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Young Greatness Biography, Wiki, Age, Death and Cause, Family, Net Worth, New Orleans Rapper

Young Greatness shot and killed outside a Waffle House restaurant in New Orleans on 29th October 2018.

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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
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 2012–2018
  • Motown
  • Quality Control (former)
  • Cash Money

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.


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