Keenon Daquan Ray Jackson, popular with his name YG, is an American rapper and actor.
He is famous for his best-seller album “boot it and toot it” The superstar started his teenage career. YG brought a new genre in the hip hop arena.
The story behind his name
If you are a new listener of rap songs, you may get confused with the singer’s name.
All the hip hop singers have a stage name. There are no specific rules. They receive it according to their preference or hobby. Keenon uses YG as his stage name, which means ‘Young Star.’
YG’s short bio at a glance
|Name||Keenon Daquan Ray Jackson|
|Date of Birth||9th March 1990|
|Birthplace||Compton, California, US|
|Age||30 years old|
|Education||May Fair High School|
|Parents||Shony Jackson ( mother)|
|Net worth||6 million|
|Last updated||October 2020|
YG Net Worth:
Already you have seen that YG has a craziness to release studio albums. His solo songs also become more famous.
He earns near about $ 1000 from his youtube videos. According to 20th October 2020, YG has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
YG’s music career
The multitalented singer YG started his career in 2006. At that time, he was just 16 years old. The boy made his first debut in 2010 with the single song “Boot it and toot it featuring by Ty Dollars Sign.
It became one of his signature songs and grabbed the 67th position among 100 hot Billboards. After the first success, he signed with Def James Recording.
The next year in 2013, he gave a surprise to his listeners with mixtapes like “The real 4 Fingaz,” “Just Re’d Up, “4 hundred Degrees,” etc.
In 2013 he signed with another famous Rapper Yong Jizzy.A single song, “My Nigga, ” ranked on 19th among the 100 hot Billboards of the US.Then, Drake featuring “Who do you love” was his debut for the first studio album.
In 2014 his another debut album, “My Krazy Life faced some critical issues.At tat time he joined with Jeremiah,an american singer and sang, “Don’t Tell Em. This was his one more top singles and again peaked at 6th position of 100 hot billboards.
In 2016 he came with the second studio album “Studio Brazy” Though he sang well there, it also had to face criticisms.
In 2017, the song “I Dont” featured YG and another American singer Marian Carey released.
Both of them performed in Jimmy Kimmels live. Ramy Ma and YG released a remix, and it git the same popularity as his studio albums.
Later in 2018, he released his third studio album,” Stay dangerous. ” The song “Big Bang” was from this album.” Big bang” became his top-charting solo with 17th position among 100 billboards.
YG loved to work for a studio album. It doesn’t Only increase popularity but also bring more money and awards. In 2019 he gifted us with a surprise album “4Real4real.”
The three songs of this album went viral, such as: “Go Loko,” “6ix9ine,” and “Stop Snitchin.” As a result, the whole album-hit in the billboards for one more time.
Well, 2020 seems the jackpot year for YG. He is releasing solo albums this year. Recently he has released a protest track FTP for the “Black Lives Matter” movement.
In July, he released a video song, “War.”Kt went viral on Youtube and got 2 million viewers.
He released another album, “My Life 4hundid” He worked for the album during the COVID 19.
At the same time, he released another single, “Out on bail.”George Floyd’s murder touched him so much, and he released the song as the symbol of protest.