Young M.A Biography: Real Name, Age, Songs, Net Worth, Boyfriend, Albums, Partner

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Biography

Katorah Kasanova Marrero (born April 3, 1992) is a proficient American rapper and songwriter best known as Young M.A and for her successful hip-hop career. 

She soared to prominence in 2016 by releasing her massively successful tune Ooouuu, which went quadruple platinum.

Young M.A has two studio albums to her credit: Herstory in the Making in 2019 and XXL in 2021. She has also worked with well-known artists like Nicki MinajDJ Khaled, and T.I.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Katorah Kasanova Marrero
Stage Name: Young M.A
Born: 3 April 1992 (age 31 years old)
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Education: Sheepshead Bay High School
Height: 1.65 m
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Marrero
Siblings: Kenneth Marrero
Spouse: Not Married
Girlfriend • Boyfriend • Partner: Heather Rose (2020), Ayisha Diaz (2020), Mya Yafai (2019-2020), Kaylah Gooden (2022), Bernice Burgos (2018-2019), Ari Fletcher (2018-2019), Tori Brixx (2016-2018)
Children: N/A
Occupation: Rapper • Songwriter
Net Worth: $2 million

Early Life & Education

Young M.A., widely recognized as a rapper and artist, was born on April 3, 1992, in the vibrant borough of Brooklyn, in the bustling city of New York.

What makes her cultural heritage even more fascinating is that she hails from a captivating fusion of Jamaican roots through her mother’s and Puerto Rican roots through her father’s lineage. Growing up, Young M.A shared her childhood with a beloved brother named Kenneth Marrero

Despite not pursuing higher education, Young M.A. completed her high school education at Sheepshead Bay High School in Brooklyn, New York, graduating in 2010.

Career

Young M.A became widely known in 2016 when her quadruple-platinum hit single “Ooouuu” was released. The song reached the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100 and accumulated over 400 million views on its music video on YouTube.

Herstory in the Making and TTYL, two studio albums by Young M.A., were released in 2019. She has also appeared as a performer on several television programs, including The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, when she appeared with Alicia Keys.

Young M.A. has gained recognition for her fearless and unfiltered lyrics, delving into subjects like sexuality, gender identity, and social issues without hesitation or apology. Her ability to deliver these powerful messages through her music is accompanied by a distinct flow that has drawn comparisons to prominent male rappers like Big Pun and DMX

With her raw honesty and unique style, Young M.A. has solidified her place in the music industry as an artist who fearlessly tackles important topics while showcasing her exceptional talent.

Awards & Nominations

2017 BET Hip Hop Awards

  • Best New Hip Hop Artist
  • Best Female Hip Hop Artist
  • Hip Hop Video of the Year (“Ooouuu”)

2017 MTV Video Music Awards

  • Push Artist of the Year

2018 BET Awards

  • Best Female Hip Hop Artist

2018 MTV Europe Music Awards

  • Best Hip Hop

2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards

  • Best Hip Hop Album (Herstory in the Making)

2020 Grammy Awards

  • Best Rap Performance (“Betty”)

Social Media

  • Instagram: @youngma
  • Twitter: @YoungMAMusic
  • Facebook: @YoungMAMusic
  • YouTube: Young MA
  • TikTok: @youngmamusic

Personal Life

Young M.A., 31, has had a series of relationships over the years, including with Ayisha Diaz in 2020, Mya Yafai from 2019 to 2020, Bernice Burgos from 2018 to 2019, Ari Fletcher from 2018 to 2019, and Tori Brixx from 2016 to 2018. 

However, on November 3, 2022, Young M.A. took to her Instagram Stories to share that she was on a road trip with her girlfriend, Kaylah Gooden. It is worth noting that Young M.A. does not have any children at this time.

In December 2020, the well-known model Heather Rose entered a relationship with Young M.A.

Discography

Mixtapes

  • 2015 Sleep Walkin’ 
  • 2016 Herstory in the Making 

EPs

  • 2020 Red Flu 

Studio Albums

  • 2019 Herstory in the Making 
  • 2021 Off the Yak 

Net Worth

Young M.A. has accumulated a remarkable net worth of around $2 million. Hailing from the United States, she has made a name for herself in the music industry as a rapper, skilled songwriter, and ambitious entrepreneur. 

Among her notable achievements, Young M.A.‘s single “OOOUUU” deserves special mention as it soared to incredible heights, peaking at number 3 on the U.S. Rap chart, number 5 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart, and an impressive number 19 on the prestigious Billboard Hot 100 chart.

 Her undeniable talent and exceptional success indicate her potential to continue making waves in the industry.




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