NBA YoungBoy, also known as Kentrell Gaulden, is a rapper from Baton Rouge. He was signed to Floyd Mayweather’s record label TMT (The Money Team) in 2015 and released his debut album “Tha Tour Part 1” that year. NBA has been rumored to have fathered many children but how many does he really have? We will take a look at his early life and career before we answer this question.
How many kids does NBA YoungBoy have?
Till now, NBA YoungBoy has 7 children. The name of his children are Kayden Gaulden, Kodi Capri, Kacey Alexander Gaulden , Taylin Gaulden , Kamiri Gaulden and Kentrell Gaulden Jr and Armani Gaulden.
In September 2018 it was announced that YoungBoy will be getting married to Keyshia Ka’oir this year in October. The couple shares a son together named Isaiah Rashad Yowda who welcomed their first child on July 27th, 2017 after being together for about six months before their engagement when she got pregnant as an unexpected surprise. “I want my kids to have good lives,” he says–and if you’ve been following him on social media, you know that he’s been working to be a better person.
“At first I didn’t think about kids,” says NBA Youngboy when asked how many children he wants at this point in life–“It wasn’t one of my goals.” But now it seems like all bets might have changed as we see him following suit with fatherhood so soon after becoming engaged–albeit being pregnant before the engagement. YoungBoy is full of surprises.
“I want to be the best dad I can,” he adds before saying that his father was a great role model in terms of how he treated him and others around him–but it sounds like YoungBoy wants to do things differently this time around with at least two kids on deck for himself plus number one coming soon (literally). “You know, just teach them what’s right so they don’t have any excuses.”
How was childhood like for NBA YoungBoy?
Kentrell Gaulden, better known as NBA YoungBoy was born on January 29, 1997, in Baton Rouge. He has one sister and three brothers with the youngest being 12 years of age.
He has a brother named Shawn who founded their rap group MOBB or Money Over Bitches Boyz with him when they were both teenagers. Like many other rappers before him, they started out by making videos of themselves rapping on YouTube that would then be shared around social media sites like Facebook and Twitter to promote their upcoming mixtapes/albums.
His family struggled financially when he was young so his mother resorted to robbing people for money which led her into prison. Now that we have a glimpse of how his childhood was, we can take a look at what he’s been up to since then.
How did NBA YoungBoy start his career?
NBA YoungBoy’s career journey starts with him releasing the single “Spend It” in 2015 which appeared on TMT’s (The Money Team) compilation album RRR (Remixes and Recyclables). In 2017, he released the mixtapes Mind of a Menace Vol. I & II as part of his four-album deal with Coke Boyz Entertainment.
These albums have more than 20 tracks combined so it is difficult for us to identify anyone song as being better or worse than others because they all contain quality content that NBA has put forth into this project. His most recent release is Tha Youngest Vol. II was released in April 2018.
On December 11th, 2018 he announced that his new mixtape is called Until Death Call My Name (2019). The first single from this project will come out on January 18th, 2019 which is available to preorder now via Apple Music or Spotify.
This album features appearances by Drake, Ty Dolla $ign, Meek Mill, and more well-known artists as well as up and coming artists like Blac Youngsta & Quando Rondo. The second single from the album is titled “Don’t Matter” which features Drake and Quando Rondo (that’s right, that guy with the red hair). This album has 11 tracks.
On January 18th, 2019 he released his first single off of Until Death Called My Name called “OTW”. The song was produced by Tay Keith, who also did production on the project for songs like “Money Calling,” “Everybody Knows” & “Ghetto Boy.” There are samples in this track such as ’90s New York rap classic “The World Is Yours” by Nas and AZ.”
YoungBoy was nominated at the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards in five categories: Rookie of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year for “Wuz Here,” Best Live Performer, and People’s Champ. He won an award for the best live performer.
YoungBoy has an estimated net worth of $400K and his albums are averaging around 52k copies sold per album. He is also the youngest member in his group named YBN (short for Young Boy Never Broke Again) which was formed by himself and four other founding members from Louisiana.