”

Recently, Lil Yachty held auditions for an all-women touring band. “It was an experience for like Simon Cowell or Randy [Jackson],” he says, offering a simple explanation for the choice: “In my life, women are superheroes.”

And according to Yachty, pulling off his show will take superhuman strength: “Because the show has to match the album. It has to be big.” As eager as he was to release Let’s Start Here , he’s even more antsy to perform it live — but planning a tour, he says, required gauging the reaction to it. “This is so new for me, and to be quite honest with you, the label [didn’t] know how [the album] would do,” he says. “Also, I haven’t dropped an album in like three years. So we don’t even know how to plan a tour right now because it has been so long and my music is so different.”

While Yachty’s last full-length studio album, Lil Boat 3 , arrived in 2020, he released the Michigan Boy Boat mixtape in 2021, a project as reverential of the state’s flourishing hip-hop scenes in Detroit and Flint as Let’s Start Here is of its psych-rock touchstones. And though he claims he doesn’t do much with his days, his recent accomplishments, both musical and beyond, suggest otherwise. He launched his own cryptocurrency, YachtyCoin, at the end of 2020; signed his first artist, Draft Day, to his Concrete Boyz label at the start of 2021; invested in the Jewish dating app Lox Club; and launched his own line of frozen pizza, Yachty’s Pizzeria, last September. (He has famously declared he has never eaten a vegetable; at his Jersey City listening event, there was an abundance of candy, doughnut holes and Frosted Brown Sugar Cinnamon Pop-Tarts.)

But there are only two things that seem to remotely excite him, first and foremost of which is being a father. As proud as he is of Let’s Start Here , he says it comes in second to having his now 1-year-old daughter — though he says with a laugh that she “doesn’t really give a f-ck” about his music yet. “I haven’t played [this album] for her, but her mom plays her my old stuff,” he continues. “The mother of my child is Dominican and Puerto Rican, so she loves Selena — she plays her a lot . [We watch] the Selena movie with Jennifer Lopez a sh-t ton and a lot of Disney movie sh-t, like Frozen , Lion King and that type of vibe.”

Aside from being a dad, he most cares about working with other artists. Recently, he flew eight of his biggest fans — most of whom he has kept in touch with for years — to Atlanta. He had them over, played Let’s Start Here , took them to dinner and bowling, introduced them to his mom and dad, and then showed them a documentary he made for the album. (He’s not sure if he’ll release it.) One of the fans is an aspiring rapper; naturally, the two made a song together.

Yachty wants to keep working with artists and producers outside of hip-hop, mentioning the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and even sharing his dream of writing a ballad for Elton John. (“I know I could write him a beautiful song.”) With South Korean music company HYBE’s recent purchase of Quality Control — a $300 million deal — Yachty’s realm of possibility is bigger than ever.

But he’s not ruling out his genre roots. Arguably, Let’s Start Here was made for the peers and heroes he played it for first — and was inspired by hip-hop’s chameleons. “I would love to do a project with Tyler [The Creator],” says Yachty. “He’s the reason I made this album. He’s the one who told me to do it, just go for it. He’s so confident and I have so much respect for him because he takes me seriously, and he always has.”

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This story originally appeared in the March 11, 2023, issue of Billboard.

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The Best Lil Yachty Songs

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Lil Yachty, an innovative force in modern hip-hop, has undeniably transformed the music landscape with his vibrant style and unique approach. Bursting onto the scene from Atlanta, his infectious tunes and playful persona quickly captivated a global audience. Known for his striking cherry-red hair and catchy anthems, Yachty's rise to fame is the epitome of the viral success story. From his breakout SoundCloud hit "One Night" to collaborations with heavyweights like DRAM in the track "Broccoli," Yachty's career is a thrilling blend of immense talent and whimsical charm.

Diving into Lil Yachty's discography is like embarking on a spirited voyage through hip-hop's most colorful waters. His debut mixtape Lil Boat set the tone with a nautical theme, blending fun, irreverence, and heartfelt introspection. The Atlanta native's catalogue showcases a spectrum of the genre, from the buoyant rhythms of his earlier work to more experimental ventures.

