YG HELPS EX-INMATES GET BACK ON THEIR FEET – WITH HIS OWN SNEAKERS

LOS ANGELES, CA – California hit king YG has turned into quite the acute businessman over the past few years. However, neither clout nor capitalism has shrouded his connection to the people scraping to get by. On Friday (May 21), the “FDT” rapper linked with TMZ to document his latest charitable act where he spoke to a group of ex-inmates staying at the Los Angeles’ Amity Foundation House. And not just any inmates. The newly minted parolees had been given a second chance within the free world after being sentenced to life in…

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YouTube Declines to Ban YG Song About Robbing Asian People

According to reports, YG recently came under fire after his—“Meet the Flockers” song was pinpointed for having anti-Asian lyrics. The 2014 song goes over how to rob people and noted that Asians are easy targets for burglary. Lyrics in the song say, “First, you find a house and scope it out / Find a Chinese neighborhood / ‘Cause they don’t believe in bank accounts.” Because of the recent rise in violence against Asians in America, there was backlash against the song, which was brought up on YouTube company message boards.…

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YG’S NEW ‘BLOCK RUNNER’ SNEAKER SELLS OUT IN LESS THAN 8 MINUTES

It looks like YG is finding early success with his first foray into the fashion world. On Friday (March 26), the Compton star’s “Block Runner” — YG’s very first sneaker — hit the online market via the 4HUNNID website, and fans couldn’t wait for the drop. As soon as the link went live, the limited edition sneakers sold out in less than eight minutes. The red and white-colored pair of sneakers is the first release in a series of drops within the year for YG’s 4HUNNID apparel brand. The low-cut sneakers sit…

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It’s Only Right: YG and Nipsey Hussle’s “FDT” Jumps To No. 1 On iTunes After Biden’s Victory

One of the silver linings throughout Donald Trump’s presidency was the fact that we always had “FDT” to uplift our spirits in times of despair–but now, the song has taken on a whole new meaning. Source: Tommaso Boddi / Getty Immediately following Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ victory on Saturday, YG and Nipsey Hussle’s politically-charged track reached No. 1 on the iTunes charts. In case you’re new here, “FDT” stands for “F*** Donald Trump.” Streams for the 2016 record were already soaring over the course of the past week as Americans headed to the polls on Tuesday. The…

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