YG News

 
  • Cover of DJ Mustard Announces Debut Album Title
    Album or not, DJ Mustard is more than set up to take over the summer. Building his catalog of hits every day, Mustard already loaded YG with a stack of bangers for his album, My Krazy Life, and his collaborations with Tinashe, Kid Ink, and Jennifer Lopez continue to gain momentum.
  • Cover of Lil Durk Disses Tyga In Preview Of New "Chi-Raq" Remix
    Look out Tyga, Lil Durk's got beef with you. Or at least so it seems from a new video posted on Durk's Instagram account, which finds the Chicago MC rapping along with a few choice bars from what seems to be an upcoming remix of Nicki Minaj and Lil Herb's "Chi-Raq."
  • Cover of Tyga's Tiger Has Been Confiscated
    If you follow Tyga on Instagram, you may have noticed an interesting addition to his photos beginning about two months ago: a tiger. Yes, it seems that Tyga thought that keeping his big cat namesake as a pet was a good idea, but California Wildlife officers clearly thought otherwise.
  • Cover of BTS Photos For Kid Ink's "Main Chick" Video Shoot
    Kid Ink's "Main Chick" single continues to hit radio airwaves just about everywhere, and while that's happening the rapper has been busy working on a music video for the cut.
  • Cover of Chris Brown's Bodyguard Found Guilty Of Assault
    Chris Brown's bodyguard, Chris Hollosy, began trial last week for the Washington, D.C. assault case. Hollosy had confessed to punching a man, Parker Adams, in the face outside the W Hotel in D.C. when the man attempted to photo bomb.
  • Cover of YG Reveals He's Starting A Label With DJ Mustard & Ty Dolla $ign
    YG has seen plenty of success with his debut album My Krazy Life, and some of this success is due to the catchy, new West Coast sound provided by YG's partner in crime, DJ Mustard.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: April 20
    This week on the charts we see a new entry with Top Dawg's lady SZA, who made a strong debut considering it's her first release on the label/first release for sale. Similar to Isaiah Rashad's Cilvia Demo, which debuted at #40, SZA's Z debuted at #39 by moving 7,000 units.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: April 13
    This week we have a new entry on Charts Don't Lie, with Mobb Deep's new album The Infamous Mobb Deep, celebrating their 20-year anniversary since The Infamous. Their sales are not huge mainstream numbers, but obviously loyal hip-hop heads came through for Havoc and Prodigy as they clock in at #49.
  • Cover of Chris Brown's D.C. Assault Case Will Go To Trial, Judge Denies Dismissal Request
    So here's where we were last time we reported on Chris Brown's seemingly never-ending legal troubles: his lawyer, Mark Geragos, was proposing that the D.C.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: April 6
    This week we don't have many new entries to speak of, save for Sage The Gemini's Remember Me. Depending on the numbers Smoke DZA's new album Dream.ZONE.Achieve did, we may or may not see it pop up on Charts Don't Lie next week, though.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: March 30
    After Charts Don't Lie took a hiatus last week, we are back again this week just in time to highlight three important debuts on the Billboard 200. YG's My Krazy Life, Kevin Gates' By Any Means and Freddie Gibbs & Madlib's Pinata.
  • Cover of YG On Whether He Dissed Tyga & Problem: "I Ain't Say Nobody Names"
    DJ Mustard's sound is more present than ever these days. While we're now hearing various types of artists take on the signature west coast snap the DJ is known for, YG is definitely one of the first to take on the style. 
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (March 22-28)
    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans.
  • Cover of Tory Lanez Discusses Collaborating With YG On "Me & My Bitch"
    Tory Lanez definitely has some buzz behind his name at the moment. Following the release of his r'n'b flavored Chixtape 2, the rapper-slash-singer appeared as a featured artist on YG's debut album My Krazy Life, plus he's been busy touring with G-Eazy & Rockie Fresh.
  • Cover of YG's "My Krazy Life" First Week Sales
    YG had a pretty strong debut album, which dropped a week ago today, My Krazy Life. The album brought that new West Coast sound to the masses, with plenty of DJ Mustard production and a cohesive theme tying it all together.
  • Cover of YG Explains Taking Influence From Classic Albums On "My Krazy Life"
    YG's My Krazy Life came out last week, and it's already received plenty of acclaim from critics. The term classic gets thrown around a lot these days, but it has definitely been used a little more than usual with this project.
  • Cover of Rappers In Fur
    "Tell PETA my mink is dragging on the floor" Not everyone can say their niece felt chinchilla at the age of 4, but for many rappers, flexing is a high priority, and there's hardly anything more gaudy than some good old fashioned animal skin.
  • Cover of YG Explains Why Kendrick Lamar Chose "Really Be" As His Feature
    YG has been enjoying decent reception for his album My Krazy Life since it was released a few days ago. It has a dirty, thorough sound that the recalls the echoes of previous recent masterpieces, like Kendrick's "GOOD Kid" record.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: March 10-16
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of First Week Sale Projections For YG's "My Krazy Life"
    YG just released his debut album today, and the sales projections for the project are already in. My Krazy Life, which was released on Def Jam, is expected to do reasonable numbers this week, predicted to move about 45-55,000 units.
  • Cover of Review: YG's "My Krazy Life"
    YG first popped up on the radar with the 2009 song "Toot It And Boot It" featuring Ty Dolla $ign. While he was locked up serving a six-month sentence for a parole violation stemming from a home invasion, the Compton native saw the song steadily climb the Billboard charts.
  • Cover of Stream YG's "My Krazy Life"
    YG's Def Jam debut, My Krazy Life hits stores today, and simultaneously, it's hit Spotify for free streaming.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj & Tyga's "Senile" Music Video [Update: More Photos Added]
    Young Money just released their new project, Rise Of An Empire this week, and it's set up to do decent numbers. While the album generally doesn't feature too many appearances from the label's biggest artists, the lead single, "Senile" finds Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, and Tyga coming together.
  • Cover of Tyga Owes The Taxman Upward Of 90 Grand
    Remember when Tyga spent over $120,000 pimping out his Last Kings flagship store in LA? Apparently, it would be better served in the hands of the IRS.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: March 3-9
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
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