Young M.A Biography

Young M.A Biography

Young M.A is an American rapper. She is famous for releasing quadruple-platinum hit single "Ooouuu", breaking the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100, boasting over 300 million YouTube views on the music video. She released her debut mixtape M.A The Mixtape on 15th March 2015. She released her debut single Body Bag in 2015. She made her television show debut as herself on the talk show "Verified" in 2016. She has been featured in global ad campaigns for Google Pixel 2, Beats By Dre, and Pandora. She has also appeared on a variety of television shows and performed alongside Alicia Keys on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". She was featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2018 and also she launched the KWEENZ Foundation with her mother. Ѕhе wаѕ nоmіnаtеd fоr thе саtеgоrу "Веѕt Nеw Аrtіѕt" аnd "Веѕt Fеmаlе Нір-Нор Аrtіѕt" іn ВЕТ Аwаrdѕ. Ѕhе hаd а nоmіnаtіоn fоr "Вrеаkthrоugh Аrtіѕt" оn А2ІМ Lіbеrа Аwаrdѕ fоr thе ѕоng "ОООUUU". Fоr thе ѕаmе ѕоng, ѕhе wаѕ nоmіnаtеd fоr Веѕt Nеw Аrtіѕt іn МТV Vіdео Мuѕіс Аwаrdѕ.


Young M.A Shuts Down Pregnancy Rumors: "Y'all Bored"


Twitter has been buzzing with rumors stating Young M.A is pregnant and these were also followed by some Kodak Black jokes. The rumors about Young M.A being pregnant started after the rapper appeared in the Head Krack interview. In it, the rapper shed light on how she wanted to have kids. During the interview, Young M.A was asked if she sees herself being a parent. To this, the rapper replied: “Absolutely. I will be married by then.” The interviewer went on to ask Young M.A about her ideal situation and if she would want two boys or two girls. To this, she replied: “I want a boy. I want a boy first and then a girl. That’s it. I rather have a boy first.” Young M.A also admitted that she has had a discussion about having kids with her girlfriend. Currently, there has been no confirmation of Young MA's alleged pregnancy. Instagram user theshaderoom shared a clip of an interview with Young MA where she discussed the possibility of having a family. 


Famous For



  • Being one of the most prominent female faces in the rap genre.

  • For her chart-busting hit single "OOOUUU" which was released in 2017.


American rapper, Young M.A


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What is the Real Name of Young M.A?


Young M.A was brought into this world on 3rd April 1992 by her parents. Her born place is in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, the USA. His real name is Katorah Kasanova Marrero. She holds American nationality and her ethnicity is multiracial as she has Puerto Rican and Jamaican ancestry. Her mother is Jamaican, and her father is Puerto Rican. Her race is White. Her father was incarcerated when she was 1 and was not released until she was 11, spending approximately 10 years behind bars. She grew close to her brother, Kenneth Ramos, and her mother. When she was 7, her mother decided to relocate to Chesterfield, Virginia, as it provided better school facilities and also her children would remain away from the violence of East New York. There, she started to play tackle football. On 26th September 2009, her brother, Kenneth Ramos was stabbed to death by his former friend. Due to this, she missed school for a month due to depression and mourning and later underwent therapy to deal with the tragedy. Aries is her Zodiac sign & her religion is Christian. As of 2021, she celebrated her 29th birthday. 


Regarding her education, Young M.A graduated from Sheepshead Bay High School.


How was the Career of Young M.A? 



  • Young M.A's rap consisted of the topics such as violence, sexuality, and wealth, and acquisitions. She stated, "this industry is male-dominated, we can't pretend that it's not. So when you do make it as a female, you feel more honored, because the guys take over so much."

  • Then, she self-funded a recording studio with local record producers while working at Shake Shack and T.J. Maxx.

  • She came to the limelight when a Facebook post criticized her song "Brooklyn Chiraq", a freestyle to Nicki Minaj and G Herbo "ChiRaq"; the song then went viral. It was in 2014. 

  • She released a new song, "Body Bag" in 2015 which became a "YouTube hit", said Rolling Stone, along with the release of her mixtape called Sleep Walkin', which MTV described as a "thoughtful debut project". 

  • Next, she released her official debut single, "Ooouuu" in 2016 which peaked at number 19 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was widely remixed by other rappers and hip hop artists such as Remy Ma, French Montana, Nicki Minaj, Jadakiss, Uncle Murda,  ASAP Ferg, Bryan Mathers, and Tink, all of whom released their versions of the song.

  • She even performed a freestyle on a cypher and performed "Ooouuu" at the 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards, giving what XXL Magazine described as "show-stopping freestyle... one of the best freestyles of the night".


