Young Greatness Wiki
Young Greatness Bio
|Theodore Jones was born on 19th September 1984 and died on 29th October 2018. He was better known by his stage name Young Greatness. Young Greatness was an American rapper from New Orleans. He is best known for his 2015 single “Moolah”, which peaked at number 85 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. He was shot and killed outside a Waffle House restaurant in New Orleans on 29th October 2018.|
|Young Greatness Birth name||Theodore Jones|
|Young Greatness Age||He was born on 19th September 1984 in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.|
|Young Greatness Died||He died on 29th October 2018 (aged 34) in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States|
|Young Greatness Cause of Death||He was Shot Dead|
|Young Greatness Family||Jeanine Rose (Mother)|
|Young Greatness Net Worth||He had an Estimated Net Worth of $800,000 as at the time of his death|
Young Greatness Early life
Jones was born on September 19, 1984, in New Orleans, but later to Houston after Hurricane Katrina. He grew up listening to Juvenile, Jay-Z and Biggie Smalls.
Young Greatness Career
Taking the name Young Greatness, he began attracting notice from Houston rappers such as Bun B and Mike Jones, resulting in a deal with the record label Quality Control Music and Motown in 2015. In November 2015, he released the single “Moolah”, which peaked at number 85 on the US Billboard Hot 100. In March 2016, Rolling Stone included Greatness in their list of “10 New Artists You Need to Know”. In July 2016, Greatness made his United States television debut, performing “Moolah” on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert show.
Young Greatness Death and Cause
Young Greatness was shot and killed outside of a local Waffle House on Monday, 29th October 2018. He was only 34. The rapper was shot once on 2900 block’s Elysian Fields Avenue. He was declared dead on the scene.
Police are currently searching for two suspects in the murder, which also saw Greatness’ car get stolen.
Greatness’s mother Jeanine Rose seemingly criticized the government while explaining the state of the city and the tragedy of young men dying too soon.
Rest In Peace to New Orleans rapper Young Greatness pic.twitter.com/P7BfPIwNiE
— Hip Hop In 10 (@HipHopIn10) October 29, 2018
Still and will always remain true. RIP Young Greatness. pic.twitter.com/Z4yNF8beVp
— Chris Conner (@Impatientbull) October 29, 2018