YNW Melly Biography
Birthday: May 1, 1999 (Taurus)
Born In: Gifford, Florida, United States
Jamell Demons, known by his stage name, “YNW Melly,” is an American rapper from Florida. Born and raised in Gifford, Jamell grew up amidst drugs, violence, and low standards of living. His neighborhood was infested with anti-social elements, and Jamell, too, got involved with them. However, he found solace in music. He idolized artists such as Eminem, Michael Jackson, and Chris Brown while growing up and started singing at the age of 5. While in high school, he started making music and uploading it on the internet. He slowly gained fame. However, the road to fame was not easy. As he was becoming famous, he was charged with assault. He wrote several songs while in prison, and upon being released, he started working on them. He then released singles such as ‘Murder on My Mind’ and ‘Catching Feelings.’ He also released an EP titled ‘Collect Call.’ His inner Chris Brown fan-boy was revealed in the form of a few heavily inspired singles in a mixtape titled ‘I Am You,’ which put him on the list of budding talented rappers from Florida. He was arrested again, in June 2018, for possession of firearms and marijuana.