Young M.A is famous for releasing quadruple-platinum hit single 'Ooouuu'


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  • She has also directed her first pornographic film, which was a lesbian porn film, produced by Pornhub, titled "The Gift" in 2018.

  • Her debut studio album "Herstory in the Making" was released on 27th September 2019 which peaked at number 16 on the Billboard 200. It included the singles "Big" and "PettyWap 2". 

  • She also appeared in the fourth and final season of Mr. Robot as Peanuts, an employee of criminal Fernando Vera in 2019. 

  • She appears regularly at the end of Vice News Tonight (on HBO) episodes critiquing many genres of music.

  • Additionally, she has also appeared on the Wendy Williams Show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Viceland's The Therapist, Snoop Dogg's GGN, MTV's Ridiculousness, Hip Hop Squares, Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party, Wild 'n Out, Safeword, Total Request Live, and Mr. Robot. 

  • She appeared as a guest on Angela Yee's Lip Service on 28th October 2019. 

  • She appeared as the first feature on Eminem's surprise-released album Music to Be Murdered By on the song "Unaccommodating" in 2020. 

  • She released the EP "Red Flu" on 22nd May 2020 marking her first new project since the release of her debut album.

  • She released her second studio album "Off the Yak" on 21st May 2021. 


Who is Young M.A Dating?


Young M.A is not married yet and she is still to get married. Back then, she has also been seen with the model and actress, Mya Yafai. According to multiple sources, the pair were seen together in 2019 at Megan Thee Stallion's "Hottieween" party. At the same time, in 2020, the pair reportedly went to Dubai to celebrate Valentine’s Day. However, there had been rumors that the pair broke up. This was also followed by news that said they had reconciled. As of 2021, it is unknown if the rapper is dating anyone. 


Young M.A and Mya Yefai


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Previously, she dated Tori Brixx. Tori met Young through a mutual friend in 2017. Later, they met each other personally while Young was filming a commercial. The duo hit it off, however, kept their romance under wraps as they did not want to attract any negative attention from the media. Later, they split. 


Young M.A is also the founder of the KWEENZ Foundation which "helps those residing in her East New York neighborhood overcome the grief and trauma that comes with the loss of a loved one."


Young M.A Sexual Orientation


She has been open about her sexual orientation in her music throughout her career. During an interview with the Breakfast Club, she stated that she has liked girls since the first grade. As of 2019, she no longer self-identifies as a lesbian. When Jason Lee of Hollywood Unlocked asked Young M.A about her orientation, the rapper stated, "No, I'm Young M.A . . . . We don't do no labels. I just wouldn't date a guy. Nah bro, I don't like that." In an interview with The Breakfast Club, Young M.A stated that she often felt out of place when she was hiding her sexuality. Her mother would often try to get her to discuss her sexuality, but she would always deny she was a lesbian. She stated that she feared her mother wouldn't accept her if she came out. In the interview, she said, "I used to be scared to tell my moms, though I knew my moms wasn't the type of mother to be like 'Oh, I don't like you' or 'I'm gonna ignore you,' but part of me still was scared." When she came out to her family at the age of 18, she saw this as a turning point in her rap career. 


What is the Net Worth of Young M.A?


Young M.A is a very talented rapper who has accumulated the net worth of $2 Million as of 2021. She has done endorsement work for the brands such as Apple Beats, Brooklyn Nets, KandyPens. Her exact salary is still to get figure out yet. Her major source of wealth comes from music industry. Additionaly, she is a famous Youtube star and earns a lot from there. Неr hіt ѕоng "Оооuuu" hаѕ оvеr 220 mіllіоn vіеwѕ оn Yоutubе. Fоr еvеrу арреаrаnсе ѕhе mаkеѕ, ѕhе еаrnѕ bеtwееn $5000 tо $20,000. Ѕhе аlѕо еаrnѕ frоm Yоutubе vіdеоѕ mаkіng іt ѕоmеwhеrе аrоund $8, 00,000. Wіth hеr оwn mеrсhаndіѕе (t-ѕhіrtѕ, сарѕ. Нооdіеѕ, еtс.) rаngіng frоm $20 tо $45 ѕhе еаrnѕ еnоugh аt thіѕ vеrу уоung аgе. She is living a cool lifestyle as of now.


How tall is Young M.A?


Young M.A stands tall at the height of 5 ft 5 in or 165 cm with the balanced weight of 56 kg or 123.5 lbs. Her body type is slim. Her hair color is black and her eye color is dark brown. She has a curly hair and she has inked a lot of tattoos on her body. She is usually seen with braids.