One of the Lil Yachty's best songs is undoubtedly "Broccoli." This chart-topping collaboration with DRAM is a testament to Yachty’s knack for crafting feel-good anthems. Another exceptional track is "Oprah’s Bank Account," featuring the mega-stars Drake and DaBaby, which exemplifies his ability to seamlessly blend humor with catchy beats. These tracks, alongside others like "Poland," paint a vivid picture of why Yachty's music remains so beloved and enduring.

Lil Yachty’s best songs are more than just a roundup - they are a journey through the multifaceted landscape of contemporary music. His work reflects the energetic spirit of Atlanta’s hip-hop scene while pushing the boundaries of the genre. From crowd-pleasing hits to experimental detours, Yachty’s musical output is a testament to his creative versatility and enduring appeal.

drive ME crazy

drive ME crazy

Album: Let's Start Here

Why It's Great: "drive ME crazy!" epitomizes Lil Yachty’s innovative flair, blending introspective lyrics with captivating beats. This track captures an ethereal vibe that transports listeners through its lush instrumentals and hypnotic rhythms. Diana Gordon's soulful vocals add depth, creating an intoxicating blend that showcases Yachty's versatility and emotional range. This song stands out for its unique soundscape, effortlessly combining alternative and indie elements that resonate with fans and new listeners alike.

Yacht Club (featuring Juice WRLD)

Yacht Club (featuring Juice WRLD)

Album: Nuthin' 2 Prove

Why It's Great: "Yacht Club" features Lil Yachty at his best, delivering cheeky, playful lyrics with a catchy, smooth flow that resonates effortlessly. With Juice WRLD alongside him, the song boasts a vibrant, club-ready vibe that embodies the carefree, exuberant spirit Yachty is known for.

Magic in the Hamptons (Social House featuring Lil Yachty)

Magic in the Hamptons (Social House featuring Lil Yachty)

Album: Magic in the Hamptons

Why It's Great: "Magic in the Hamptons," a standout track by Social House featuring Lil Yachty, encapsulates a breezy, feel-good vibe perfect for any summer playlist. Yachty's playful verse seamlessly blends with the groovy beats and upbeat tempo, highlighting his signature melodic flow. The lyrics capture the euphoria of young love, making it a timeless anthem.

A Cold Sunday

A Cold Sunday

Album: Something Ether

Why It's Great: "A Cold Sunday" captures the quintessential vibe of Yachty's artistry with its hauntingly introspective lyrics and minimalist beats, creating a raw, emotional atmosphere. The song's reflective theme of battling inner demons amid fame showcases Yachty's lyrical depth. Its resonating melody paired with a pulsating rhythm encapsulates his unique blend of vulnerability and sonic innovation.

Coffin

Album: Lil Boat 3

Why It's Great: "Coffin," a standout track, blends punchy 808s and swaggering lyrics to showcase Lil Yachty's undeniable talent and distinct style. The song captures his braggadocious charm and confident flow, painting vivid pictures of luxury. Its infectious beat and hypnotic rhythm make it a fan favorite, epitomizing Yachty's ability to craft memorable anthems that resonate deeply with listeners and highlight his eclectic musical vision.

Broccoli (DRAM featuring Lil Yachty)

Broccoli (DRAM featuring Lil Yachty)

Album: Big Baby DRAM

Why It's Great: "Broccoli" is a lively and enchanting track by DRAM featuring Lil Yachty . Seamlessly blending hip hop with whimsical, buoyant beats, its catchy flute melodies and playful lyrics stand out. Lil Yachty's vibrant contributions add a charming dynamic, further enhancing the song's upbeat vibe. "Broccoli" exemplifies DRAM's unique musical artistry, making it an essential track that captivates with its infectious energy.

