If You Aren’t Up On YG, This Kendrick Lamar-Assisted Track Will Put Your Attention In A Chokehold (Audio)

Although he’s still a relatively new face in Hip-Hop, Kendrick Lamar has fast found the ability to knight other artists into the spotlight. While K.Dot has many pockets of fans, some Heads gravitate towards the Compton MC for his unpredictable flows, honesty, and eloquent wordplay that align him with the great MCs of Hip-Hop. These Heads might not follow the blogs, mixtapes, and youth movements of the streets. That said, through Lamar assistance, guys like Gunplay, YG Hootie (no relation), and even Nitty Scott, MC have made their way onto new iPods, playlists, and burnt CDs.

The latest in this quality may be another CPT native in YG. Signed to Def Jam Records, through Young Jeezy’s CTE imprint, YG is nobody new to the scene. A heavy player in the Ratchet movement of late, YG has worked with Nipsey Hussle, DJ Mustard, and others, garnering a hardcore sound. On “Really Be (Smokin’ N’ Drinkin’),” the pair talk about the stresses of coming up in these streets. Another West Coast sensation, Ty Dolla $ign, laces the beat.


Just as his debut album LP, My Krazy Life hits stores, does this grab your attention for YG?

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