NBA YoungBoy & Jazz Get Married

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By Andrew Fungai

Rapper NBA YoungBoy has reportedly married his longtime girlfriend Jazz Mychelle, featured on the cover of his 2022 mixtape Ma’ I Got a Family.

NBA YoungBoy carrying his son and Jazz beside him: PHOTO/CREDIT

On Sunday (January 8), a copy of a Utah County marriage license bearing their full names – Kentrell Gaulden and Jazlyn Mychelle Hayes – was shared on social media with neither of them confirming their wedding online.


Neither the day the license was received nor whether a wedding ceremony was held was mentioned in the permit.

The state does not mandate that couples wait a specific amount of time before being married, according to the Utah County website, however, it is recommended that the license be obtained 10–14 days before the ceremony. The website also specifies that a ceremony must be held within 32 days after the wedding license’s issuance.

NBA Youngboy and Jazz Mychelle, who have been dating for just over two years, welcomed their first child, a daughter named Alice, in 2021. On September 28, 2022, they also announced the birth of their son. The youngsters are respectively Youngboy’s ninth and tenth offspring.

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NBA YoungBoy Biography

American rapper YoungBoy Never Broke Again, also known as NBA YoungBoy or just YoungBoy, was born Kentrell DeSean Gaulden on October 20, 1999. He independently released six mixtapes between 2015 and 2017, steadily building a cult following. Gaulden signed with Atlantic Records toward the end of 2017. He released the song “Outside Today” in January 2018, and it reached its top position of number 31 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. His 2018 debut studio album, Until Death, Call My Name, which featured the song as its lead single, reached number seven on the US Billboard 200.

In October 2019, Gaulden released the song “Bandit” (with Juice WRLD), which went to number ten in the charts. A week later, he released AI YoungBoy 2, which made its Billboard 200 debut at number one. He released 38 Baby 2, his second project to top the Billboard 200 charts, in April 2020. His final endeavor was the release of The Last Slimeto, his fourth studio album, in August 2022.

Youngboy was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on October 20, 1999. When he was a young child, he fractured his neck while wrestling, necessitating a head brace while his spine recovered. His forehead was permanently scarred by the brace. His father received a 55-year prison sentence, so he was primarily raised by his maternal grandmother. He left secondary school in the ninth grade. He started writing the songs for his debut album while being held in a juvenile prison center on a robbery conviction.

NBA YoungBoy moved in with his friend and fellow rapper NBA 3Three from Baton Rouge after his release after his grandma passed away from heart failure (also known as OG 3Three). The two then started engaging in illicit activity to start paying for studio time.

How YoungBoy started producing music

When Youngboy was fourteen years old, he got a microphone from Walmart and started making music. In 2015, he released Life Before Fame, his debut mixtape. The next batch of mixtapes included Before I Go, Mind of a Menace 2, and Mind of a Menace. With the release of his mixtape 38 Baby in October 2016, which included fellow Baton Rouge residents Boosie Badazz, Kevin Gates, and rappers Stroke Tha Don and NBA 3Three, he gained notoriety. On November 4, 2016, Gaulden released Mind of a Menace 3, a follow-up mixtape, a week later. The “song-for-song rap beef” between him and another Baton Rouge rapper Scotty Cain in December 2015, which featured tracks from both rappers, may also have contributed to his sudden ascent to fame.

Although the two Baton Rouge rappers’ quarrel never really resulted in physical violence, it did garner a lot of media attention.
NBA YoungBoy was detained in Austin, Texas in November 2016 on charges of attempting to commit first-degree murder in connection with a reported drive-by gunshot. His two mixtapes, Before I Go and Mind of a Menace 3, were re-released while he was incarcerated in Louisiana’s East Baton Rouge Parish. After accepting a plea bargain and paying their bond, Gaulden was granted release from prison in May 2017. Youngboy’s single “Untouchable” was released one week after he was let out of jail.

Youngboy’s “41” Music Video

Meek Mill, Young Thug, 21 Savage, Boosie Badazz, and Yo Gotti had cameo appearances in Younboy’s “41” music video, which was released in July 2017. He released his mixtape AI YoungBoy on August 3, 2017, and it debuted at number 24 on the Billboard 200 chart. The track “Untouchable” reached its peak position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart at position 95. “No Smoke,” the album’s second single, reached its highest point on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 61.

On January 6, 2018, he made the song “Outside Today” available. Consequently, it became his song with the highest charting position, reaching number 31 on the Billboard Hot 100. The day after agreeing to a joint venture agreement with Atlantic Records, on January 11, he announced the release of his debut studio album, Until Death Call My Name. The CD was made available on April 27, 2018. Gaulden promised a new mixtape while being detained in February 2018. On March 15, NBA YB was freed from prison, and on May 19, 2018, his subsequent mixtape, Master The Day Of Judgement, was made available.