Flex Up (featuring Future & Playboi Carti)

Flex Up (featuring Future & Playboi Carti)

Why It's Great: "Flex Up" showcases a pulsating collaboration of Lil Yachty with Future and Playboi Carti. The track's raw, energetic beats, combined with its flex-heavy lyrics, make it a standout in Yachty's discography. The song captures the trio's lavish lifestyles through catchy hooks and high-octane verses, while its infectious chorus adds an anthemic quality. This masterpiece highlights each artist's unique flair, solidifying its status as a fan favorite.

Poland

Album: Poland

Why It's Great: "Poland" epitomizes the best Lil Yachty songs with its hypnotic blend of cyber-vibrato vocals and synth-heavy production. The song’s memorable hook, “I took the wock to Poland" is a reference to Wockhardt , a company that makes a cough syrup sometimes used in lean. Yachty’s playful, yet emotionally nuanced delivery showcases his ability to innovate within the genre, making "Poland" a standout track in his discography.

From The D To The A (Tee Grizzley featuring Lil Yachty)

From The D To The A (Tee Grizzley featuring Lil Yachty)

Album: From the D to the A

Why It's Great: "From the D to the A" stands out as an exemplary collaboration between Tee Grizzley and Lil Yachty, showcasing Yachty's versatile flow and distinct artistic flair. The track's hard-hitting beat and memorable lyrical exchanges highlight Yachty's knack for dynamic deliveries and clever wordplay. Its immersive, high-energy vibe perfectly encapsulates the essence of modern hip-hop, making it a must-listen for fans of both artists.

stayinit

Album: stayinit

Why It's Great: "stayinit" showcases a masterful blend of vibrant beats and introspective lyrics, embodying Lil Yachty’s distinct ability to meld emotional depth with infectious energy. Immersed in a captivating sonic landscape crafted by Fred Again and Overmono, "stayinit" gives raw honesty about life's imperfections, and coupled with its pulsating electronic rhythms, it underscores Yachty’s versatility.

Oprah's Bank Account (featuring DaBaby & Drake)

Oprah's Bank Account (featuring DaBaby & Drake)

Why It's Great: "Oprah's Bank Account" brilliantly showcases Lil Yachty's innovative artistry, melding playful lyrics with a catchy, vibe-heavy beat. With memorable lines like "Diamond in the rough, you look as good as Oprah's bank account," this track highlights his unique ability to blend humor and hip-hop seamlessly. The collaboration with DaBaby and Drake adds layers of dynamic flows, making this song a standout example of Lil Yachty’s creative range and appeal.

Pardon Me (featuring Future & Mike WiLL Made-It)

Pardon Me (featuring Future & Mike WiLL Made-It)

Why It's Great: "Pardon Me" stands out as a dynamic collaboration. Future’s swagger pairs seamlessly with Lil Yachty’s playful yet assertive delivery, while Mike WiLL Made-It’s production intensifies the track’s vibe. This song exemplifies the artist's unique ability to fuse mainstream appeal with his distinctive quirky style, making it a staple in playlists and a must-listen for both new and die-hard fans.

One Night

Album: One Night

Why It's Great: "One Night" captivates with its infectious rhythmic beats and ethereal production, skillfully blending hip-hop and alternative R&B. TheGoodPerry’s production lays an atmospheric backdrop, allowing the autotuned vocals to shine. Lyrics explore fleeting romance, capturing both vulnerability and braggadocio. Its catchy hook and laid-back vibe perfectly showcase the artist’s genre-defying talent.

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NBAYOUNGBOAT

Album: Lil Boat 2

Why It's Great: "NBAYOUNGBOAT" showcases Lil Yachty's dynamic artistry, intertwining rapid, off-beat rhymes with infectious hooks. Collaborating with YoungBoy Never Broke Again, the track melds energetic beats with raw lyricism, creating a distinct vibe that highlights the strenghs of both artists.

66

Why It's Great: "66," featuring Trippie Redd, stands out as a quintessential track showcasing Lil Yachty's melodic ingenuity. This ambient masterpiece pulses with an ethereal beat that complements Yachty's effortlessly smooth flow and Trippie Redd's distinctive vocal flair. Its laid-back, atmospheric vibe underscores why "66" is a fan favorite, encapsulating the artist's unique ability to merge introspective themes with infectious rhythms.

