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Here’s YG’s New Song with Drake and Kamaiyah, ‘Why You Always Hatin”

YG has a new song, "Why You Always Hatin'," with a guest verse from Drake and a surprise appearance by up-and-coming Oakland rapper Kamaiyah. The track was produced by…
Anna Gaca / May 21, 2016

YG’s Sophomore Album Finally Has a Release Month

It's been a long and frustrating wait the follow-up to YG's My Krazy Life. After his excellent single, "Twist My Fingaz," dropped last July, YG's sophomore effort…
Brian Josephs / May 13, 2016

YG Says the Secret Service Is After Him for His Song ‘FDT’

"FDT," a source of anti-Donald Trump joy for many, is now becoming a headache to YG. TMZ caught up with the Compton rapper and asked him how he…
Brian Josephs / April 26, 2016

YG and Nipsey Hussle Storm the Streets to Proclaim ‘F*** Donald Trump’

YG's raucous "F*** Donald Trump" is a masterful piece of rap as influential weapon, a takedown of the Republican frontrunner as well as a comprehensively cutting indictment…
Brennan Carley / April 18, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Told Slant, Moses Sumney, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from politically conscious rappers, underground Swedish pop producers, Brooklyn bedroom punks,…
SPIN Staff / April 1, 2016

Stream YG and Nipsey Hussle’s Feel-Good New Track, ‘F**k Donald Trump’

Current Republican presidential frontrunner and small-handed sycophant Donald Trump is not without his critics. Among the many sane people who take issue with his grandstanding bigotry…
James Grebey / March 30, 2016

YG, Krept, and Konan Don’t Even Know What They Did ‘Last Night’ in New Video

U.K. rap duo Krept and Konan have shared the music video for their hazy track "Last Night," a cut from their 2015 album The Long Way…
James Grebey / March 3, 2016

YG Unleashes ‘I Wanna Benz’ Featuring 50 Cent and Nipsey Hussle

YG may be Still Krazy after all these years — which is another way of saying he's still at work on the follow-up to last year's superb My…
Harley Brown / December 13, 2015

Download YG, Blanco, and DB Tha General’s ‘California Livin’ Mixtape

YG's been teasing a new mixtape called California Livin with Blanco and DB Tha General for the last month now and now its arrived in…
Colin Joyce / September 24, 2015

YG Offers Up a Smooth New West Coast Anthem, ‘G Thang’

YG's been promising the follow-up to last year's My Krazy Life for a few months now, briefly derailed when he was shot in the studio, and…
Brennan Carley / August 20, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Calvin Harris, YG, Rustie, SPORTS, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from yelping synth-soul-turned-hip-hop experimentalists,…
Rachel Brodsky / July 21, 2015

YG Returns With Snarling, Syrupy ‘Twist My Fingaz’

YG's back with a new single called "Twist My Fingaz," his second track (following last night's "Cash Money") after getting shot several times in his…
Brennan Carley / July 16, 2015

YG Drops Snippet of Krazy New Song, ‘Twist My Fingaz’

Update: YG just dropped a new song called "Cash Money" on iTunes. Buy it here. Despite getting shot earlier this summer, YG is feeling…
James Grebey / July 15, 2015

YG Shot in Los Angeles

YG was shot in a Los Angeles recording studio at 1:45 am this morning, TMZ reports. According to area law officials, the rapper was shot three…
Rachel Brodsky / June 12, 2015

YG, Freeway, and the LOX Cameo During Erykah Badu’s Set at Roots Picnic

Update: Full professional footage from Erykah Badu and the Roots' performance of "Love of My Life" surfaced Wednesday, June 24. In this new clip, Badu…
Andrew Unterberger / May 31, 2015

Ty Dolla $ign Is Dressed to Kill in ‘Only Right’ Video

Ty Dolla $ign has a new video for his DJ Mustard-produced track "Only Right." Starring fellow rappers YG, Joe Moses, and TeeCee, the visuals have the…
Rachel Brodsky / May 29, 2015

SXSW 2015: YG, John Legend, and More Play AXE White Label Collective Day Party

On Saturday morning, fans flocked to the AXE White Label Collective's SXSW day party — powered by SPIN — to witness an awe-inspiring line up including James Davis, ASTR, Lolawolf, YG, and…
SPIN Staff / March 24, 2015

AXE White Label Collective Day Party Recap: John Legend, ASTR, YG, and More

As part of the AXE White Label Collective's SXSW day party — powered by SPIN — fans were treated to performances by James Davis, ASTR, Lolawolf, YG,…
SPIN Staff / March 23, 2015

SXSW 2015: The Five Best Things We Saw on Day Five

Well, we made it. Five days in (and lots of muddy shoes later), South By Southwest 2015 has finally drawn to a close. On its fifth…
SPIN Staff / March 22, 2015

Axe White Label Collective SXSW Party 2015 Lineup: John Legend, YG, and More

With South by Southwest just a couple of weeks away, we are excited to announce the Axe White Label Collective party powered by SPIN event. The party will be held on Saturday,…
SPIN Staff / March 9, 2015
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