YG & Nipsey Hussle Perform "Fuck Donald Trump" On The Nightly Show
YG & Nipsey Hussle
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore frequently invites rappers onto the show to partake in roundtable discussions on hot topics and perform their music. Last night, the show invited YG and Nipsey Hussle to weigh in on the Republican National Convention's nomination of Donald Trump for the presidency with a performance of their Still Brazy single "Fuck Donald Trump."
Watch Kamaiyah's "A Good Night In The Ghetto" Documentary
Toward the end of May, Oakland rapper Kamaiyah received a major boost in exposure when she was heard on the hook of YG's Still Brazy single "Why You Always Hatin," which also features Drake. A couple of months before that, though, she released A Good Night in the Ghetto, her debut project -- one that many outlets consider to be among the best work of the year (it ranked No.
YG "Still Brazy" Video
YG's sophomore album is teeming with west coast grooves, but the title track, Still Brazy, is undoubtedly one of the strongest. Today, the L.A. rapper has shared a video for the record, which keeps things simple and stylish, going along with the general aesthetic of the album so far, with himself and the rest of his crew rocking his own 4Hunnid merch, dancing against red and white backdrops while special effects spice up the party.
YG & G-Eazy Perform "FDT (Remix)" Live
YG & G-Eazy
G-Eazy has been busy on the road for the "Endless Summer" tour with Logic, YG and Yo Gotti, but he's still managed to find the time to record a new mixtape and a remix. The rapper revealed during a recent interview that he has a verse on a remix of Nipsey Hussle and YG's political-minded "FDT" remix, and during a recent tour stop, YG and G-Eazy gave L.A. fans an early preview of the remix by performing it live.
AD Feat. YG "Thug" Video
AD Feat. YG
In May, Compton's AD enlisted Bompton's YG for a ruthless street single, "Thug," produced by Sorry Jaynari of the League of Starz. A month later, the song would land on AD and Jaynari's joint tape, By the Way, which arrived before YG's Still Brazy, on which AD also appeared -- on the track "Don't Come to LA." Both projects are situated within Compton, a town that's producing some of the country's most compelling gangsta rap.
YG On The Breakfast Club
With his new album, Still Brazy, out now, YG isn't letting up on the promotion any time soon. After gracing our latest digital cover, the rapper posted up with The Breakfast Club this morning in NYC to discuss the new album and pour up a little with Charlamagne Tha God.
YG Spits "5 Fingers Of Death" Freestyle On Sway In The Morning
YG has been hitting the promo market hard this past week in support of his sophomore album Still Brazy, and rightfully so. While out in NYC, the Compton rapper made his way by the "Sway In The Morning" Show and was asked to partake in Sway’s “5 Fingers Of Death” freestyle segment, which he happily accepted. Going in over some classic West Coast instrumentals, listen as YG goes brazy on the mic & showcases his freestylin' abilities straight off the top. Check it out above.
YG And The Therapist (Full Interview)
In promotion of his sophomore album Still Brazy, YG decided to link up with Viceland and shoot a special program titled “YG And The Therapist,” which finds him detailing last year’s shooting incident among other things. Running a lengthy 21 minutes, the Compton rapper talked about being shot 3 times at Studio City in LA, turning to alcohol to cope with paranoia, his new outlook on life, DJ Mustard, fatherhood, and a whole lot more. Check it all out above.
YG’s “Still Brazy” Release Party Recap
To celebrate the release of his sophomore album Stil Brazy, YG hosted a star-studded release party this past weekend featuring guest appearances from DJ Khaled, O.T. Genasis, Russell Westbrook and several other celebs. For those unable to get on the guest list, Karen Civil has got your covered with this video recap of Friday night’s shin dig.
YG Spits A Wild "Been Brazy" Freestyle For The LA Leakers
YG has been filled with a brazy energy leading up to the release of his banging sophomore LP. He's been doing interviews coast-to-coast and telling his story to publications such as ours, as we just put him in the spotlight for our new Digital Cover story.
