The complete guide to 'young' rappers
Young this, Lil' that, MC whoever. In hip-hop, the moniker often packs as much punch as the artist's lyrics. Take Jay-Z, (Sdot, Jigga, Hov) or any member of the Wu-Tang Clan (Ghostface Killah: Tony Starks, Wally Champ, Iron Man). Despite over-use (and various spellings) of "Young," all prefixes are not created equal. In honor of Young Jeezy's upcoming show in Denver, we've compiled this guide of every "Young" MC you should be familiar with.
Young Bleed Home town: Baton Rouge, Louisiana Real name: Glenn Clifton Jr. Best song: "How You Do That" This youngster is based out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. You might remember him from the days when Master P. was running the game with his No Limit Soldiers. His track "How You Do That" was later remixed by Percy and company.
Yung Joc Home town: Atlanta, Georgia Real name: Jasiel Robinson Best song: "It's Goin' Down" This young guy made it expressely clear that regardless of where you find him, be it the mall, the trap house, your mama's house, it's going down. For a moment, Yung Joc, under the Bad Boy imprint, gave the South its swagger back and his then-boss Puffy notable cred in the streets of Atlanta.Next Page