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local radio stations are (unwillingly) playing yg's anti-trump anthem on loop

Someone is hacking oldies stations across the country to bump the Bompton rapper’s most potent political banger non-stop.
Emily Manning
2.2.17
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mariah carey and yg are apparently collaborating on an ‘anthem for women’

Inspired by her recent break up, we could be getting a new heartache-anthem from the icon this weekend.
Wendy Syfret
1.25.17
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backstage portraits from tyler, the creator’s camp flog gnaw: starring yg, kehlani, and a$ap rocky

Gunner Stahl shares intimate snaps of your favorite rappers from the annual Los Angeles gathering that counts Tyler, the Creator as its ringleader.
Emily Manning
11.16.16
Music

how 6 rappers are taking urgent political action

Some of hip-hop’s biggest stars — among them YG, Chance the Rapper, and Pusha T — are making final pushes to get out the vote in today's election.
Emily Manning
11.8.16
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next-generation oakland rapper kamaiyah takes her cues from 90s hip-hop legends

Get to know the next-generation musician on YG's epic 'Fuck Donald Trump' tour.
Jackson Howard
11.4.16
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yg sounds off on his anti-trump crusade

We get candid with the California rapper who’s leading the charge against the toxic bigot and working to improve his Compton community.
Emily Manning
7.27.16
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yg talks beyoncé, trump, and the classic codes of california style

The Bompton rapper’s sophomore record ‘Still Brazy’ and a new offshoot of his clothing line officially arrive today. We catch up with gangsta rap’s torchbearer about all things SoCal: from the pared-down poetry of crisply pressed Dickies, to the...
Emily Manning
6.17.16
Music

my krazy life: compton rapper yg tells his story of gangs, jail and bitches

Over the last twelve months, YG has risen from “ratchet underdog” to compelling newcomer, fast emerging as one of the most interesting rhymers to hail from California since that young kid and his maad city. i-D meets Young Gangsta in LA and New York to...
Hattie Collins
7.3.14
Music

i-D june mixtape 2014

June has been the month for music. With artists like SBTRKT, Grimes and Pusha T putting out the freshest songs, I really don't know how July is going to compete. Tune into the music and get into those variable rhythms.
i-D Team
6.2.14