Jonatan Leandoer Håstad (born 18 July 1996), better known by his stage name Yung Lean, is a Swedish rapper, singer, songwriter, fashion designer and record producer. Born in Minsk, Belarus and raised in Södermalm, Stockholm, Sweden Håstad rose to fame in the mid 2010s, through the singles "Ginseng Strip 2002" and "Kyoto". The then 16-year-old released his first debut mixtape Unknown Death 2002 in July 2013. Håstad released his first studio album Unknown Memory in September 2014, to minor commercial success in the United States. He released two studio albums and mixtapes since then.
Håstad was born on 18 July, 1996 in Stockholm, Sweden to Kristoffer Leandoer, a Swedish poet, fantasy author, and translator of French literature who owned a book publishing company and a Russian mother who is a human rights activist working with LGBT groups in Russia, Vietnam, and South America. Håstad spent his early childhood in Minsk, Belarus, where his mother moved the family so Håstad could have a similar childhood to her.