Get Dripped (featuring Playboi Carti)

Get Dripped (featuring Playboi Carti)

Why It's Great: "Get Dripped," featuring Playboi Carti, exemplifies the essence of Lil Yachty’s eclectic style. This track delivers hard-hitting beats and infectious energy, reflecting a lifestyle of opulence and swagger. Yachty's playful, innovative lyrics blend seamlessly with Carti’s unique flow, creating a synergy that’s both magnetic and memorable.

Minnesota

Album: Lil Boat

Why It's Great: "Minnesota" stands out as a quintessential track that showcases Yachty's distinctive blend of hip hop and trap, enveloped in a chilled, wintery vibe that matches its title. The song's catchy, melodic hooks and playful lyrics highlight his unique talent for creating infectious tunes. Its relaxed beat combined with features from Quavo and Young Thug adds a collaborative dynamism, making "Minnesota" a fan favorite that encapsulates Yachty's innovative style.

Peek A Boo

Album: Teenage Emotions

Why It's Great: "Peek a Boo" showcases Lil Yachty's playful lyricism and signature sound, blending catchy hooks and energetic beats with clever pop-culture references to franchises like Pokémon and Blue's Clues . His collaboration with Migos adds a dynamic layer, driving the track's infectious vibe. Noteworthy for its bold and unapologetically quirky lyrics, the song stands as a testament to Yachty's innovative approach to contemporary rap.

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Atlanta’s Lil Yachty is a pure creation of the Internet. His cult hit "1 Night" found most of its audience through a viral sketch comedy video , and before that, he was being plugged on Twitter  by Ian Connor, a stylist and web curator known mostly for his connection to  A$AP Rocky . He’s indebted to Lil B , too, with free-form verses that mimic Based Freestyles and a carefree energy reminiscent of the Based God’s Myspace days. In short, Yachty thrives in Rocky’s post-regionalist rap universe, a space defined by digital platforms rather than geography. One of his producers goes by Digital Nas. He is definitive proof that modern rap has no gatekeepers, and Soundcloud rap’s laziest possible copy-and-paste job.

There isn’t a single thing Lil Yachty’s doing that someone else isn't doing better, and in richer details. On  Lil Boat , his debut mixtape, he makes a grating mess of these varying influences. The most obvious creative inspiration is iLoveMakonnen , which becomes especially clear on "Good Day," with its creaky falsetto and warbling melody. But Makonnen brings warmth and a feeling of ease to his tracks, while Yachty is constantly straining, as if just getting the words out of his mouth is a struggle. His rapping is jerky and his voice is so flat that Auto-Tune itself seems to buckle under the weight.

Yachty’s main selling point is "fun." This is all supposed to seem easy and unbothered, and it does on cheery tunes like “Wanna Be Us” and “Run/Running.” But everything feels unfinished or undercooked—a handful of songs are just a single verse and a hook, with no clear relationship between the two. So a song like "Not My Bro" opens with a bang and then shrinks back into nothing, a series of pitchy, singsongy whines. It's a lot of things —irritating, boring —but "fun" isn't one of them.

Yachty’s simplicity works in his favor when it comes to catchy hooks. On the better songs here, he sings/raps over bubbly, retro N64-sounding productions (mostly produced by Burberry Perry) that convey childlike wonder and amusement. But the hooks don’t do nearly enough to balance out Yachty’s painful shrieks, and many of his ideas aren’t just basic, they’re sloppily executed. Attempting to form a working model out of the flotsam of the moment is a fool’s errand. But what else is to be expected of a prisoner of shifting tides?

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Atlanta-based mumble rapper Lil Yachty released his debut studio album,  “Teenage Emotions,” on May 26 and reintroduced us to his alter egos: Darnell Boat and Lil Boat.

