Leland Austin, better known by his stage name Yung L.A., is an American hip hop recording artist from Atlanta, Georgia. He is perhaps best known for his debut single "Ain't I", which peaked at #47 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and at #7 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. Austin's second single, titled "Futuristic Love", features American singer Ricco Barrino, and was released in 2009. Throughout this, Austin was signed to American record executive T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records, after fellow Atlanta-based rapper Young Dro, found and brought Austin to the label. In early 2011 however, Austin parted ways with Grand Hustle.
Soon after his departure from Grand Hustle Records, Austin began to claim he was a member of the local Atlanta record label Duct Tape Entertainment. Although he was not officially signed to the imprint, he had tattooed the record label's logo on his face, much to the displeasure and dismay of Duct Tape's chief executive officer and fellow rapper, Alley Boy. Austin was later seen on a viral video being set up assaulted by Alley Boy.