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YG

Rapper

YG Keenan Jackson (born March 9, 1990), most known by his stage name YG (short for Young Gangsta), is an African-American rapper and songwriter from Paramount, California. He was signed by Def Jam in 2009 and released his first single titled "Toot It and Boot It", which peaked at #67 on the Billboard Hot 100, in 2010. He is most associated with the Jerkin' movement based in California alongside other artists including singer and occasional rapper Ty$, who sings the hook on "Toot It and Boot It". He is affiliated with the group Pu$haz Ink. YG, born Keenan Jackson, was born in Paramount, California on March 9, 1990. He attended Paramount High School and graduated in 2008. After releasing several songs that garnered him a large following on the internet, such as "She A Model" and "Aim Me" he signed to Def Jam. He is working on his debut album set to be released in 2012. He was also featured in XXL Freshmen Magazine. A song of his entitled "B*tches ain't Sh*t", featuring Tyga, and Nipsey Hussle, entered the Hot 100 at #100 and at #11 on the Heatseekers Songs chart. YG's song 'Toot It And Boot It' was also featured on N-Dubz' album 'Love.Live.Life' with front man dappy (dino contostavlos)  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1990-03-09
Place of birth
Paramount
Profession
Rapper

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