In the course of the summer of 2018, he issued a quartet of EPs, each with four songs. 4Respect, the first of them, was made available on August 24. 4Freedom, 4Loyalty, and 4WhatImportant were then made available on August 30, September 6, and 14, respectively. The four EPs were compiled into a 16-track compilation titled 4Respect 4Freedom 4Loyalty 4WhatImportant to coincide with the release of the last section. His mixtape Decided, which only had Trippie Redd as a guest appearance, was released on September 7. On December 20, YB released Realer, a mixtape that also featured Lil Baby and Plies as special guests.

NBA YoungBoy Releases “House Arrest Tingz”

YoungBoy was the most-watched musician across all genres in January 2019 after being on YouTube’s Top Music Artists list in the US for the previous 101 weeks. He consistently released new songs regularly and only on YouTube, which was largely responsible for this. Without releasing a project in the first half of 2019, he was also the seventh-best artist by on-demand audio streams and the ninth-best-selling artist on the 2019 Billboard Mid-Year Charts.
He received a 14-month house arrest sentence for violating his probation earlier in 2019. He was unable to record songs outside of his home because of the house detention. YB’s  “aptly titled” new album was released on September 25, 2019.

Juice WRLD’s last new song as a main artist before passing away was “Bandit,” which was released by YB and Juice WRLD on October 4, 2019. NBA Youngboy’s highest charting single was achieved with this song, which peaked at number 10 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
He then released his mixtape AI YoungBoy 2 on October 10, 2019, and it debuted at the top of the US Billboard 200. The 18-song mixtape, which is a follow-up to his 2017 blockbuster AI YoungBoy, includes the previously released song “Slime Mentality.” His first album to reach number one on the Billboard 200 chart amassed 144.7 million on-demand audio streams in its first week, making it one of the top ten biggest albums of all time.

In February 2020, Youngboy released his mixtape, Still Flexin, Still Steppin

After his number-one album AI YoungBoy 2 from 2019, it debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200, marking his second-highest charting album. He released his mixtape 38 Baby 2 on April 24, 2020, and it debuted at the top of the Billboard 200. Gaulden said on August 20th, 2020, that Top, his second studio album, would be released on September 11th. The Hot 100 singles “All In,” “Kacey Talk,” and “My Window” with Lil Wayne are all included. His third number-one album in less than a year, the album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.
released his fourth solo effort of 2020, the mixtape Until I Return, on November 11th. It was made and only made available on YouTube.

Gaulden from prison released his third studio album, Sincerely, Kentrell, on September 24, 2021. He joined 2Pac and Lil Wayne as the only other artists to have a number-one album while incarcerated when the album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.
He released a variety of singles beginning in November after leaving prison in late October 2021, including “Heart and Soul,” “Alligator Walk,” and “Blackball.” His joint mixtape with Birdman, From the Bayou, which was first announced in March 2018, was preceded by singles. It was released on December 10, 2021.

NBA YB’S Mixtapes release

On January 21, 2022, he released another mixtape called Colors. Due to the previously released singles, “Bring the Hook” and “Know Like I Know,” in which he disparaged the rapper King Von and NLE Choppa, this mixtape attracted notice.

YoungBoy Never Broke Again issued the Last Slimeto Sampler on April 1st, 2022. This was followed by the release of his fourth studio album, The Last Slimeto, on August 5, 2022, which also happened to be his last album with Atlantic Records. He reportedly turned down CEO Craig Kallman’s $25 million offer to extend his contract with Atlantic in May, criticizing the company for its lack of artist integrity. Along with fellow ex-labelmate Meek Mill, he also contacted to request their release from the company. Additionally, he ended his contract with ASCAP for performance rights management in July 2022 and joined the department of Global Music Rights, which is run by Irving Azoff.

NBA The catchy vocals and “signature strong punch and tremendous intensity” of YoungBoy have been praised. He is renowned for consistently releasing new music, and his work ethic has been called “rapid-fire pace.” Since 2015, YoungBoy has issued a total of 26 studio albums, EPs, and mixtapes.

NBA YoungBoy’s Personal life

NBA YoungBoy, who is 22 years old, has fathered nine children with eight different women. The music video for his hit, “Kacey Talk,” featured two of his boys, Kayden and Kacey.
Kamron was one of his sons, according to a 2017 profile he wrote for The Fader. Just a few weeks after Kayden’s birth in July 2016, Starr Thigpen gave birth to Kamron. A DNA test, however, revealed that he was not the biological father afterward.

NBA YoungBoy stated in December 2022 that he intends to relocate his entire family to Europe and that he intends to “stack” a significant amount of money to do this. YoungBoy expressed his desire to leave behind everything the United States has to offer in a brief Instagram post.

NBA YoungBoy acknowledges that he has a lot to put behind him, including some fresh conflicts with Bobby Shmurda. These conflicts began a few weeks ago when the two started arguing online over remarks made by Rowdy Rebel about Lul Tim, a member of Quando Rondo who has been charged with murdering King Von in November 2020.

When Shmurda joined the conversation and attacked both NBA YoungBoy and Quando Rondo on Instagram Live, YoungBoy countered Rebel’s assertions and stood with Lul Tim and Quando Rondo’s camp.

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