Much like in Lil Yachty’s 2016 mixtape release, “Lil Boat,”  the red-mustachioed and wigged Darnell Boat introduces listeners to his nephews, Lil Yachty and Lil Boat, in the intro of the album. “Yachty and Boat have been working so hard over this past year, and we just want to welcome y’all to ‘Teenage Emotions,’” says Darnell Boat in the first song of the album, “Like A Star.” “They both have lots to say…this time I think Yachty wants to go first.” After, Uncle Darnell effectively leads fans into a concept album that displays the two distinct rap personas of Lil Yachty.

It can be difficult to differentiate between both Lil Boat and Lil Yachty as a first time listener. There are, however, a number of distinguishing traits displayed in both of their approaches to music and lyrics that can help successfully identify who’s who.

Music Style

In an interview with Genius , Lil Yachty said that the defining characteristic of Lil Boat is aggressiveness.” That word sums it all up, as Boat is the more masculine, foul-mouthed, confident rapper of the two. Boat seems to come out and say the things that Yachty feels he couldn’t get away with, while laying down dark and dirty verses to Atlanta-style trap beats in tracks like “DN Freestyle” and “Dirty Mouth.” “It’s all in production,” says Yachty in the interview. “If the beat is like, heavy hitting, that’s Boat.”

Yachty prefers the lighter tones of music, the kind of sound that he’s dubbed as “boat music” in the past. Tracks on the album such as “Better,” which features steel drums reminiscent of Jamaican island music, as well as the heavy-synth eighties-style track, “Bring It Back,” with a sprinkle of a saxophone solo, are all Yachty creations. He tends to lean toward high-pitched, heavily auto-tuned singing, as opposed to forced attempts at mumble rapping like Boat. Positivity and good vibes are common themes in Yachty’s lyrics.

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In his bars, Lil Boat is, without a doubt, the typical misogynistic rap star that displays women as sexual objects. Constantly referring to women as “b*tches,” Boat likes to brag about having multiple women that only serve the sexual needs of him and his friends. Boat is only interested in what women can give him, and in songs like “Peek A Boo,” he shows just how little he cares about having meaningful relationships with them with lines like, “F*ck her then f*ck on her sister, I’m ruthless.”

“It’s not Yachty man,” says Yachty in response to that lyric in a separate interview with Genius . “In interviews, that’s Yachty. But that on that paper, that’s Lil Boat. He’s a ruthless dude. He don’t care. Yachty is a nice dude. That’s not him. At all. That n***a Boat, he crazy, know what I’m saying? You never know what he might do.”

Romantic, monogamous, vulnerable and semi-respectful, Yachty has a different approach to love. In tracks like “Forever Young” and “Lady In Yellow,” he sings about wanting to be together forever with his only girl. Showing more awareness of a woman’s agency over her body, Yachty is more concerned with pleasing women and doing what they want.

Though put rather ineloquently, lines like “Baby can I f*ck with you?” and “Let me love on you” are examples of Yachty showing a slight concern for consent. This is in sharp contrast with Boat’s lyrics calling for multiple women to perform oral sex on him, or “Blow like a cello,” which is probably the greatest lyrical oversight in history.

In short, if someone on Tinder were to find Twizzler-hair and multicolored mouth grills attractive, then they should swipe left on Boat and swipe right on Yachty.

It’s not hard to figure out how Boat feels about fame, as Boat is an acronym for “Best of All Time,” according to a tweet from Lil Yachty’s official account. Self-assured and confident, he’s been presenting himself as the self-proclaimed “King of the Teens” since his beginnings. Riding the fame and all that comes with it, Boat likes to rap about the money, cars and diamonds that he didn’t have just a few short years ago.

In contrast, Yachty is unsure of his standing as a public figure. In “Say My Name,” Yachty redundantly sings, “I want you to say my name, say my name, say my, say my name in the crowd,” hinting at his concern for how he is received by his audience, and the popularity he amasses from his fans. Yachty claims to be a normal teenager, (as normal as a six-figure teen can be), and with the emotional years of adolescence comes an inevitable uncertainty of his place in the world.

