|Real Name:||Osiris Jahkail Williams|
|Birthday:||September 7, 1998|
Born as Osiris Jahail Williams, YK Osiris is an American rapper and singer. Born in Jacksonville, Florida, he gained popularity with his song I’m Next and Valentine. The latter got remixed by rapper Lil Uzi Vert. In 2019, he signed with Def Jam recordings, increasing his wealth and net worth.
The young rapper is just in his early 20s. He released his debut studio album in October 2019.
Let’s take a look at his career path.
Career Ups and Downs
The young rapper started making music of his own at a young age. He got exposed to a variety of sounds, including classic R&B and rap. In the beginning, he used the name Osiris to upload songs. He uploaded his first song Fake Love in 2017.
The song reached more than 1.4 million downloads on SoundCloud. And it got a few positive reviews. That prompted Osiris to think about a rap career seriously. He changed his stage name to YK Osiris. And if you want to know, YK stands for Young King.
Fake Love went viral and collected millions of streams. YK Osiris followed it up with his song I’m Next, a freestyle song in January 2018. Again, he went viral with the song and turned some heads.
Valentine helped him garner even more buzz. The song was a great hit, amassing more than nine million streams within weeks of release. Lil Uzi Vert remixed the song.
After these three hit songs, YK Osiris got offered a deal by several major labels. He chose Def Jam and then released the song Timing in July 2018.
In early 2019, he released the song Worth It. It is the first song appearing on the Billboard Hot 100 hart. After that, he started working on his debut studio album. Released in October 2019, The Golden Child features appearances from Tory Lanez, Ty Dolla $ign, Jan Vinci, and more. The album sold more than 10,000 units in the first week.
He earns most of his money through social media account. Yes, he signed a deal with Def Jam Records. But most of his sales come from SoundCloud and Spotify. The young rapper has more than 20,000 followers on SoundCloud and almost a million monthly listeners on Spotify.
In November 2019, YK Osiris got sentenced to prison after an incident on September 7. According to rumors, on his 21st birthday party, Osiris got into an altercation with his girlfriend. She found an image on his phone of another woman almost naked.
The two began to argue, and the rapper chased her and they fought on the stairs. His girlfriend claimed he choked her and bite her. Following the arrest, Osiris denied a bond.
After spending a few days in the Fulton County Jail in Atlanta, he got out. He is now a free man. On November 9, he got released from custody. He got granted a $150,000 bond.
He is single. Previously, he dated an unnamed woman. But that relationship ended after the alleged altercation during his 21st birthday party.
Osiris claimed there is no physical evidence to prove he assaulted his girlfriend.
The young rapper lives in Atlanta, Georgia. He drives a Chevrolet Corvette. YK Osiris purchased the car after he signed the deal with Def Jam Recordings.