Hailing from the Windy City, Lil Zay Osama is an American rapper out of Chicago. He also goes by Lil Zay. In 2018, he acquired significant fame after releasing popular tracks like “Changed Up,” “Way Better,” and “Pain.” The rapper also received co-sign from Philadelphia artist, Meek Mill. He was born on June 3, 2000 in Chicago, Illinois. Lil Zay was raised on the south side of the city; the rough side. He recalled sleeping on floors and enduring winters without jacket. Growing up, the young artist got into legal troubles. Lil Zay Osama grew up experiencing street violence and had to constantly hustle, illegally, to earn money. After spending three years behind bar, upon release, he started pursuing music with undivided attention. Prior to spending time, his music career was already taking off as fans were getting to know his name. A versatile rapper, Lil Zay is not limited to hip-hop music. He admits being capable of singing Jazz, Pop, Rock and R&B.