Following years of irrelevance, the Los Angeles hip hop scene returned to prominence and now has a new breed of stars. YG is among the new breed of Los Angeles rappers who are making major moves. The Los Angeles standout is signed to Def Jam and has a new mixtape planned before he releases his solo debut album.
The “New West” have proven to be new in every sense of the word. Where there was NWA, the “new” West presents Odd Future, where there was Ice Cube, the “new” West presents Tyga. YG is also among these “new” West rappers delivering something new. With the weather heating up, YG is preparing to deliver his 4 Hunnid Degreez mixtape.
The Source spoke to YG and he discussed the term “ratchet,” the new mixtape and the L.A. sound.
Watch the entire interview below: