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College Did Not Have Contract Banning YG From Performing “FDT,” Student Group Says

Last week, outlets like Complex and XXL reported that YG had broken a $60,000 contract by performing the song "FDT" at a recent performance at San…
Andy Cush / March 10, 2017

Video: Mike WiLL Made-It – “Gucci On My” ft. 21 Savage, YG, and Migos

In anticipation for the upcoming Ransom 2, Mike WiLL Made-It has dropped a new video for the track "Gucci On My." Featuring 21 Savage, YG, and Migos,…
Rob Arcand / March 9, 2017

San Diego State Says YG Got Paid Despite Performing Anti-Trump Song

This past weekend, the Los Angeles rapper YG performed at an on-campus concert held at San Diego State University as part of the school's GreenFest week. During…
Jordan Sargent / March 6, 2017

Watch Mariah Carey’s First Televised Performance Since Her New Year’s Eve Fiasco

Last night, Mariah Carey and YG hit Jimmy Kimmel Live! to perform their new not-yet hit single "I Don't." The appearance was not only their first televised performance…
Brian Josephs / February 16, 2017

New Music: Mariah Carey – “I Don’t” ft. YG [UPDATE]

After teasing it on the season finale of her reality "docu-series" Mariah's World, Mariah Carey has released a heartbroken new single, "I Don't." "'Cause boy I was…
Anna Gaca / February 3, 2017

YG Sued Over Unpaid Royalties for “Bicken Back Being Bool” and “Who Do You Love?”

Not even YG is safe from the unfortunate unpaid royalties lawsuit. Uproxx reports that poet Henry Russell, who professionally goes by Grimmis, claims YG used his poems…
Brian Josephs / January 6, 2017

The 101 Best Songs of 2016

When the history books are written, music will probably not be the first thing anyone remembers about 2016. Nevertheless, the music was excellent—memorable and meaningful enough…
SPIN Staff / December 13, 2016

The 50 Best Albums of 2016

There's been no shortage of pessimism about 2016—a year that was plagued with fear, hatred, and confusion. In music, that ugliness was often confronted head-on,…
SPIN Staff / December 12, 2016

YG Is Giving Out “Fuck Donald Trump” Bagels to Celebrate Election Day

You may or may not be aware of it, but today is election day in the United States. One person who's hoping to get people…
Kyle McGovern / November 8, 2016

Video: YG – “One Time Comin'”

YG's "One Time Comin'," the G-Funk anti-police brutality anthem that he released this week, now has a rebellious and poignant video to match it. The…
Brian Josephs / October 26, 2016

New Music: YG Talks Police Brutality on “One Time Comin'”

YG isn't backing away from the political voice he's developed with Still Brazy. His latest track, "One Time Comin'," is a bristling G-Funk revival that pays tribute…
Brian Josephs / October 25, 2016

From a White Stripes Reunion to a Frank Ocean Blog Post, Donald Trump Can Only Make Good Things Happen by Accident

Donald Trump's performance in last week's final presidential debate was a bit of a mess, which is to say it was very on-brand. Out of the many misfires,…
Brian Josephs / October 24, 2016

Chinese Americans Are Protesting a 2-Year-Old YG Track Over Robbery Concerns

YG's "Meet the Flockers," a highlight off 2014's My Krazy Life, is now the target of a White House petition that is attempting to "ban the song from…
Brian Josephs / October 11, 2016

Video: Kamaiyah – “Fuck It Up”

Kamaiyah's debut mixtape A Good Night in the Ghetto is good enough to warrant new music videos seven months after its release. The latest is the Fader-produced…
Brian Josephs / October 11, 2016

YG Invited Fans to Smash a Donald Trump Piñata Onstage

YG isn't a big fan of chum-crusted sponge Donald Trump—he has a song called "Fuck Donald Trump," which is also the name of his current tour. The…
Jeremy Gordon / September 19, 2016
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