YNW Melly is the 21-year old Florida rapper who has captivated global music lovers with breakout singles like “Murder On My Mind,” “Suicidal,” “Mixed Personalities (feat. Kanye West),” and “.223s (feat. 9lokknine).” On March 5th, he releases his first new song in nearly a year, “Thugged Out,” with an assist from fellow South Florida rapper Kodak Black.The song is now available on all major streaming platforms.
Thugged Out” is YNW Melly’s first new release since the March 2020 remix of the triple-platinum song “Suicidal” featuring Juice WRLD. “Thugged Out” continues Melly’s development as an artist while still featuring his trademark combination of evocative lyrics and buoyant production. The feature by Kodak Black is the first pairing of these two critically acclaimed and commercially successful artists on a song.
Less than three years into his career, YNW Melly has accumulated 2 billion views on YouTube, and nearly 5.8 billion life-time streams across all DSPs. In that time, he’s accumulated 15 gold and platinum certifications from RIAA, including five gold singles, two gold albums, five platinum singles, one double-platinum single, one triple-platinum single, and one quintuple-platinum single.