20 Things You Didn't Know About Young Jeezy

Jeezy recently dropped his fifth major label album, Seen It All: The Autobiography, a project that added another layer to his already prolific career as one of the most revered lyricists from the South. At this point it's become expected for Jeezy to share his story of the grind, and just like his drug-dealing past, he's been able to flip it in his favor, turning his tales from the block into anthems for the streets, clubs, and yes, even the strip clubs.

As much as Jeezy talks about his past and the moments that have shaped him as an artist and person, there's still a lot to discover about the 37-year-old rapper. Like what are the origins of his name? Or how did he get discovered? We did some digging on Mr. 17.5, so you didn't have to. Here are 20 Things You Didn't Know AboutJeezy.