YG Hootie

Born:  March 13, 1987

Birthplace:  Lynwood, CA

Zodiac Sign:  Pisces

YG Hootie is an Emcee under Waka Flocka Flame's Brick Squad Monopoly who has released four successful albums to iTunes since his career kicked off in 2011. He is particularly known for his collaborations with superstar artists like Gucci Mane and Wooh Da Kid.

He first began to gain a following in 2011 after his single "Veintiocho" was featured on the collaborative album Train to Go, Vol. 10.

One of his most popular singles, released in February 2015, is "Can't Check Me" ft. Waka Flocka Flame.

He and his younger sister were raised in Compton, California. His real name is Keenon Jackson.

He grew up alongside Kendrick Lamar in Compton, California and the two eventually released the single "Two Presidents," depicting imagined incarnations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. 


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