YG is known as an American rapper and actor. He is most famous for his hit single "Toot It and Boot It.
Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson was born on March 9, 1990 in Compton, California. Growing up, he was raised by his grandparents. His father was never promptly accessible after his consistent issues with the law which kept him in prison for the vast majority of YG's youth years. His mom, Shonee Jackson used to operate a childcare business in Paramount. At the point when the childcare business wasn't getting enough income, she left there and started working at a supermarket. She likewise worked at the well known fast food organization, McDonald's. Things got progressively hard for YG's family when they lost their home.
The area he experienced childhood in, drove him to gan life. He joined the Bloods gang at 16 years old and was presented to different criminal operations like burglary and drug medication dealing, which consequently drove him to serve some correctional facility time.
YG started his music career in 2005 but dropped his first collection in 2014. The collection was at first planned to be released in 2012, yet after a few postponements, it got held up and was released two years after the booked date with the title My Krazy Life. One of the tracks on the album collection, titled Who Do You Love?, featured Drake in it and was produced by DJ Mustard. The tune crested at number 19 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
As an actor, he has featured in 5 movies. His first role was in We the Party, a 2012 film wherein he featured as C.C. In the same year, he assumed an appearance role as a student in Mac and Devin Go to High School. The film featured rap stars Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa as its principal characters, Mac and Devin. He likewise featured in White T, Blame it On the Streets and White Boy Rick.
The rapper isn't married but for a long time, he was dating the mother of his youngster Catelyn Starks. Together, they have a three-year-old child named Harmony.
In September 2019, YG and R/B songstress, Kehlani were seen clasping hands in New York City. TMZ shared a video of the two arriving together at the Kith show, a photographer can be heard asking as to whether it's "official," to which Kehlani reacted positively. She later posted a photograph of her and YG on her Instagram page where she confirmed their love for each other.