Keenon Dequan Ray Jackson, better known by his stage name YG, is an American rapper and actor from Compton, California. In 2010, he released his debut single, "Toot It and Boot It", 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, among others. In June 2013, YG signed an additional deal with Young Jeezy's imprint CTE World. His 2013 single, "My Nigga", peaked at number 19 on the US Billboard Hot 100. He then released the singles "Left, Right" and "Who Do You Love? ", leading up to the release of his debut studio album in 2014. The album, My Krazy Life, was released on March 18 of that year by Pu$haz Ink, CTE World and Def Jam, and receiving commercial success and critical acclaim.
|Birth name:||Keenon Dequan Ray Jackson|
|Born:||March 9, 1990, Compton, California, U.S.|
|Occupation(s):||Rapper, songwriter, actor|
|Labels:||Epic, 4Hunnid, Def Jam, CTE World, Interscope|
|Associated acts:||Jeezy, Kamaiyah, Mustard, Nipsey Hussle, Ty Dolla Sign, Tyga|
|Twitter:||YG (rapper)'s Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||YG (rapper)'s Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||YG (rapper)'s Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||YG (rapper)'s Youtube channel|
|IMDb:||YG (rapper)'s IMDb|
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|SoundCloud:||YG (rapper)'s SoundCloud|
Born Keenon Jackson but best known by the stage name YG, he is a West Coast rapper known for the radio single Toot It and Boot It. His 2013 single "My Nigga" reached number 19 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
YG Before Fame
He released his first mixtape, 4Fingaz, at age eighteen.
Achievement of YG
He used internet mixtapes to earn a record deal with Def Jam.
YG Family Life
He was born in Compton, California. His mother's name is Shonee Jackson. He has a daughter named Harmony. In 2019, he began dating Kehlani.
Associations of YG
He collaborated with 2 Chainz on the 2012 song # Grindmode.
Information related to YG (rapper)
- Musicians from Compton, California
- Def Jam Recordings artists
- American shooting survivors
- Rappers from Los Angeles
- Gangsta rappers
- African-American businesspeople
- American music industry executives
- Businesspeople from Los Angeles