Lil Yachty is expanding his career and he wants you to be a part of it. The rapper's newly released cryptocurrency “YachtyCoin” is making it possible for fans to become shareholders in his career.

“I’m still new and learning about the crypto world but I can tell you I partnered up with some very smart people to give my fans some dope experiences," Yachty said in a statement to Highsnobiety. The pandemic has changed how artists engage with their fans and YachtyCoin shows the rapper is changing with the times.

Forbes first broke the news yesterday. It finds the 23-year-old artist pivoting to the $509.5 billion global crypto market. The “social token” arena Yachty will be participating in has become very popular among entertainers and influencers as it bears the star's name and trades their work.

For loyal fans of Yachty, ownership of a token can buy you exclusive one on one access to Yachty himself, as well as privileges that the average listener wouldn’t otherwise receive. According to the rapper's team, this includes experiential events such as appearance in a music video, virtual meet and greets, exclusive merchandise, private album listening party, a TikTok collab, and follows on social media.

The Ethereum-based token will be introduced on the Swiss-based platform Fyooz and will not be available in the US, although no launch date has been set. And Yachty can bank on his cult-like following of over 20 million followers across social media to gravitate to the coin.

Yachty isn't the first rapper to venture into cryptocurrency. He joins artists like Nas, Akon, The Game, and Ja Rule, who are all cutting out the middlemen, leveraging their popularity and tokenizing it as a vital lifeline and an alternative to traditional streams of income.

It's unclear what exactly Lil Yachty will be selling through YachtyCoin or when it will launch. We have reached out for comment.

What To Read Next

*If you submitted your e-mail address and placed an order, we may use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about similar products without prior explicit consent. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link. Alternatively, you can object to receiving the newsletter at any time by sending an e-mail to

Web Accessibility Statement

Titelmedia (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, Titelmedia strives to ensure that its Website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Titelmedia has engaged UsableNet Inc, a leading web accessibility consultant to help test, remediate and maintain our Website in-line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which also bring the Website into conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.


Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make the Website as accessible as possible some issues can be encountered by different assistive technology as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.

Contact Us

If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage on this Website, please contact us at, +49 (0)30 235 908 500. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible for you.