YG Drops A Freestyle Over The "FDT" Beat
With his album Still Brazy dropping at midnight, YG stopped by Hot97 to spit a quick freestyle. Fittingly, DJ Funkmaster Flex served him his own beat: "FDT" aka "Fuck Donald Trump." There aren't many emcees in the game right now who sound more natural over a funky California beat like YG 4hunnid. Still Brazy has been out for almost two days now for Apple Music fans, so they may recognize these lyrics. For everyone else, they're a verse from the track "Blacks & Browns," which you'll be able to hear in just a few hours.
YG Talks New Album, Fatherhood & More On Hot 97
While out in NYC this week to promote his sophomore album Still Brazy, which is streaming now on Apple Music, West Coast spitter YG decided to make his way by the Hot 97 studios on Wednesday morning and sit down with the gang from Ebro in the Morning. Chopping it for a brief 13-minutes, the Bompton native talked about the new album, being a father, past beef with DJ Mustard, therapy after being shot, and more. Check it out above.
On The Come Up: RJ
Fresh off the release of his celebrated mixtape OMMIO 3, RJ has developed into one of Los Angeles' most exciting artists. In an interview with HNHH, RJ discussed his early influences, which were predominately east coast rappers like Jay Z. "They was tearing stuff up.," he said. "I gravitated to them because of the story they was telling. West Coast rap was getting a little mundane. But I'm glad we back!"
YG's HNHH Digital Cover BTS
Last night, fans patiently awaiting YG's new album Still Brazy got a pleasant surprise when the album became available to stream exclusively on Apple Music, three days prior to its proper release. The album had yet to spring a leak, and thus this was a smart decision to avoid that possibility entirely, one which we're seeing a lot of artists take lately.
Watch The Trailer For "YG And The Therapist"
YG has been through some shit over the past couple of years. He got shot at his own studio last summer and still doesn't know who the bullets came from. Now, the secret service is keeping tabs on him due to his recent single in protest of the GOP presidential nominee, straightforwardly titled "Fuck Donald Trump." All of that, and he's about to drop Still Brazy, his sophomore album that will attempt to live up to and surpass the expectations set by his classic debut, My Krazy Life.
YG Speaks On "Still Krazy" Album Process On Power 106
YG is slowly starting the process for his sophomore album campaign.
YG & Nipsey Hussle "FDT (F*ck Donald Trump)" Video
YG & Nipsey Hussle
The video shoot for YG and Nipsey Hussle's protest record, "FDT (Fuck Donald Trump)," was shut down by police a few weeks back, but it hasn't stopped the West Coast rappers from getting their message out, delivering the full visual today. Beginning with some text, we're reminded of the progress America has made since the election of Barack Obama, as well as the possibility of reversing that forward momentum if the right decision is not made in the election this year.
YG Previews New Song In "4 Hunnid" Ad
YG has already given us some great music leading up to the release of his upcoming sophomore album, Still Krazy, and today, he's continued the streak by previewing a glorious minute of a new record in his commercial for his brand, 4 Hunnid.
YG On Big Boy
YG visited Big Boy's radio show last week, and he brought along a special guest, his mama. YG's mom, Shonee Show, discussed an initiative they're doing to give back to the community and didn't hesitate to take part in the conversation through out the thirty minute interview. Apart from YG's new initiative, the rapper says his new album is "coming soon," and goes on to discuss his collaboration with Nipsey Hussle and 50 Cent. He also talks about past gang banging affiliations and how they affect him present day-- venues not wanting to book his shows etc.
YG Gives A Hood Fashion Tutorial
YG recently stopped by LA's Power 106 to give a tutorial on how to look slick in Bompton, and how to avoid looking like a "doodoo daddy." The 4Hunnid rapper went through some of his signature fashion techniques, as he cut a fresh pair of khakis below the knees and then frayed the bottoms with the same pair of scissors. Another insider's tip: always keep a backup white tee.