Back in South Memphis, he was known as a hometown rapper and organizer of the popular McMillan Street block party, but in 2014, rapper Blac Youngsta (Sam Benson) became a nationwide name thanks to his hit song "Heavy."
signed Youngsta to Collective Music Group in 2015, and mixtapes such as Young & Reckless and F*ck Everybody followed. Youngsta signed to Epic in 2017, releasing the singles "Hip Hopper" (with Lil Yachty) and "Booty," both of which racked up millions of streams.
Blac Youngsta's debut album, 223, arrived in February of 2018, with guests including Travis Scott, Chris Brown, French Montana.
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