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Keenon Jackson Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Keenon Dequan Ray Jackson
Place Of Birth
Compton, USA
33 years old
Birth Date
March 9 1990

Keenon Jackson Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
Harmony, Vibe Jackson

About Keenon Jackson

Keenon Daequan Ray Jackson, whose fans know him as YG, aka Young Gangsta, is a promising and well-established American rapper.

His date of birth is March 9, 1990, and his birthplace is Compton, California, United States. Furthermore, his career took flight in 2010 when his first debut single, titled 'Toot It and Boot It,' was released in collaboration with Ty Dolla Sign.

This debut was a huge success, with his single hitting 67th number on the Billboard Hot 100. Moreover, the doors of opportunity opened with this single, and in the aftermath, he got to sign a deal with Def Jam Recordings.

Furthermore, in the subsequent year, numerous mixtapes were released by him. By the year 2013, he had already been doing business with several agencies and finally received an offer with Young Jeezy’s imprint CTE World. Further, his presence was overpowering his fans, and he was already on his way to marking his dominance in the music industry. He collaborated with other already established and world-famous artists like Drake and DJ Mustard, which led him to release his debut studio album in 2014. Besides, he started getting global success and was critically comprehended with the release of his album titled 'My Krazy Life'. Moreover, his biggest chart-topping song was 'Don’t Tell Em' in collaboration with the singer Jeremih, which hit the sixth spot on the Billboard Hot 100. Not only that, in 2016, he released his second globally successful album, 'Still Brazy'.

Moreover, his debut album was released by Jeezy’s record label CTE World. Furthermore, he was also a performer on the set of Jimmy Kimmel Live and performed with Mariah Carey on February 15, 2017. Furthermore, his list of collaborations with other influential artists goes a long way, the artists that he has collaborated with include Nicki Minaj, Drake, 50 Cent, 2 Chainz, DJ Mustard, and Ty Dolla Sign.

Additionally, he had been part of a Compton-based Westside Tree Top Piru gang. During the filming of one of his music videos, he got injured. However, he was out of danger, as his manager confirmed.

He was not away from controversies. His songs had an inclination towards inappropriate comments towards the Asian American community, which was met with protests. In 2016  there were words on the street regarding YG setting up a new label under the name '4Hunnid'. The rumors were aired when YG started his fashion line with the same logo. Furthermore, these words were confirmed to be true by Billboard magazine when it was stated that he accepted a distribution deal for the same label with the aforementioned name with Interscope Records and Empire Distribution.

Keenon Jackson was born in Compton, California, to his mother Shonee Jackson while the name of his father is unknown.

Keenon Jackson's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Keenon Jackson’s net worth?

Keenon Jackson’s net worth is $6 million.

How much does Keenon Jackson earn per year?

Details on the annual income of Keenon Jackson are unavailable.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Keenon Jackson?

Keenon Jackson is 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) tall.

How old is Keenon Jackson?

Keenon Jackson is 32 years old as he was born on March 9, 1990.

Childhood And Education

Keenon Jackson's full name is Keenon Dequan Ray Jackson. He was born on March 9, 1990, and his birthplace is Compton, California. Keenon Jackson was born to a mother named Shonee Jackson. Likewise, his stage name is Young Gangsta, short for YG. When Keenon Jackson was 16 years old he was a part of a Blood Gang 2006. The father of Keenon Jackson has been in jail and has been there for a long time regarding a few legal issues.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Keenon Jackson’s partner?

Keenon Jackson was in a short-lived relationship with Kehlani from 2019 to 2020. Keenon Jackson also has two daughters, named Harmony and Vibe with Catelyn Sparks.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Keenon Jackson is distinguished by his stage name YG. he is a prodigious and well-renowned American rapper from the West Coast. He is famous for his radio singles 'Toot It and Boot It'. He has broken several Billboard records with his music. His first mixtape was released when he was 18 years old.

Other Interesting Keenon Jackson Facts And Trivia

  • His Internet mixtape was used by him to have a record deal with Def Jam.
  • His 2012 song named 'Grindmode' was in collaboration with 2 Chainz.
  • Keenon Jackson has earned great popularity with his internet mixtapes.
  • The debut album of Keenon Jackson, 'My Krazy Life' was released in 2014.
  • The third single of Keenon Jackson 'Why You Always Hatin', was released on OVO Sound Radio.
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