Young Thug Understandably Changes His Name to SEX

Sources say SEX is a great name.

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Either Young Thug actually wants us to start referring to him as arguably the most popular synonym for copulation in the English language, or he's about to release a new project titled SEX.

Late Monday night, Thugger hit the tweets to announce that he's changing his name to SEX. "[From] now on call me SEX!!!" he added. No additional details on this seemingly sudden shift from Young Thug to SEX were made available. See the unabridged tweets below.

Thugger initiated a similar strategy leading up to the release of his excellent 2016 tape Jefferywhich takes its title from Thugger's real name. "Young Thug is not going to be Young Thug anymore," 300 Entertainment boss Lyor Cohen said ahead of the tape's drop. "His new name is going to be 'No, My Name Is Jeffery.'" 

As Thugger later revealed during an interview with Travis Scott on Beats 1, the name change was only temporary. "I'm Jeffery for one fucking week," he said. "If I don't sell 100,000 copies."


If SEX does, in fact, end up being a new project, then we may have already been given a few clues on who's involved. We learned this month that Drake and Thugger have an unreleased More Life collab that may or may not drop at some point. The Beautiful Thugger Girls visionary also teased new creations with Travis Barker, Southside, and TM88 back in December.

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