JT (Of City Girls)

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There’s no City Girls without JT. With her raunchy lyrics, confident aura, and opinionated statements, the rapper has been setting trends since she stepped foot into the industry as one half of the rapping duo outfit, City Girls. Born and raised in Miami under difficult circumstances, she always had ambition and hustle. Whether it was working at Burger King or scamming, she made sure she was raking in funds.  Becoming a musician was just a thought for JT, until she met her best friend and now-partner Caresha Brownlee, better known as Yung Miami. Believing that they had what it took, JT fought hard to be taken seriously in the rap game. She was reportedly the one to suggest that she and Caresha create their first song. That one song would change their lives forever.  “F**k Dat N***a” was released in 2017. The record skyrocketed both girls’ careers. Just a year later, she, along with Yung Miami, were featured on Drake’s number one hit “In My Feelings,” and would go on to be signed to Quality Control Music. However, her rise to fame hit a bump in the road not too long after the girls’ first single dropped. In 2018, JT would turn herself in to the police for aggravated fraud, and she would go on to spend the next two years in federal prison.  Unsure of how her career would turn out, her bestie Caresha continued to go hard for the duo and keep them relevant.Finally released from jail in March of 2020, JT quickly got back in the game like she never left, dropping her “First Day Out” track, as has become rap tradition.Since then, she has proven herself to be a force to be reckoned with. From working with top artists like Cardi B and Lil Baby, to doing collabs with brands like Pretty Little Thing, and even publicizing her relationship with her boyfriend Lil Uzi Vert, JT does not let anything hold her back. Periodt. Photo credit: Paras Griffin/Getty Images

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