On Family and Peers

“I didn’t ask for respect, all I care about is that check,” raps Boat on “Dirty Mouth.” Boat doesn’t care about what people think, and he definitely doesn’t care about what the haters are saying about him. He’s just there to do him, and also attempt to emasculate his rivals by acting hard and likening them to female genitalia, like in “FYI (Know Now).”

Yachty is constantly singing about the “ice” on his mother’s wrist, or alluding to the hundred pairs of shoes his sister has in her closet in interviews. He cares about his family and he attributes a lot of his success to his mom. In the intro he sings, “Look mama you made a star,” and the outro, “Momma” is completely dedicated to her, bringing the gratitude full circle.

In his music, Yachty emulates the man that his mom raised him to be, while Boat is the reflection of Yachty as he sees himself fitting into the hip-hop world.

How It Comes Together

Listening to Lil Yachty’s discography is a human behavioral experiment on the effect that constant exposure to something initially unpleasant can have on the subject’s opinion. Someone once likened it to eating vegetables; they taste terrible at first, but become pretty good after recurring exposure. Nothing else captures the initial resistance to Yachty and Boat’s dichotomy and the new sound they create together; in addition to, the acceptance and appreciation by the listener that soon follows.

In its first week, only forty-six thousand copies of “Teenage Emotions” were sold. Lil Yachty’s heavy streaming presence on sites like Soundcloud , where he originally gained his cult following, and apps like Spotify , may have something to do with low sales, but he’s going on tour and working on new music regardless of its success.

Either way, Lil Yachty and his alter egos have undoubtedly made a name for themselves in the genre, whether they’re loved or hated; there are plenty who do both.

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Chief Keef performs at Lyrical Lemonade’s Summer Smash music festival at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Sunday, June 16, 2024. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

Chief Keef brings his daughter on stage while performing at Lyrical Lemonade’s Summer Smash music festival at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Sunday, June 16, 2024.

Chief Keef performs with his daughter at Lyrical Lemonade’s Summer Smash music festival at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Sunday June 16, 2024.  | Quinn Harris/For The Sun-Times.

Chief Keef performs with his daughter at Lyrical Lemonade’s Summer Smash music festival at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Sunday June 16, 2024.

Chief Keef brings his daughter on stage while performing at Lyrical Lemonade’s Summer Smash music festival at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Sunday, June 16, 2024. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

Chief Keef performs at Lyrical Lemonade’s Summer Smash music festival at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Sunday June 16, 2024.

Chief Keef performs at Lyrical Lemonade’s Summer Smash music festival at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Sunday, June 16, 2024. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

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Lil Yachty Says Drake 'Rarely Listens to Music'

Lil Boat and the 6 God have gotten close over the years, with him previously calling the OVO head his "brother."

Lil Yachty and Drake have grown close enough to know each other’s music listening habits.

The topic came up in Yachty’s conversation with James Blake for Complex. “Would you say music is a part of your all-day, everyday experiences?” Lil Boat asked Blake, to which he responded, “No.”

“That’s the same with Drake,” Yachty responded. “When I started hanging with him, he rarely listens to music, except for when he’s recording.”

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“Do you mean in the weeks he’s recording?” Blake asked.

“In his daily life,” Yachty explained. “I’ma wake up, music, driving, music, showering, music, eating, music. He’s more like a talking type of person, music when it’s time to record. Sometimes he plays music in the car, but sometimes he’ll ride in silence, most times. Before we got as close, I thought all musicians were like me, and music was just all every day, everything.”

Lil Yachty had a hand in creating Drizzy’s latest album, 2023’s For All the Dogs . The Atlanta artist appeared on “Another Late Night” and has writing and producing credits on a total of five songs.

In a 2022 interview with Complex, Yachty shared just how close he and Drake are . “That’s my fucking guy. I talk to Drake every day,” Yachty said. “Me and the Boy are really, really close. He’s like my fucking brother.”

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