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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

YG, Macklemore, G-Eazy, and Many More Say ‘F**k Donald Trump’ in New Video

Update: YG is also heading on a fall tour aptly titled "F**k Donald Trump." Ascendent Oakland rapper Kamaiyah, Still Brazy feature Sad Boy, and frequent collaborator RJ will serve as…
Brian Josephs / August 16, 2016

YG Rides Around Shining in the New Video for ‘Why You Always Hatin’?’ With Drake, Kamaiyah, and Ty Dolla $ign

Kamaiyah gets her foot rubbed. YG transfers from helicopter to candy-colored car. Drake and Ty Dolla $ign take turns riding around with him. The video…
Dan Weiss / August 15, 2016

YG and His Crew Take Over Tokyo in ‘Word Is Bond’ Video

After dropping the video for "Still Brazy," YG decides to take the G-funk sound to Tokyo for the Slim 400-assisted "Word Is Bond." YG…
Brian Josephs / July 29, 2016

YG and Nipsey Hussle Clean Up ‘F**k Donald Trump’ for the ‘Nightly Show’

It's not the 2016 election song we wanted, but it's the one we deserved. YG and Nipsey Hussle appeared on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore last night…
Anna Gaca / July 23, 2016

YG Joins Unlikely Forces With G-Eazy and Macklemore on ‘FDT Part 2′

Hardly anybody immediately considers Macklemore and G-Eazy woke — unless it's satirically speaking. Yet, here they are on YG's "FDT Part 2." It's no surprise that…
Brian Josephs / July 20, 2016

YG Is ‘Still Brazy’ in His Latest Video

YG's Essential new LP, Still Brazy, has been lauded as the type of album that makes you throw up a black-power fist with one hand and handle…
Brian Josephs / July 13, 2016

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Debut Albums Since ‘Reasonable Doubt’

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we’re publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper’s singular…
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016

YG Goes Brazy in ‘Five Fingers of Death’ Freestyle

The "Five Fingers of Death" segment, where the DJ throws the guest a series of beats to freestyle over, is a staple of Sirius XM's Sway in…
Brian Josephs / June 22, 2016
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