Before becoming a Platinum rapper, Young Jeezy (or just Jeezy) was a member of the rap supergroup - Boyz N Da Hood. Following the success, Young Jeezy embarked on a rap career that has spawned three albums, two of which hit #1, and three Grammy nominations.
With the backing of music industry heavyweight, L.A. Reid, Young Jeezy was signed to Def Jam Records and released his major label debut, Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101, in 2005. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, and featured the hit single "Soul Survivor". He released his sophomore set, The Inspiration: Thug Motivation 201 (2006) and his third album, The Recession (2008), both of which hit #1 on the Billboard 200. The single "Put On", featuring Kanye, was nominated for two Grammy Awards and earned him a Gold plaque.
Jeezy has been serving up some of the realest tracks and has proven to one of the most original MCs in the game.
YFN Lucci began rapping at the age of 16; by the next year, in 2014, he made his professional debut on a Johnny Cinco mixtape. Before 2014 had even finished, YFN Lucci had signed to the TIG label and released his own debut mixtape, titled Wish Me Well. The mixtape's follow-up, Wish Me Well, Vol. 2, was released in 2016 and featured the hit single, "Key to the Streets".
Young Dro taught us all how to "Shoulder Lean" in 2006 with his smash hit of the same name. The rapper is about to release his sophomore set, P.O.L.O. (Players Only Live Once), this 2011 and will be on tour to promote the disc. Don't miss a date on Young Dro's concert schedule (2011); Use Eventful for Young Dro tour dates and venue information.
The Bankhead, Atlanta native was discovered by his mentor - T.I. - in the early 2000s. T.I. signed the rapper to his Grand Hustle record label and worked for years on his debut album, Best Thang Smokin'. The album was a huge success debuting at #3 on the Billboard 200 and featured the double-Platinum single "Shoulder Lean". Young Dro continued to generate buzz with high profile collaborations with T.I., Diddy, and 8Ball & MJG, just to name a few.
After a five year hiatus, Young Dro will drop his hotly anticipated sophomore album in 2011. The album features the hit single, "Take Off", and features collabos with Gucci Mane and T.I. In the meantime, you will have to catch Young Dro on tour. Use Eventful as your source for Young Dro tour dates and venue information and use Demand It to request his presence at a venue near you.