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YG

Band, *1990 US, Compton, California
Hip-Hop/Rap
A.k.a. Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson Keenon Jackson

Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson (born March 9, 1990), better known by his stage name YG, is an American rapper and actor from Compton, California. In 2009, he released his debut single, "Toot It and Boot It" featuring Ty Dolla Sign, which peaked at number 67 on the Billboard Hot 100. The single's success resulted in him signing to Def Jam Recordings. In the following years, YG released mixtapes such as The Real 4Fingaz, Just Re'd Up, Just Re'd Up 2, 4 Hunnid Degreez, and many others. In June 2013, YG signed a deal to Young Jeezy's imprint CTE World. His 2013 single, "My Nigga" featuring Jeezy and Rich Homie Quan, peaked at number 19 on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming the highest charting song of his career. He then released the singles "Left, Right" and "Who Do You Love?" featuring Drake, leading up to the release of his debut studio album. His debut album, My Krazy Life, was released on March 18, 2014 by Pu$haz Ink, CTE World and Def Jam, and received critical acclaim. On June 17, 2016 he released his second studio album, Still Brazy, to critical acclaim.

     
Popular Tracks   
Who Do You Love? on My Krazy Life by YG
My Nigga on My Krazy Life by YG
That's My N**** (with Meek Mill, YG & Snoop Dogg) on That's My N**** [From Bright: The Album] by Meek Mill, YG & Snoop Dogg
West Coast Weekend on Hit Me When U Leave The Klub: The Playlist by Tyga & YG
Slide on Back of My Mind by H.E.R.
Brand New on Hit Me When U Leave The Klub: The Playlist by Tyga & YG
La La Land (feat. YG) on Carnival by Bryce Vine
BIG BANK (feat. 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Nicki Minaj) on STAY DANGEROUS by YG
BOYFRIEND, GIRLFRIEND (2020 Demo) (feat. YG) on CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST: The Estate Sale by Tyler, The Creator
Go Loko (feat. Tyga, Jon Z) on 4REAL 4REAL by YG

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Band Membership
Discography

Title Artist Year Type
Big BankYG Feat. 2 Chainz, Big Sean & Nicki Minaj2018Single
Stay DangerousYG2018Album
I Don'tMariah Carey Ft. YG2017Single
Want HerDJ Mustard Feat. Quavo & YG2017Single
I Don'tMariah Carey Ft. YG2017Album
FDTYG Feat. Nipsey Hussle2016Single
Why You Always Hatin?YG Feat. Drake & Kamaiyah2016Single
Twist My FingazYG2016Single
One Time Comin'YG2016Single
Red FridayYG2016Album
Still BrazyYG2016Album
Only RightTy$ Feat. YG, Joe Moses, TeeCee48002015Single
California LivinBlanco, YG, DB Tha General2015Album
Party UpDestructo Feat. YG2014Single
No ReasonDJ Mustard Feat. YG, Young Jeezy, Nipsey Hussle & RJ2014Single
Blame It On The StreetsYG2014Album
Who Do You Love?YG x Drake2014Single
My Krazy LifeYG2014Album
Face DownDJ Mustard FT. Lil Wayne, Big Sean, YG & Boosie Badazz2014Single
Don't Tell 'EmJeremih Feat. YG2014Single
My Nigga [Remix]YG Feat. Lil Wayne, Rich Homie Quan, Meek Mill & Nicki Minaj2014Single
One TimeLil' Twist Feat. Tyga & YG2014Single
My NiggaYG Feat. Young Jeezy & Rich Homie Quan2013Single
Left, RightYG Feat. DJ Mustard2013Single
Act RightYo Gotti Feat. Young Jeezy & YG2013Single
Bo$$ Yo Life Up Gang Vol. 1Young Jeezy x Doughboyz Cashout x YG2013Album
4 Hunnid Degreez - The MixtapeYG X DJ Mustard2012Album
#GrindmodeYG Feat. 2 Chainz & Nipsey Hussle2012Single
FunctionE-40 Feat. YG, IAmSu & Problem2012Single
Snitches Ain't...YG Feat. Tyga, Snoop Dogg & Nipsey Hussle2012Single
Just Re'd UpYG2011Album
Toot It and Boot ItYG2010Single
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