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About Yelawolf

Yelawolf (real name Michael Wayne Atha), is a rapper from Gadsden, Alabama. He was in the 2011 XXL Freshmen Class, and it currently signed to Shady Records, and Ghet-O-Vision Records.

Yelawolf first got started back in 2005, when he released his first album, Creekwater. In 2007, he got signed to Columbia, and released his first single Kickin'. He went to Ghet-O-Vision Entertainment and released an EP and four mixtapes. The last mixtape he released, Trunk Muzik finally got the attention it deserved in the beginning of 2010. He signed with Interscope shorty later and released a retail version, Trunk Muzik 0-60.

A short while later, he met with Eminem, which eventually led to Em signing Yelawolf, forming Shady 2.0 (with Slaughterhouse).

Finally, he released his debut album, Radioactive in November of 2011. He significantly changed his style in order to gain more mainstream appeal for the album. But after disappointing sales, Yela recently decided to switch back to his old style, with Trunk Muzik Returns, as well an a collaborative EP with Travis Barker, called Psycho White.

His upcoming projects include a collaborative EP with fellow Southern rapper Big KRIT called Country Kuzins, and his second studio album, Love Story.

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