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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

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
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