YG is an immensely popular Rapper and actor in America. He is commonly known with the name ‘YG’ as it is his stage name, but his real name is Keenon Dequan Ray Jackson. YG has produced several songs and mixtapes and but his debut single; ‘Toot it and Boot It’ turned out to be a huge success and was ranked 67 in the Hot 100 of Billboard. Seeing the success of his first debut track, Def Jam Recordings signed him up, and he never looked back after it.
He releases several mixtapes and singles in the following years, and most of them were among the Top 100 songs on the Billboard which is an outstanding achievement. His most successful single till date is ‘ Don’t Tell ‘Em’ which was in the Top 10 list of Billboard.
YG was born in Compton, California on 9th March 1990. His stage name ‘YG’ stands for Young Gangster. In the year 2006, he turned 16, and it was the time when he joined the Bloods gang. There were some tax fraud charges against his father, and he served time in jail, too for them.
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YG’s career journey started from 2013 when he released his first album named; ‘I’m 4rm Bompton’ under the Jeezy’s record label. He also features in a song of YoGotti, named as ‘Act Right’. It got the 100th position on the Billboard Hot 100. Then he features in several other songs too before he released his debut Album and changed its title to My Krazy Life. The same album had a song in which Drake was featured.
In 2019 he was planning to drop a surprise album for his fans, but he had to postpone it because of the tragic death of bis close friend; Nipsey Hussle. He released a couple of Albums, and each one of them performed exceptionally well. He features several artists in his songs such as Drake in ‘Who do you love’, Krayzie Bone in ‘Cash Money’, etc. In the year 2020, he released a track; FTP to support the Black Lives Matter protest.
YG and his Girlfriend have two daughters. In 2012, few shots were fired while YG was filming a music video. The police reached the sport and shut down the set. YG faced an accident when he was shot in the hip on June 12, 2015, but he was fortunate enough that injuries were not too severe.
It was confirmed on 6th September 2019 that YG and Kehlani were dating, but they both separated when YG was caught cheating. YG is a non-vegetarian, but due to certain health issues, he had to follow a vegan diet schedule for around three months in the year 2016.
According to some reports, YG net worth is believed to be around $6 million. He is 30 years old and quite successful in his career. Most of his singles topped the Billboard charts, and one of his singles even was certified Platinum in 2014.