YG is one of the fierce rap artists in the rap industry. He was born in March 09, 1990 in Compton, California. His youthful age makes him one of the youngest rappers in West Coast. Being young does not deter him from achieving greatness in the rap industry. At age 24, he has made an impact in the industry by releasing some hit songs that have made his name great. His partnership with known artists such as Drake and DJ Mustard has also contributed to his success. His success has seen him become among the millionaires in the rap industry.
YG is a young millionaire who has $1 million net in his account. This is a huge amount for the young rapper. Given the fact that he is young, his worth is deemed to increase in due time. His dedication in the showbiz makes him in a good position to make more money.
The Life and Career
Much of Keenon has been in the limelight from the year 2012 when he got into the music industry choosing rap as his favourite genre of music. But even before getting to the limelight, YG had been involved in other activities in the rap industry. In 2010, he bumped into Drake and the latter confirmed his interest in Keenon’s music.
YG signed to Young Jeezy’s record label, CTE World releasing his debut hit song called ‘Toot it Boot it’. The song was a major success that he got recognition in the industry.
In 2013, Keenon signed a record breaking deal with Def Jam. His mother had been contacted by several record labels that wanted his signature. But it is the $2 million deal with Def Jam that persuaded him. The deal is for 3 albums. It is expected that after the expiration of his deal his account would have grown.
Sources of Income:
YG has been dependent on music as his main source of income. He has earned a good salary from music. With his new record deal with Def Jam, it is expected that his salary would improve his account.
Apart from music, YG has also been involved in the fashion biz. His 4Hunnid clothing line has been helpful to him in making better his net worth.
He is also the CEO of a record label that he started together with his friend, DJ Mustard in 2008. The record label is known as Pu$haz Ink. His different engagements will be helpful in making him get a huge net wealth in the future.