While Young Thug may be one of the hottest new rappers around — dropping hits after hits and recieving co-signs by heavyweights like Kanye West, Birdman & T.I., not much is known about this flamboyantly hood rapper. While watching his videos or listening to his songs, one could only wonder how he could appear so enigmatic and “otherworldly,” both in and out of the booth. In a recent conversation with Rolling Stone, the rapper finally opens up on the few environmental and personal issues from his younger days that had helped form him into who he is today. In this excerpt, he explains, “I was in the streets at eight, nine years old. I was going to school so my dad and mom would keep buying me clothes, but when I got out I did what I wanted to do — fighting, all kinds of sh*t.” He details as to why he was kicked out of school: “I broke my teacher’s arm. Took his *ss out. P*ssy-*ss n*gga.” Four years following the incident he went to juvenile-detention program. “Seven in the morning to six in the afternoon. No windows or nothing, like a real jail. Lot of punishment. I didn’t do sh*t there but gamble, smoke and f*ck.” Read the rest of the article here.